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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 616 land parcels covering 275,523,291 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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Debate rages over impact of tropical peat conversion - 28 Oct, 2016
PETALING JAYA: The environmental impact of agricultural conversion of tropical peat is a matter of intense debate. Read more...

‘Let us better manage peatlands’ - 28 Oct, 2016
PETALING JAYA: International researchers and environmental NGOs are calling for better management of tropical peatland. Read more...

Hectare by hectare, an indigenous man reforested a jungle in Indonesia’s burned-out heartland - 26 Oct, 2016
Welcome to Jumpun Pambelom, a regenerating peat swamp forest on the island of Borneo. Read more...

House to crosscheck testimonies on halted forest fire investigations - 26 Oct, 2016
A House of Representatives committee investigating forest fires will crosscheck differing testimonies made by two former Riau Police chiefs — Insp. Gen. Dolly Bambang Hermawan and Brig. Gen. Supriyanto — about who issued letters to terminate investigations (SP3s) into 15 alleged forest burners. Read more...

Ex-Riau Police chief denies terminating 15 cases of forest fires - 25 Oct, 2016
Former Riau Police chief Insp. Gen. Dolly Bambang Hermawan on Tuesday denied issuing terminations of investigation (SP3s) to 15 companies that were accused of being responsible for forest fires in the province. Read more...

WWF: State’s peat forests need our help - 25 Oct, 2016
KUCHING: Sarawak’s remaining peat swamp forests must be conserved to ensure that their unique ecosystem, species and genetic diversity are preserved, says WWF-Malaysia. 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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