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Making peat a priority - 19 Sep, 2017
Peatlands in the spotlight at the IUFRO Congress in Germany Read more...

Public awareness vital in combating haze - 18 Sep, 2017
KUALA LUMPUR: Public awareness is crucial in resolving the haze issue, specifically in Malaysia, said Institute of Islamic Understanding Malaysia's (Ikim) Centre for Science and Environment Studies director, Dr Shaikh Mohd Saifuddeen Shaikh Mohd Salleh. Read more...

A future with no haze - 16 Sep, 2017
Our skies may be clear this year, but various groups are still toiling in indonesia to banish the scourge that is the haze Read more...

Ministers to work for haze-free Asean - 15 Sep, 2017
THE 14th Asean Ministerial Meeting on the Environment (14th AMME) and the 13th Meeting of the Conference of the Parties (COP) to the Asean Agreement on Transboundary Haze Pollution (AATHP) concluded yesterday with ministers from Asean member states (AMS) responsible for the environment, land, forest fires and haze coming together in agreement on a number of issues. Read more...

ASEAN member states urged to remain vigilant in combating transboundary haze - 14 Sep, 2017
BANDAR SERI BEGAWAN, Sept. 14 (Xinhua) -- Although there has been no severe transboundary haze pollution from land and forest fires this year, ASEAN member countries should remain vigilant to the potential occurrence in the coming period, warned the ASEAN Environment Ministers. Read more...

Are countries being honest about their carbon emissions? Satellites could tell - 14 Sep, 2017
It’s all fine and good to sign a climate treaty, but how do you know whether a country is keeping its word? Track it from space. Read more...

Some good news about global warming for once — plants are speeding up their use of carbon - 14 Sep, 2017
— scientists are busy figuring out how life on earth is adapting to its effects. And now, new research reinforces the idea that the world’s plant life is adjusting in a subtle, but deeply significant, way. Read more...

Palm oil giant FGV will ‘endeavor to rehabilitate’ peatlands it trashed in Borneo - 13 Sep, 2017
JAKARTA — After a year in which it destroyed over 1,000 hectares of peat swamp forest in violation of its own sustainability policy, palm oil giant Felda Global Ventures said it would “endeavor to rehabilitate” the damaged lands in Indonesian Borneo. Read more...
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