The LHK Ministerial Regulation P106 PDF, which is the Minister of Environment and Forestry Regulation No. P106 of 2018, has officially replaced the Government Regulation no. 1999 dated 7 June 2018 concerning the conservation of wild animals and plants in Indonesia.
However, due to pressure from businessmen and songbird enthusiasts, the government has decided to amend the 2018 Minister of Environment and Forestry Regulation P20 in August 2018, which resulted in the removal of five types of birds from the protected animals list. These birds include the Swamp Cuckoo (Pycnonotus zeylanicus), Starling (Gracupica jalla), Forest Kuchika or Batu Murai (Kittacincla malabarica), Little anis-bentet (Collurinchla megarhyncha), and Anis-bentet sangihe (Coracornis sanghirensis).
Moreover, within just six months, the Ministry of Environment and Forestry has approved the Minister of Environment and Forestry Regulation P106 of 2018. This new regulation excludes ten types of protected plants from being protected.
The ten types of plants mentioned are Agathis borneensis or pilau resin, Dipterocarpus cinereus or Palah Mursala, Dipterocarpus littolaris or Nusakambangan Palalar, Upuna borneensis or upan, Vatica bantamensis or coccomolecular, Beilschmiedia madang or Medang Lahu, Eusideroxylon zwageri or iron wood, Intsia palmanica or the iron rod of my shame, Kompassia excelsa or Raja Kath Campus, and Koompassia malaccensis or Kempas Malacca.
For a detailed understanding of the regulations established by the Minister of Environment and Forestry regarding protected plant species and protected animal species in Indonesia, you can refer to the Ministry’s official website where you can find the LHK Ministerial Regulation P106 PDF. The PDF can be downloaded from the website, and it provides comprehensive information on the regulations.
1. What is LHK Ministerial Regulation P106?
LHK Ministerial Regulation P106 is the Minister of Environment and Forestry Regulation No. P106 of 2018, which sets the guidelines and regulations for protected plant and animal species in Indonesia.
2. Why were some bird species removed from the protected animals list?
The decision to remove certain bird species from the protected animals list was made due to pressure from businessmen and songbird enthusiasts.
3. Which bird species were removed from the list?
The five bird species that were removed from the protected animals list are the Swamp Cuckoo, Starling, Forest Kuchika or Batu Murai, Little anis-bentet, and Anis-bentet sangihe.
4. Which plants are no longer protected?
The ten plants that are no longer protected include Agathis borneensis, Dipterocarpus cinereus, Dipterocarpus littolaris, Upuna borneensis, Vatica bantamensis, Beilschmiedia madang, Eusideroxylon zwageri, Intsia palmanica, Kompassia excelsa, and Koompassia malaccensis.
5. Where can I find the LHK Ministerial Regulation P106 PDF?
You can find and download the LHK Ministerial Regulation P106 PDF from the official website of the Ministry of Environment and Forestry.