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28-Jun-2017 As Peatlands Thaw, Two Gases Much Worse Than Carbon Are Being Unchained
Thawing of permafrost peatlands of the Arctic could release so much methane and nitrous oxide that our planet...
Climate Change
28-Jun-2017 Can Indonesia stay haze free?
Indonesia has made significant progress in fighting the fires caused by slash-and-burn forestry that choke...
Peatland Fire and Haze
28-Jun-2017 Partnerships, cornerstone to achieve Indonesia’s sustainable peatland restoration targets
The observation was made by Erwin Widodo, one of the speakers in the World Bank-hosted panel discussion at the event.
Peat Conservation
27-Jun-2017 ‘Indonesia keeping pledge to end cross-border haze’
KUCHING: Indonesia has adopted systematic measures to address the cross-border haze that affects South-East Asia,...
Peatland Fire and Haze
26-Jun-2017 Environment Ministry calls for freeze on open burning permits; cites dry monsoon
PETRA JAYA: The Natural Resources and Environment Ministry has instructed forest authorities nationwide to...
Peatland Fire and Haze
23-Jun-2017 APP mill can produce far more than expected, stoking worries
Green groups fear firm will break promise not to cut down natural forests to supply new mill
Plantations on peat
22-Jun-2017 20 Hectares of Peatland in Ogan Ilir Burned
TEMPO.CO, Palembang - Some 20 hectares of peatland in Parit Village, Ogan Ilir District, South Sumatra, was burned...
Peatland Fire and Haze
19-Jun-2017 Slowly oxidizing peat releases as much carbon as burning in Southeast Asia
Peat oxidation in the west of insular Southeast Asia has resulted in the release of 2.5 gigatonnes of carbon...
19-Jun-2017 Brunei hailed for perfectly preserved peat bogs
BRUNEI Darussalam’s peat bogs have been regarded as one of the last perfectly preserved wetlands in the world where...
Peat Conservation
17-Jun-2017 Groundwater Could Play a Major Role in Controlling and Preventing Forest Fires
A recent study puts forth a new factor for judging the flammability of forests: groundwater.
Peat Conservation
16-Jun-2017 Biologists have explored how testate amoebae survive in peat fires
Scientists have studied the impact of wildfire on testate amoebae
15-Jun-2017 Banks on the path of responsible financing
Plantations on peat
15-Jun-2017 People matter for peat
Better management of Indonesia’s vast peatlands, some of the biggest and most efficient carbon stores on the...
Peatlands and People
15-Jun-2017 Lobby groups drop lawsuit against Indonesian environment law
Part of a fight over how to regulate the plantation sector in the wake of Indonesia’s largest fire disaster...
13-Jun-2017 Tropical peat forests can become carbon emitters
WASHINGTON, D.C.: Peat bogs in tropical forests, long key outlets for greenhouse gases, could dry up from farming...
Peat degradation
12-Jun-2017 Peatlands, already dwindling, could face further losses
Climate change could damage the fragile zones, causing major carbon emissions
Climate Change
12-Jun-2017 Tropical forest diversity and carbon richness not linked, study finds
Though biodiversity and carbon storage have been linked in past forest research, a new study using Amazon, Congo...
12-Jun-2017 Guatemala provides an example of community forest management for Indonesia
An Indonesian delegation traveled to the Maya Biosphere Reserve in Guatemala to learn about community-managed...
Peatlands and People
11-Jun-2017 Indonesia gives assurance 2015 haze will not recur this year
JAKARTA: Indonesia has given the assurance that the massive forest fires that caused thick haze to blanket parts of...
09-Jun-2017 ‘Give us back our land’: paper giants struggle to resolve conflicts with communities in Sumatra
The operations of Asia Pulp & Paper and Toba Pulp Lestari remain rife with disputes with indigenous groups who say...
Plantations on peat

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