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28-Jul-2017 Firms told to comply with peatland protection regulations
The government is calling on industrial forest firms to comply with its peatland protection policy amid the...
Plantations on peat
28-Jul-2017 Is the forestry project of the French Development Agency threatening the peatlands of the DRC? (commentary)
An open letter to the Norwegian government rightly raises the question of the essential role of peatlands in...
28-Jul-2017 28TH MEETING OF THE ASEAN SENIOR OFFICIALS OF THE ENVIRONMENT: Cimatu urges stronger cooperation on environment
Environment Secretary Roy Cimatu on Wednesday called for stronger cooperation among member countries of the...
28-Jul-2017 Ultimate bogs: how saving peatlands could help save the planet
They are one of the harshest environments on the planet and also one of the most important in terms of carbon...
28-Jul-2017 Is Norwegian money funding Congo deforestation?
A recent report by conservation NGO Rainforest Foundation UK (RFUK) is decrying what they say is Norwegian...
27-Jul-2017 Haze unlikely to hit Singapore next week despite Indonesia fires
Winds over Sumatra will help the Republic escape forest smoke, says NEA
Peatland Fire and Haze
26-Jul-2017 Dozens hospitalised in Indonesia as thick haze spreads
Young children lie in hospital in Aceh province, Indonesia, as thick smoke caused by forest fires forces dozens...
Peatland Fire and Haze
26-Jul-2017 Forest fires spread in Indonesia; Aceh blanketed by choking haze
Indonesia's disaster mitigation agency (BNPB) has warned of an escalating threat of forest fires with the dry...
Peatland Fire and Haze
26-Jul-2017 Indonesia warns of forest fires escalating in dry season
Haze caused by Aceh fires lands residents in hospital, due to breathing problems
Peatland Fire and Haze
26-Jul-2017 Drones to help detect open burning — Lee
MIRI: Drones will be used to beef up surveillance on open burning during this current dry spell.
Peatland Fire and Haze
26-Jul-2017 Haze from Aceh forest fires no cause for alarm yet – Uggah
KUCHING: State Disaster Management Committee (JPBN) chairman Datuk Amar Douglas Uggah Embas said currently there is...
Peatland Fire and Haze
25-Jul-2017 Indonesia Flags Risk of Forest Fires That Triggered 2015 Haze
Satellite images show 170 hotspots across Indonesia: agency
Peatland Fire and Haze
25-Jul-2017 West Kalimantan readies 4 choppers for water bombing
Authorities in West Kalimantan have prepared four helicopters for water bombing operations as the dry season,...
Peatland Fire and Haze
25-Jul-2017 Fires burn 64 hectares of land in West Aceh
Fires spread across 64 hectares of forest and peatland have been reported in five districts in West Aceh regency, Aceh.
Peatland Fire and Haze
25-Jul-2017 Where would REDD+ be most cost-effective in Indonesia?
... the group ranked thousands of forest sites across Indonesia by the cost of reducing one tonne of carbon...
REDD+, Carbon storage, Remote sensing
24-Jul-2017 Indonesia environment minister wants permanent ban on licences to use forest land
JAKARTA: Indonesia’s environment minister said on Monday she wants to make permanent a moratorium on issuing...
21-Jul-2017 50 Hectares of Peatlands Burned in West Aceh
TEMPO.CO, Jakarta - Around 50 hectares of peatlands in West Aceh are burned, causing heavy smoke in Meulaboh district.
Peatland Fire and Haze
21-Jul-2017 Mounting outcry over Indonesian palm oil bill as legislators press on
A new palm oil bill is the latest battleground in the fight over how to regulate Indonesia’s plantation sector in the...
Plantations on peat
19-Jul-2017 New Protected Environment Declared in South Africa
This area is also of great conservation value for many other reasons. For example, it is an important water...
18-Jul-2017 Rain Determines Whether Peat Is A Carbon Sink Or Source
Even undisturbed peatlands might release rather than trap carbon dioxide, depending on seasonal rainfall patterns.
Carbon Emissions

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