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Environment Ministry Tries to Prevent Forest and Land Fires from Spreading - 14 Feb, 2018
Manggala Agni Forest and Land Fire (Karhutla) Controlling Brigade of the Ministry of Environment and Forestry (KLHK) together with the parties in the field continue to make efforts to prevent land fires from spreading. Read more...

Environment Ministry Tries to Prevent Forest and Land Fires from Spreading - 14 Feb, 2018
Manggala Agni Forest and Land Fire (Karhutla) Controlling Brigade of the Ministry of Environment and Forestry (KLHK) together with the parties in the field continue to make efforts to prevent land fires from spreading. Read more...

Congo, DR Congo launch joint appeal for peatland protection - 13 Feb, 2018
As the the threats of climate change continue to get more real, the Republic of Congo and neighbouring Democratic Republic of Congo, have launched a joint appeal for funds to aid in protecting their tropical peatlands. Read more...

New trees a second chance for peatland farmers - 13 Feb, 2018
Her motivation to experiment with new crops on peatland is thanks to the Mitra Aksi (Action Partner) field school, which has helped change the farmers’ mindset. Read more...

Two Congos set joint approach for peatland help - 12 Feb, 2018
The Democratic Republic of Congo and the Republic of Congo are to jointly seek funds to help them protect their tropical peatlands, a major factor in the issue of climate change. Read more...

Four Hectares of Vacant Peatland Catch Fire in Riau - 10 Feb, 2018
A fire engulfed four hectares of peatland in Pulau Muda, Riau, police said on Friday (09/02). Read more...

UK satellites to help monitor ASEAN forest fires - 09 Feb, 2018
This project will use satellite data and mapping to monitor peat conditions in Indonesia and Malaysia. Read more...

Bridgestone hits the brakes on deforestation - 09 Feb, 2018
The tire company has become the third of the world’s “Big Five” to have a formal policy on deforestation, but environmentalists say they will be closely watching its implementation. Read more...
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