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Clear skies in Riau, Indonesia on 16th September 2016. A first after 18 years of annual haze.

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Lawmakers End Hearing on 2015 Forest Fires After Police Fail to Provide Answers - 28 Sep, 2016
Jakarta. Lawmakers concludeda hearing to discuss last year’s forest fires earlier than expected on Tuesday (27/09), after the police were apparently unable to provide detailed explanations for the termination of the investigation. Read more...

Greenpeace blockades IOI palm oil refinery in Rotterdam port - 28 Sep, 2016
Greenpeace activists have blockaded a palm oil refinery owned by IOI in the port of Rotterdam after a report linked the company’s third-party suppliers in Indonesia to deforestation, forest fires and human rights abuses, including child labour. Read more...

Riau Fire Probes Dropped on 'Flawed Testimony' House Committee Finds - 28 Sep, 2016
Jakarta. A working committee at the House of Representatives tasked with investigating terminated police probes into Riau wildfires has found the cases were dropped on the testimony of unqualified experts and marred by conflicts of interest. Read more...

Indonesia seeks culprits - 27 Sep, 2016
Regulators and NGOs work to curb burning while turning up the heat on offenders in remote areas Read more...

Government prepares economic package for peat restoration - 27 Sep, 2016
Jakarta (ANTARA News) - The Indonesian government is preparing a special economic policy containing investment packages specially aimed at supporting peat land restoration currently underway int he country. Read more...

Operations at Sumatra Riang Lestari and Rimba Lazuardi Not Suspended: Spokesman - 26 Sep, 2016
Jakarta. Two timber companies that supply wood to Riau Andalan Pulp and Paper, one of the country's largest pulp mills, have denied that the government had suspended their operations for alleged land burning in Riau province. 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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