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Long Term Consumption of Peat Water Impairs Health - 16 Nov, 2017
Desy Yarsita, a medical officer in Apit River Subdistrict of Siak Regency, Riau, has successfully designed a device for peat water treatment that turns peat water into a healthy drinking water as her form of health service to the community. Read more...

COP23 Special: ‘No Paris without peatlands’ - 15 Nov, 2017
Discussions abound on peat in global climate talks, amid calls for action Read more...

GIVING BACK TO THE ENVIRONMENT - 15 Nov, 2017
BEAUTY brand innisfree has partnered with the Selangor State Forestry Department and Global Environment Centre for tree planting efforts including long-term maintenance of four years at the Raja Musa Forest Reserve, Selangor. Read more...

Unit to study wildfires in Asean - 14 Nov, 2017
The first dedicated research unit for studying wildfires in upper Asean countries, including Cambodia, could provide invaluable research data to help governments address the issue, scientists and conservationists said yesterday. Read more...

Development or destruction? An inside look at APP’s mega paper mill - 14 Nov, 2017
Production is ramping up at Asia Pulp and Paper’s new pulp mill in Indonesia, as the annual burning season is full swing. Eco-Business takes a close look at what the mill means for the company, Indonesia’s forest and people. Read more...

Environment Minister Speaking at UNFCCC: Global Peatland Governance is Very Important - 14 Nov, 2017
The Minister of Environment and Forestry Siti Nurbaya said it needs a global agreement on the sharing of experience and funding for peat governance. Read more...

EDITORIAL: Toward a low-carbon society - 13 Nov, 2017
Countries are gathering at the United Nations climate conference in Bonn, Germany, to discuss how to collectively put the Paris commitment into action. Read more...

Indonesian agribusiness giant APRIL outed in Paradise Papers - 13 Nov, 2017
Leaked corporate records reveal the offshore dealings of APRIL, one of Indonesia’s largest pulp and paper companies. 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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