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Thailand to clear air with Laos, Myanmar - 09 Dec, 2017
Thailand is working with Laos and Myanmar to address the problem of cross-border haze pollution caused by the illegal burning of forests. Natural Resources and Environment Minister Surasak Karnjanarat... Read more...

Former MK Chief Justice Supports RAPP's Legal Action Against Environment Ministry - 08 Dec, 2017
Riau Andalan Pulp and Paper, the operational unit of global pulp and paper industry leader Asia Pacific Resources International, has taken legal action to seek the revocation of a letter of reprimand issued by the Ministry of Environment and Forestry, which invalidated the company's current 10-year business plan. Read more...

Researchers Should Also Consider Economic Value from Peat Restoration - 08 Dec, 2017
The Peat Restoration Agency (BRG) expects peat researchers to assess the economic value of peat restoration. Read more...

The mud that could save the world - 08 Dec, 2017
Dargie and Lewis estimate the Congo peatland contains around 30 billion tons of carbon, the equivalent of 20 years worth of America’s current carbon emissions. Read more...

Peatland zonation and examples of economic activities - 07 Dec, 2017
Innovation can be achieved when public and private capital are used to create a common vision for peatland management through a landscape approach. Read more...

Restoring Indonesia's Peatlands for Bioenergy - 04 Dec, 2017
Indonesia’s Peatland Restoration Agency (BRG) is seeking to broaden efforts to restore degraded peatlands through new Public-Private Partnerships. Read more...

Pulp and paper giant sues Indonesian government over peat protection obligation - 03 Dec, 2017
A company owned by the billionaire Tanoto family of Indonesia filed a lawsuit against President Joko Widodo’s administration. Read more...

Planting the seeds for REDD+ payments in Indonesia - 27 Nov, 2017
Jakarta discussion draws connections from the national level to the grassroots 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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