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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 603 land parcels covering 273,143,140 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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15th IPC great resource to get new knowledge — Miri fire chief - 18 Aug, 2016
KUCHING: The 15th International Peat Congress (IPC) 2016 has proven to be a great resource for networking and getting new knowledge on how to tackle peat fire in Miri, said Miri Zone fire chief Senior Fire Superintendent Law Poh Kiong. Read more...

Haze fires: Jakarta court fines sago firm $110m - 13 Aug, 2016
PT National Sago Prima slapped with biggest combined fines imposed on a plantation company Read more...

Puchong residents face ‘haze’ from open burning - 13 Aug, 2016
PUCHONG, Aug 13 — A Puchong resident recently spotted an open burning site just 500 metres from his housing area during an early morning drive on August 1 around nearby shoplots. Read more...

Nip Wildfires in the Bud, Jokowi Says - 13 Aug, 2016
Jakarta. President Joko "Jokowi" Widodo held a cabinet meeting at his office on Friday (12/08) to respond to wildfire emergency alerts being raised by five provinces in Sumatra and Kalimantan as the dry season comes close to its peak. Read more...

Environment Ministry to Patrol Villages to Prevent Forest Fires - 13 Aug, 2016
TEMPO.CO, Jakarta - Environment and Forestry Ministry is set to conduct patrols in 115 villages considered prone to forest and peat land fires. Read more...

Jokowi Calls for Law Enforcement Against Forest,Peat Land Burners - 13 Aug, 2016
TEMPO.CO, Jakarta - Indonesian President Joko Widodo wants a strict law enforcement against forest and peat land burners. 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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Peatlands and Climate Change in Southeast Asia (1.69MB)



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