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Forest damage and preservation through forest resources management in Indonesia


The destruction of forests, fires and illegal logging is one form of disturbance to forest resources and lately more and more frequent. Fires and deforestation pose enormous losses and the impact is vast, even across national borders. On the other hand, prevention and control efforts were undertaken so far have not provided optimal results. Therefore, it needs a thorough improvement, especially those related to the welfare of marginalized communities or in forest areas. Various improvement efforts are carried out, among others, in the field of extension to the community especially related to the factors causing forest fires, the enhancement of the capacity of government apparatus especially from the Ministry of Forestry, the improvement of facilities to prevent and overcome the forest fires and illegal logging, legal reform and the application of sanctions in assertive.

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Hasyim, S., Abdullah, R. & Ibrahim, H. Forest damage and preservation through forest resources management in Indonesia. GeoJournal 86, 2183–2189 (2021).

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  • Deforestation
  • Fire
  • Forest
  • Demage