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27-Sep-2017 Fire and haze: Laws and regulations
The impact of local laws in breaking the cycle
27-Sep-2017 Central, local govts not unified in protecting peatlands: Greenpeace
Environmental activists said a lack of concrete action may hinder the success of agreements made by the...
Peat Conservation
26-Sep-2017 Fighting fire and haze in Indonesia
What’s being done on the ground to prevent future disaster
Peatland Fire and Haze
26-Sep-2017 The drying of peatlands is reducing bird diversity
A recent international study indicates that the populations of peatland birds in Finland, Sweden, Norway, Estonia...
26-Sep-2017 This App Helps Forest Rangers Without Internet Access Find Illegal Activity
Forest Watcher uses satellite data to keep rangers in Uganda’s Kibale National Park apprised of illegal logging...
19-Sep-2017 Making peat a priority
Peatlands in the spotlight at the IUFRO Congress in Germany
Peat Conservation
18-Sep-2017 Sabahmas to make difference in oil palm plantations
Malaysia is placed at seventh in the Top 10 RSPO members by countries (out of 92) with 136 members. In Sabah,...
Plantations on peat
18-Sep-2017 Public awareness vital in combating haze
KUALA LUMPUR: Public awareness is crucial in resolving the haze issue, specifically in Malaysia, said Institute...
Peatland Fire and Haze
17-Sep-2017 Does social forestry always decrease deforestation and poverty? (commentary)
... The tricky question for governments is where the balance lies. How much forest needs to be kept to...
16-Sep-2017 A future with no haze
Our skies may be clear this year, but various groups are still toiling in indonesia to banish the scourge that is...
15-Sep-2017 Ministers to work for haze-free Asean
THE 14th Asean Ministerial Meeting on the Environment (14th AMME) and the 13th Meeting of the Conference of the...
14-Sep-2017 ASEAN member states urged to remain vigilant in combating transboundary haze
BANDAR SERI BEGAWAN, Sept. 14 (Xinhua) -- Although there has been no severe transboundary haze pollution from land...
14-Sep-2017 Are countries being honest about their carbon emissions? Satellites could tell
It’s all fine and good to sign a climate treaty, but how do you know whether a country is keeping its word? Track...
14-Sep-2017 Some good news about global warming for once — plants are speeding up their use of carbon
— scientists are busy figuring out how life on earth is adapting to its effects. And now, new research reinforces...
Climate Change
13-Sep-2017 Palm oil giant FGV will ‘endeavor to rehabilitate’ peatlands it trashed in Borneo
JAKARTA — After a year in which it destroyed over 1,000 hectares of peat swamp forest in violation of its...
Plantations on peat
12-Sep-2017 Brunei's 13 Meeting of Commitee convenes to discuss haze measures in Asean region
BANDAR SERI BEGAWAN (Borneo Bulletin/ANN) - AS Brunei Darussalam prepares to mark the Golden Jubilee of Sultan Haji...
12-Sep-2017 Zero-burning policy hurts small farmers – a flexible approach is needed
To tackle the ongoing disaster of fires and haze that harm human health and the environment, since 2014 the...
Peatlands and People
09-Sep-2017 Indonesia drags its feet on ASEAN haze threat
In May, I went with my research team to Palangka Raya, Central Kalimantan, one of Indonesia’s hotspots of land...
08-Sep-2017 Indonesia to increase palm oil production to 42 million tons by 2020
As the world’s biggest exporter of palm oil, Indonesia plans to increase production to 42 million tons by 2020...
06-Sep-2017 Palm oil producers pledge to promote sustainability at UN forum
Amid mounting international pressure, the Indonesian Palm Oil Association (GAPKI) has reassured the United Nations...
Plantations on peat

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