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 Peatland Conservation in Brunei Darussalam

This is a documentary project done by a group of final year Environmental Studies and Biology's students of University Brunei Darussalam for their module, Heart of Borneo. This video explored a project which had been initiated by Heart of Borneo's Initiative in Brunei Darussalam, Peatland Rehabilitation Project as one of their green economy solutions. This video also attempts to raise awareness regarding the importance of peatland in Brunei Darussalam and the potential of ecotourism to be use as a tool for rehabilitation of peatland.
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Getting down and dirty in degraded lands - 27 Apr, 2017
Knowledge is increasing about tropical peatlands, yet less is known about how best to restore them. But, some scientists are working to change that. Read more...

Local law and order - 26 Apr, 2017
Can communities and legislation stop Indonesian peatfires?

Khiri’s ecotour focuses on Kalimantan - 25 Apr, 2017
BANGKOK, 25 April 2017: Inspecting forest habitat in Kalimantan, wild life spotting and learning about tropical forest ecology and Orangutan and sun bear rehabilitation are part of a new six-day/five-night trip to East Kalimantan, created by Khiri Travel Indonesia. Read more...

Canceled: Plans for a bridge in a critical wildlife area in Borneo have been scrapped - 20 Apr, 2017
The Sukau Bridge will not be built, a Sabah State forest official announced in London. Read more...

The Most Important Place You've Never Heard Of - 18 Apr, 2017
There are some places in the world that are just so important, so vital to the survival of wildlife and so important to surrounding people and their livelihoods, that even if we doubt we will ever visit them in person, we just know we must cherish them. Read more...

Asian palm oil producers slam EU moves to restrict market access - 17 Apr, 2017
Indonesia and Malaysia accuse EU of protectionism under guise of conservation concerns Read more...

Peat beneath their feet - 17 Apr, 2017
The animals and plants that call peatlands home

Digital Peatland Governance: Surveillance Technology For Haze-Free Region – Analysis - 14 Apr, 2017
Indonesia is aiming to restore 2.5 million hectares of degraded peatland, out of which 1.4 million hectares are located in plantation and forest companies’ concessions. Digital surveillance technology emerges as a solution to enable governance from afar and to ensure companies’ compliance in protecting peatland and preventing haze crisis. 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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