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20-Oct-2017 Indonesia timber firm gets rap for planting in protected Riau peatlands
The Indonesia government has suspended the activities of the country’s second-largest timber firm, Riau Andalan...
Plantations on peat
19-Oct-2017 RAPP Faces Massive Layoffs, Financial Losses After Ministry Voids Key Work Plan
Riau Andalan Pulp and Paper (RAPP) said an investment of Rp 100 trillion ($7.4 billion) could be under threat and...
Plantations on peat
18-Oct-2017 Peatlands Becomes Pineapple Plantations to Prevent Forest Fire
Peatlands in the Ogan Ilir district, South Sumatra, will be used as pineapple plantations to make the lands...
Sustainable Use
17-Oct-2017 More trees, better farming could slash carbon emissions, study shows
NEW YORK, Oct 17 — Planting more trees, farming more sustainably and conserving wetlands could significantly slash...
Climate Change
17-Oct-2017 Over half of crops used for biofuel imported to EU, new report reveals
New analysis reveals that over half of the crops used to produce biodiesel in the EU have been imported and are...
17-Oct-2017 Restoring Peatlands, Peat Restoration Agency (BRG) Partners with WWF Indonesia
To strengthen the implementation of peat restoration, The Peatland Hydrological Unit (KHG) of The Peat...
Peatland restoration
16-Oct-2017 Plant more trees to combat climate change - scientists
Proposed "regreening of the planet" would be equivalent to halting all burning of oil worldwide, study says
Climate Change
16-Oct-2017 Peat bogs ‘tougher than we thought’ but may still be vulnerable to rapid or extreme environmental change
Plant communities in European peat bogs are affected by environmental change, but their ecological functioning...
13-Oct-2017 NASA Satellite Sees Overheated Tropical Forests Oozing with Carbon Dioxide
NASA's latest carbon dioxide-mapping satellite has detected a dramatic spike in the amount of the greenhouse gas in...
Climate Change
09-Oct-2017 Peat fires and toxic haze: The power of perception
How viewpoints can shape policy and action
Peatland Fire and Haze
05-Oct-2017 Singapore is experiencing ‘haze-like’ conditions – but this time the culprit is closer to home
Following reports of a chemical stench last Monday (Sep 25) that was traced back to an industrial facility in...
05-Oct-2017 Evaluating Indonesia's Progress on Its Climate Commitments
As the world's fifth-largest emitter of greenhouse gases and the largest contributor of forest-based...
Climate Change
04-Oct-2017 What will motivate companies to source palm oil responsibly?
Being more sustainable is good for a company’s bottom line and reputation. So why are companies, as seen in...
Sustainable Use
04-Oct-2017 Fire and haze: Better business practices
Taking responsibility for sustainability in the private sector
Plantations on peat
03-Oct-2017 Fire and haze: Community action
How volunteers, researchers and communities are making a difference
Peatlands and People
03-Oct-2017 Restorasi Gambut, Pemerintah Gandeng 36 BUMDes
TEMPO.CO, BANJARBARU – Badan Restorasi Gambut melatih 36 badan usaha milik desa (BUMDes) di Kalimantan...
29-Sep-2017 Companies' ‘zero deforestation’ pledges: everything you need to know
Corporations globally have made hundreds of commitments on deforestation. But what do these pledges really mean and...
28-Sep-2017 Global carbon emissions stood still in 2016, offering climate hope
The new data is a welcome sign of progress in the battle against global warming but many challenges remain,...
Carbon Emissions
28-Sep-2017 Alarm as study reveals world’s tropical forests are huge carbon emission source
Forests globally are so degraded that instead of absorbing emissions they now release more carbon annually than all...
Carbon Emissions
27-Sep-2017 When fines fail, how can companies be made to pay for deforestation?
Indonesian companies fined for deforestation have not been required to pay up thanks to lengthy court...

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