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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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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 615 land parcels covering 275,507,592 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.

 

    Headlines (click to access news collection)

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...

For peat’s sake! - 26 Sep, 2016
IN previous years, the International Peat Congress has been held in North American or European countries, but this year for the 15th conference it came to Kuching from Aug 15-19. Read more...

VP to Promote Peatland Investment at UN General Assembly - 25 Sep, 2016
Jakarta. The government will promote investment in peatlands at the sidelines of the 71st United Nations General Assembly in New York in mid-September. Read more...

Govt Preparing Crisis Center for Forest Fires - 24 Sep, 2016
TEMPO.CO, Jakarta - Coordinating Minister for the Economy Darmin Nasution said the government is preparing a new concept to prevent forest and peat land fires. Read more...

Protect our peat swamps - 24 Sep, 2016
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Indonesia punishes 5 firms over forest fires - 23 Sep, 2016
Five Indonesian pulpwood companies in Riau province have been slapped with administrative sanctions over the illegal burning of forests which contributed to the haze crisis last year, Environment and Forestry Minister Siti Nurbaya Bakar said yesterday. Read more...
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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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Updated ASEAN Agreement on
Transboundary Haze Pollution


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Peatlands and Climate Change in Southeast Asia (1.69MB)

 

 


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