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Bangkok climate conference sounds alarm ahead of UN summit - 05 Sep, 2018
BANGKOK: Time is running out to save the Paris Agreement, UN climate experts warned Tuesday at a key Bangkok meeting, as rich nations were accused of shirking their responsibility for environmental damage. Read more...

Where is the promised money, campaigners ask at climate talks in Bangkok - 04 Sep, 2018
BANGKOK, Sept 4 — Developed countries are dragging their feet on meeting their pledges of billions of dollars to help developing nations tackle climate change, leaving poor nations with mounting costs from rising temperatures, rights groups said. Read more...

New SOP to deal with open burning in peat soils: Yeoh Bee Yin - 01 Sep, 2018
KLANG: A new standard operating procedure (SOP) will be drafted soon to holistically address open burning activities, particularly in areas with peat soil like Johan Setia here, according to Energy, Green Technology, Science and Climate Change Minister Yeoh Bee Yin. Read more...

Anti-open burning SOP being drafted – Nation - 01 Sep, 2018
KLANG: A new inter-agency standard operating procedure (SOP) is being drawn up to combat open burning nationwide. Read more...

Yeo: Blueprint from Klang peat fires to forge national SOP on open burning - 01 Sep, 2018
KLANG: A new inter-agency standard operating procedure (SOP) to solve the decade-old Johan Setia open burning problem will be used as a pilot project on how to address open burning cases nationwide. Read more...

Red Ginger from the Peats - 01 Sep, 2018
on that small plot owned by one of the villagers, the Mundam Bersatu (Mundam United) women’s group are sowing their hopes. They have begun cultivating red ginger (Zingiberofficinalevarrubrum), a tuber known to have certain healing properties Read more...

Traditional slash-and-burn practices 'don't cause haze', say Dayak communities in West Kalimantan - 31 Aug, 2018
The period between July and August is a busy time for 46-year-old Nobelius and dozens of other traditional farmers from the Dayak Iban ethnic community in Kapuas Hulu regency, West Kalimantan. These farmers will go to their respective farmlands to clear them using the slash-and-burn method before planting paddy seeds. Read more...

Indonesian government appeals ruling on tighter peat fire regulations - 30 Aug, 2018
The Indonesian government is appealing a court ruling ordering it to issue a number of regulations aimed at tackling forest fires. Read more...
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