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13-Jun-2017 Tropical peat forests can become carbon emitters
WASHINGTON, D.C.: Peat bogs in tropical forests, long key outlets for greenhouse gases, could dry up from farming...
Peat degradation
12-Jun-2017 Peatlands, already dwindling, could face further losses
Climate change could damage the fragile zones, causing major carbon emissions
Climate Change
12-Jun-2017 Tropical forest diversity and carbon richness not linked, study finds
Though biodiversity and carbon storage have been linked in past forest research, a new study using Amazon, Congo...
12-Jun-2017 Guatemala provides an example of community forest management for Indonesia
An Indonesian delegation traveled to the Maya Biosphere Reserve in Guatemala to learn about community-managed...
Peatlands and People
11-Jun-2017 Indonesia gives assurance 2015 haze will not recur this year
JAKARTA: Indonesia has given the assurance that the massive forest fires that caused thick haze to blanket parts of...
09-Jun-2017 ‘Give us back our land’: paper giants struggle to resolve conflicts with communities in Sumatra
The operations of Asia Pulp & Paper and Toba Pulp Lestari remain rife with disputes with indigenous groups who say...
Plantations on peat
08-Jun-2017 No, palm oil is not responsible for 40% of global deforestation
"The conversion of land to oil palm plantations alone is responsible for 40% of the loss of natural forest cover...
08-Jun-2017 Dayak activist Emmanuela Shinta: ‘We want to be heroes, not victims.’
Why an enterprising spirit is required to tackle peatland challenges on a local level
Peatlands and People
07-Jun-2017 Indonesia’s plantation lobby challenges environmental law
The country’s main palm oil and timber associations are seeking to reduce their liability for fires that occur on...
Plantations on peat
07-Jun-2017 The power of science communication
How the media can help protect Indonesia’s peatlands
Peatlands and People
07-Jun-2017 Finally, Real Action from Big Banks on Deforestation
This month BNP Paribas, the world’s seventh-largest financial institution, announced a new palm oil policy that...
Plantations on peat
06-Jun-2017 Dennis del Castillo of Peruvian Amazon Research Institute: ‘Peatlands are seen as wastelands’
How Peru can learn from Indonesia's experience to better manage its peatlands
Peat Conservation
05-Jun-2017 Peatlands: The view from space
How satellites can help map and monitor critical peat landscapes
05-Jun-2017 Pushing Haze Safety for Indonesian Kids
Palangkaraya: “Haze made me feel like I don’t want to be here anymore, ever!” said Gibran, a fourth-grader...
02-Jun-2017 Paris or Not, Economics Are Squeezing Carbon Out of Power Mix
In curbing global-warming emissions, economics will pick up where President Donald Trump left off.
Climate Change
02-Jun-2017 Eyes on the livelihoods of peatland communities
Global market demands and ecological conditions force ground-level change – and collaboration
Peatlands and People
31-May-2017 Laughing gas is seeping out of the Arctic thanks to climate change
...nitrous oxide is a greenhouse gas with 300 times the warming power of carbon dioxide. And as climate...
Climate Change
31-May-2017 Conserving one of the least-understood ecosystems (2)
Successful and continuous peatlands conservation relies on each sector’s willingness to acquire new knowledge...
Peat Conservation
31-May-2017 Ann Jeannette Glauber of World Bank: ‘Indonesia’s 2015 fires cost twice as much as tsunami clean-up’
Indonesia's fire and haze crisis in 2015 not only produced emissions on a daily basis exceeding that of the entire EU...
Peatland Fire and Haze
31-May-2017 Pressure builds on palm oil firm Goodhope after RSPO sanction
The Roundtable on Sustainable Palm Oil’s encounter with one of its most prominent members is seen as a test of...
Plantations on peat

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