Lahan Pertanian Semakin Sempit, Warga Garap Hutan Lindung

Subulussalam, (Analisa). Hutan lindung di sepanjang sungai Lae Soraya di Kampong Sukamaju atau Gelombang, Kecamatan Sultan Daulat, Kota Subulussalam hingga kini masih digarap masyarakat untuk dijadikan lahan pertanian.

Semakin luasnya lahan hutan lindung digarap masyarakat petani diduga karena ketidak-tahuan mereka antara batas hutan lindung dan kawasan hutan yang semakin sempit, karena terdesak oleh perusahaan perkebunan pemegang hak guna usaha (HGU). Continue reading

Monitoring Illegal Logging di Kota Subulussalam

Tim Monitoring Pemantauan Illegal Kehutanan LSM Wanagreen di Sungai Gelombang Kecamatan Sultan Daulat Kota Subulussalam Aceh, Indonesia,27/3/2012

Tumpukan kayu Meranti Campuran di Sungai Gelombang di Kawasan Ekosistem Leuser, hasil penebangan liar.

Kawasan Hutan Lindung

 

Tersangka Perusak KEL masing melenggang Bebas

SUBULUSSALAM : LSM Wanagreen mendesak Polres Aceh Singkil segera melakukan penangkapan terhadap perusak Kawasan Ekosistem Leuser (KEL) di Kecamatan Rundeng sekitar 89 hektare lahan kelapa sawit milik pribadi karena berada di Kawasan Ekosistem Leuser di Wilayah Pemko Subulussalam.

Padahal Penetapan status tersangka illegal logging terhadap H Sudirman, warga Simpang Kiri, Kota Subulussalam oleh penyidik Polres Aceh Singkil itu sudah Bulan Mei tahun 2010.

Kawasan Ekosistem Leuser (KEL) di Kecamatan Rundeng Kota Subulussalam itu dirambah secara illegal dan tanpa aturan main yang sudah ditetapkan pemerintah, harus ditindak tegas tanpa pandang bulu

LSM Wanagreen juga mendukung, Mabes Polri harus menindak tegas dan menebas semua pelaku perambah hutan, kalau ternyata hutan lindung dirambah secara illegal, karena pelakunya tidak hanya sudah melanggar peraturan, tapi juga merusak ekosistem kehutanan.

Perusakah Kawasan KEL tersebut menggunakan alat berat, seperti buldozer untuk dijadikan perkebunan kelapa sawit sekitar 500 meter dari Desa Muara Batu-batu, Rundeng. Luas keseluruhan lahan yang dijadikan perkebunan kelapa sawit 200 Ha, dari luas tersebut 89 Ha diantaranya masuk dalam Kawasan Ekosistem Leuser.

Leuser National Park

Taman Nasional Gunung Leuser (TNGL), or normally called just “Leuser”, covers app. 1.094.692 Hectares. The main part of the park is in the province of Aceh, but the park stretches into North Sumatra in the regencies of Langkat, Karo and Dairi. Leuser is the last place on earth where elephants, rhinos, tigers, clouded leopards, and orangutans are found within one area. Leuser has two major river systems, two major volcanoes and three lakes. Continue reading

Coffee Gayo Product

Central Aceh Regent Ir Nasaruddin, MM specifically expressed gratitude to the Minister of Justice and Human Rights Patrialis Akbar, on a certificate of Geographical Indications for Coffee Gayo product. “Gayo People have long waited for this legal recognition to protect products in Coffee Gayo Gayo Highlands,” said Nasaruddin. When asked for his impression after drinking coffee Gayo, Minister Patrialis Akbar said the aroma and taste is typical. “Coffee has long been known,” he said, to stand Bener Meriah. On the stand the ministers were treated to a cup of coffee is mixed Gayo Shukri stand guard Thomas, who wore clothes patterned Kerawang Gayo.

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Aceh – Sumatra


Aceh (pronounced Ah-chey) in the province at the far north of the Sumatran island. The capital of Aceh the city of Banda Aceh.

The 2004 Tsunami on Dec 26th is believed to have killed 130,000 people in Aceh.

Aceh was a wealthy trading port from as early as 1585 when a trade agreement was signed by the Sultan of Aceh with Queen Elizabeth I. Aceh’s main exports at this time were gold, ivory, tin, spices and sandalwood. Now one of the main exports is oil and gold. Continue reading