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Rain Determines Whether Peat Is A Carbon Sink Or Source - 18 Jul, 2017
Even undisturbed peatlands might release rather than trap carbon dioxide, depending on seasonal rainfall patterns. Read more...

Philippines to host Asean environment ministers meeting - 16 Jul, 2017
The Philippines will play host to an important meeting of senior environment officials representing the 10-member Association of Asean this month, according to the Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR). Read more...

Pantau Gambut - 13 Jul, 2017
WRI Indonesia participates in an initiative, Pantau Gambut, an online platform that provides knowledge and learning about peatland to enable a meaningful public participation in peatland restoration. Read more...

Indonesia to swap firms' lands in peatland territory with productive land - 13 Jul, 2017
JAKARTA, July 13 (Xinhua) -- Indonesia will swap companies' lands in peatland territory with other productive areas, a move aiming at protecting and restoring the country's peatland and its ecosystem, an official said here on Thursday. Read more...

S’pore pledges cooperation with Indonesia to tackle haze - 13 Jul, 2017
SINGAPORE — Ahead of the need for continued vigilance in the upcoming dry season, Environment and Water Resources Minister Masagos Zulkifli has told Indonesian leaders that Singapore is committed to help combat fires should the need arise. Read more...

Jakarta ready to prevent repeat of haze crisis: Masagos - 12 Jul, 2017
Minister received assurances from regional, national officials during his visit to Indonesia Read more...

More watchtowers, tube wells may be built — DCM - 11 Jul, 2017
MIRI: The state may see more watchtowers and tube wells built on peat soils, which will be activated during dry spells to prevent fire. Read more...

Singapore ready to assist in restoration of peat lands - 11 Jul, 2017
Palembang, S Sumatra (ANTARA News) - Singapore is ready to assist in the restoration of peat lands in South Sumatra province in Indonesia to make the lands more productive. Read more...
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