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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 642 land parcels covering 275,770,114 sq km of the ASEAN region and able to alert you whenever an area of interest to you has one or more hotspot/s.

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Challenge to restore degraded peatlands in Southeast-Asia - 08 Dec, 2016
Large parts of the Southeast-Asian peatlands – one of the world’s biggest carbon pools – have been ruined by deforestation, plantations and fires. This week, Indonesia banned further destruction of the peatlands. However, more knowledge is needed on how to restore their positive environmental impact. Read more...

Nazir Foead at GLF: Restoring Indonesia’s peatland - 08 Dec, 2016
Nazir Foead, Head of Indonesia’s Peatland Restoration Agency, speaks on the sidelines of the Global Landscapes Forum (GLF), held on 16 November 2016 in Marrakesh, Morocco. Read more...

Indonesia expands protection for peatland - 07 Dec, 2016
New law banning cultivation also covers concession land previously licensed to firms Read more...

Indonesia targets catastrophic wildfires, climate change with historic move to protect peatlands - 07 Dec, 2016
5 December 2016 - Indonesia's president Joko Widodo announced today a landmark moratorium, which bans all activities that damage the hydrological functions of peatlands - the world's largest terrestrial soil carbon stock. Read more...

Indonesia Protects Peatlands to Battle Fires and Curb Climate Change - 07 Dec, 2016
The move could drastically reduce the country's carbon footprint and prevent devastating wildfires. Read more...

Akademisi Kritik Kebijakan Perlindungan Gambut - 07 Dec, 2016
TRIBUNNEWS.COM, JAKARTA - Sebagian kebijakan yang tertuang dalam PP No 57 tahun 2016 tentang perlindungan gambut sebagai pengganti PP No. 71 tahun 2014 dinilai belum mengakomodasi usulan dari kalangan akademisi. 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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