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International waterbird census news from Sembilang national park, south Sumatra, Indonesia

A team of Wetlands International Indonesia and Ministry of Environment and Forestry Staff visited Sembilang National Park, South Sumatra, during the 3rd week of January […]

A new report on impacts of plantations on the Kampar Peninsula peatland confirms that drained plantations on peatland cannot be sustained

A new Deltares report, commissioned by Wetlands International, reconfirms that pulp wood and oil palm plantations in peatlands cannot be managed sustainably. Such drained plantations […]

Wetlands International calls for National Peatland Strategy in Indonesia to curb haze disaster

Jakarta – Indonesia can only curb the annual fires and haze disasters if it develops a National Peatland Conservation and Restoration Strategy, according to Wetlands […]

Will Asia Pulp & Paper default on its “zero deforestation” commitment?

This study by twelve international and Indonesian NGOs shows that in spite of its high-profile sustainability commitments, Asia Pulp & Paper (APP) is building one […]

Peatland Brief: An Assessment of the ‘eko-hidro’ Water Management Approach

This policy brief questions the scientific basis of a range of claims in relation to the ‘sustainability’ of peatland drainage for plantations. The paper shows […]

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Building with Nature Indonesia Design and Engineering Plan

This design and engineering plan will be used as preparation for the implementation of a large scale Building with Nature demonstration project in Demak, Central […]

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Animation: restoring eroded coast Java by Building with Nature

Project partners are committed to drive the current Building with Nature innovation trajectory, by demonstrating the approach in a case study site in Demak. Successful […]

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New study: 210 million people benefit from mangroves-associated fisheries

Some 210 million people live in low elevation areas within 10 km of mangroves and many of these directly benefit from mangrove-associated fisheries. Yet, these […]

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Building with Nature Indonesia – Securing eroding delta coastlines

Indonesian coasts suffer from erosion, caused by sea level rise, mangrove conversion for aquaculture and groundwater extraction. In some places kilometres of land are lost […]

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Community Vulnerability and Capacity Assessment in the Context of Disaster Risk Reduction (DRR)

This assessment of vulnerability level and capacity at the sites mentored by WIIP was designed to ascertain the characteristics and frequency of hazards faced by […]