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World Praises Indonesia for Success with Peat Governance amid Climate Change Threat - 18 Nov, 2017
Indonesia is getting attention for being considered to have made an 'unusual leap' and achievements in peat governance, amidst the increasingly challenging threats to climate change. Read more...

Action needed to preserve global peatlands - 17 Nov, 2017
“We would like all humanity to understand the importance of peatlands to climate change.” Read more...

COP23: Leaders vie for protection of ‘incredibly important’ African peatland - 17 Nov, 2017
Conservation leaders and representatives gathered this week at COP23 in Bonn, Germany, say protections could exist through REDD+ projects that could give local communities management rights and provide financial incentives for leaving the peat forest intact. Read more...

Long Term Consumption of Peat Water Impairs Health - 16 Nov, 2017
Desy Yarsita, a medical officer in Apit River Subdistrict of Siak Regency, Riau, has successfully designed a device for peat water treatment that turns peat water into a healthy drinking water as her form of health service to the community. Read more...

COP23 Special: ‘No Paris without peatlands’ - 15 Nov, 2017
Discussions abound on peat in global climate talks, amid calls for action Read more...

GIVING BACK TO THE ENVIRONMENT - 15 Nov, 2017
BEAUTY brand innisfree has partnered with the Selangor State Forestry Department and Global Environment Centre for tree planting efforts including long-term maintenance of four years at the Raja Musa Forest Reserve, Selangor. Read more...

Unit to study wildfires in Asean - 14 Nov, 2017
The first dedicated research unit for studying wildfires in upper Asean countries, including Cambodia, could provide invaluable research data to help governments address the issue, scientists and conservationists said yesterday. Read more...

Development or destruction? An inside look at APP’s mega paper mill - 14 Nov, 2017
Production is ramping up at Asia Pulp and Paper’s new pulp mill in Indonesia, as the annual burning season is full swing. Eco-Business takes a close look at what the mill means for the company, Indonesia’s forest and people. 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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