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WWF-Malaysia releases reports on the comparison between RSPO and MSPO Certification Schemes and assessment of the MSPO Certification Scheme - 16 Apr, 2018
Based on this commitment and the push for more certified plantations, smallholders, buyers and manufacturers of palm oil, WWF-Malaysia released two reports comparing and assessing the Roundtable on Sustainable Palm Oil (RSPO) and MSPO certification schemes and standards. Read more...

Brunei at the forefront of peatland conservation - 11 Apr, 2018
THERE has been major progress in the initiatives for conservation and sustainable management of peatlands in Brunei Darussalam, thanks to the effective cooperation between government agencies, the private sector and local communities. Read more...

Alue Dohong: Restoring peatlands, empowering communities - 10 Apr, 2018
Technical training for peatland communities is key to livelihood and landscape improvement Read more...

Indonesia peatland swap plan questioned over deforestation risk - 06 Apr, 2018
An Indonesian plan to curb the commercial use of peatlands, by swapping nearly 1 million hectares of forestry concessions on carbon-rich peat, risks simply displacing environmental destruction to other parts of the archipelago, green groups say. Read more...

Firms to be tested on fire readiness - 06 Apr, 2018
Jakarta to assess pulp and paper companies as part of land-swop move to curb the haze Read more...

Mangroves: Unsung Allies in the Climate Change Fight - 05 Apr, 2018
These ecosystems are massive carbon sinks, taking in and storing excess carbon dioxide from our atmosphere and water—an important attribute in the face of climate change. Read more...

Study: Indonesia’s ambitious peat restoration initiative severely underfunded - 30 Mar, 2018
Indonesia will need an estimated $4.6 billion to restore some 20,000 square kilometers (7,720 square miles) of degraded peatland by its self-imposed deadline of 2020, a study suggests. Read more...

‘Smoke on Water’ Report Spurs Partnership to Protect Largest Tropical Peatland - 29 Mar, 2018
The Brazzaville Declaration, signed by the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC), the Republic of Congo, and Indonesia, aims to protect the Cuvette Centrale region in the Congo Basin. Read more...
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