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Are you managing fire prone lands in Southeast Asia? Each day, satellite imagery provides us information on hotspots in the ASEAN region. We are currently monitoring hotspot occurrences for 642 land parcels covering 275,770,114 sq km of the ASEAN region and able to alert you whenever an area of interest to you has one or more hotspot/s.

Click on http://www.aseanfirealert.org to download the app and register your free account.


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Conservation in oil palm is possible - 25 Nov, 2016
Erik Meijaard is a Jakarta-based conservation scientist coordinating the Borneo Futures Initiative. The views expressed are his own. Read more...

U study provides global picture of crop production greenhouse gas emissions - 24 Nov, 2016
researchers from the University of Minnesota Institute on the Environment used models and geospatial data to determine which crops and cropping practices are the biggest emissions culprits Read more...

Palm oil culprits apprehended in the Leuser Ecosystem. Who sent them? - 23 Nov, 2016
The police investigate illegal land clearing in the Singkil peat swamp forest, one of Indonesia’s most ecologically important landscapes. Read more...

Haze woes in Miri addressed: Sarawak State Legislative Assembly - 23 Nov, 2016
KUCHING (Bernama) – Engagements with companies having huge land banks which comprise peat soil in Miri have resulted in them adopting measures and standard operating procedures (SOP) to effectively prevent and suppress peat fire which contribute to the haze. Read more...

Action plan to combat haze - 23 Nov, 2016
KUCHING: An integrated action plan and enforcement on open burning, involving all relevant agencies, is in place to combat haze in Sarawak. Read more...

69m people breathed toxic smoke from 2015 Indonesian fires: study - 22 Nov, 2016
The precise impacts of Indonesia’s annual haze remain poorly understood, but researchers are beginning to learn more. Read more...

Peatlands Survey in Lao PDR, February 2015 GEF-6 Consultation Meeting, Kuala Lumpur EU Ambassadors visit to Raja Musa Forest Reserve. More photos >>



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