Analysis

Six takeaways from our investigation into Indonesia's plasma scheme

Our investigation sheds light on a hidden crisis in the global palm oil industry

‘On the road, I feel the ancestors watching’

A photo essay from southern Papua

‘In the plantations there is hunger and loneliness’

The cultural dimensions of food insecurity in Papua.

Balancing nature, indigenous identity and development

An interview with anthropologist Chris Chancellor

For years firms that bribed Indonesian officials evaded justice. Could this be about to change?

Legal loopholes have made it difficult to prosecute companies involved in corruption scandals, until now.

Analysis: Can Papuan politicians protect forests without protecting the rule of law?

Our recent investigation reveals tensions between policies to protect Indonesian rainforest and a desire for investment at any cost.

Indonesia’s best democratic instincts protected Aru's rainforests. Now it's democracy that needs saving.

How a grassroots fight for land rights connects to recent protests across Indonesia.

The indigenous people of Aru saved their rainforest from destruction. Here’s how.

Ten takeaways from “Saving Aru”

What we learned from two years of investigating corrupt land deals in Indonesia

And what it says about how to fix the nation’s deforestation and land rights crisis.

How land grabbers weaponise indigenous ritual against Papuans

An interview with anthropologist Sophie Chao

A carbon bomb in Papua: 7 takeaways from our investigation

What you need to know from our groundbreaking investigation, The secret deal to destroy paradise

Does Indonesia’s storied anti-graft agency have a blind spot for corrupt land deals?

The KPK may yet have a chilling effect on companies' ability to operate with impunity across vast areas of unexploited rainforest.

‘North Sumatran land mafia offered me $21m to win election — then hand over control of government’

An exclusive interview with one of Indonesia’s foremost indigenous rights activists.

How corrupt elections fuel the sell-off of Indonesia’s natural resources

There is every indication that permit selling in the agribusiness and extractive sectors is rife across Indonesia, even if the true extent remains hidden.

It's time to confront Indonesian politicians' collusion with the palm oil industry

Our investigation reveals the deep connections between the palm oil industry and the corruption of Indonesian democracy.

Introducing: Indonesia for Sale

An investigative series shining new light on the corruption behind Indonesia’s deforestation and land rights crisis.