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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 539 land parcels covering 270,851,753 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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NREB will not issue open burning permits in August - 22 Jul, 2016
KUCHING: Natural Resources and Environment Board (NREB) will not issue any open burning permits next month (August) to control the haze, particularly during the 15th International Peat Congress to be held here from Aug 15-19. Read more...

CM to officiate at 15th peat congress - 22 Jul, 2016
KUCHING: The upcoming 15th International Peat Congress (IPC) which will be held from Aug 15-19 here will be opened by Chief Minister Datuk Patinggi Tan Sri Adenan Satem on Aug 16. Read more...

K'batangan tour operators stunned - 21 Jul, 2016
Kota Kinabalu: The scale of a three-day forest fire which destroyed a vast forested area in the Lower Kinabatangan Wildlife Sanctuary has left members of the Kinabatangan Corridor-of-Life Tourism Operators Association (KiTA) stunned. Read more...

APRIL and Indonesia's Ministry of Environment and Forestry collaborate to manage Zamrud National Park in Siak, Indonesia - 21 Jul, 2016
The Ministry of Environment and Forestry collaborates with private sector to manage and protect the newly established Zamrud National Park in Siak, Riau as well as several wildlife reserves in Tasik Tanjung Padang, Tasik Besar Serkap and Tasik Belat in the Kampar Peninsula. Read more...

Piloting PALM Risk to detect palm oil-driven deforestation - 20 Jul, 2016
Using satellite imagery to increase supply chain transparency, this new tool helps identify and eliminate palm oil-related deforestation. Read more...

Communities in Riau, Indonesia now more aware of impact of open burning - 20 Jul, 2016
RIAU, INDONESIA: A major part of the communities here are now aware of the downside of open burning and its impact, which affects not only Indonesia but also neighbouring countries. Read more...

    Videos: Peatlands in Southeast Asia 

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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