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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 539 land parcels covering 270,851,753 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.

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Minister: Riau has better forest fire handling mechanism - 25 Jul, 2016
REPUBLIKA.CO.ID, JAKARTA -- The handling of land and forest fires in Riau Province is far better than those in other provinces, such as South Sumatra and Central Kalimantan, a minister claimed. Read more...

Transboundary Haze Pollution (THP) presents a serious ongoing environmental and economic problem of international consequence. In 2006 the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) reported that haze episodes between 1997 and 2002 contributed approximately 40 per cent of the world’s total CO2 emissions at over 400 million tonnes. Read more...

Indonesia's V-P urges neighbours to work together to tackle haze - 23 Jul, 2016
JAKARTA - Indonesian Vice-President Jusuf Kalla has urged neighbouring countries to work together to help tackle land and forest fires in the country. Read more...

Haze epicenter receives environmental award in Indonesia - 23 Jul, 2016
Siak is one of 143 cities and districts across the archipelago to get one of this year’s Adipura Awards. Read more...

Indonesia calls on neighbours to help tackle forest fires - 23 Jul, 2016
JAKARTA: Indonesian Vice President Jusuf Kalla on Friday (Jul 22) reiterated his call to neighbouring countries to help Indonesia tackle forest fires. Read more...

NREB will not issue open burning permits in August - 22 Jul, 2016
KUCHING: Natural Resources and Environment Board (NREB) will not issue any open burning permits next month (August) to control the haze, particularly during the 15th International Peat Congress to be held here from Aug 15-19. Read more...

    Videos: Peatlands in Southeast Asia 

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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