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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 […]

Publication

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 […]

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State of the art information on mangrove ecosystems in Indonesia

Indonesia is a tropical archipelago with coastlines measuring a total length of 95,181 km, making it the country with the fourth longest coastline in the […]

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Wetlands International Supervisory Council’s visit to Banten Bay mangrove planting sites

The Global Meeting of the Supervisory Council of Wetlands International took place from 14 to 16 June 2012 in Indonesia. The Council which is chaired […]

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Partners for Resilience communities share knowledge, innovations at South-South Community Based Development Academy

Kupang, Timor, Indonesia – Representatives from 30 communities from our coastal and inland Partners for Resilience villages in Flores and West Timor, NTT  Indonesia, shared […]

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Peatlands in Indonesia’s National REDD+ Strategy

Very large greenhouse gas benefits can accrue by prioritising investments in the active conservation and rehabilitation of peatlands. The draft National REDD+ Strategy of Indonesia […]

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Firefighting in Central Kalimantan, Indonesia

This video describes the work of local community-based firefighters who through their dangerous work prevent peat fires that have international consequences. The fire brigades are […]

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Restoring the peatswamp forests of Indonesia

Film of Wetlands International on peatland loss, CO2 emission, and how to restore the degraded wastelands. This film shows our restoration work in Kalimantan (Borneo), […]

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Manual for the Control of Fire in Peatlands and Peatland Forest

This Manual for the Control of Fire in Peatland and Peatland Forest contains information on : (1) fire control, (2) factors which support fire, (3) […]