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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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Environmental documentary produced by Leonardo DiCaprio to be shown Oct. 14 in Gig Harbor - 29 Sep, 2016
The Meaningful Movies series will screen “Before the Flood,” a 2016 documentary that has yet to be released in theaters, Oct. 14 in Gig Harbor. Read more...

‘Too Little, Too Late’ from APP on Sustainability - 29 Sep, 2016
Asia Pulp & Paper, one of the world’s largest pulp and paper producers, claims to have made a remarkable turnaround on sustainability. The company, owned by Indonesia’s Widjaja family, has a legacy of forest destruction, conflicts with hundreds of local communities, and an historic US$13.9 billion default on its corporate debt, the largest in emerging markets history. 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...

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...

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...

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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