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Paludiculture: Utilizing peatlands to keep them wet

Many people assume that peat ecosystems have low productivity, marginal land and cannot be utilized. But in fact, peatland supports the development and life of the Indonesian people because of its functions related to water regulation, carbon storage, sources of community life, harbor of biodiversity and reducing hydrometeorological disasters

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Paludiculture: because the sad story in peatlands does not want to be repeated

Forest and land fires, or commonly referred to as Karhutla, especially on peatlands, have been a sad story for Indonesia for at least the past […]

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MITIGATION AND ADAPTATION ROAD MAP OF LAND SUBSIDENCE IN LOWLAND COASTAL AREAS IN INDONESIA

Land subsidence is a phenomenon of sudden sinking or gradual downward settling of the ground’s surface towards  the reference point. This condition is commonly occurs […]

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Vacancy for Business Model Developer (Consultant)

Wetland International Indonesia (WII) is currently seeking for a Business Model Developer, who will be responsible to develop business cases based on 10 DMG-Indonesia project […]

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How to submit your Luc Hoffmann Medal nomination in 4 simple steps

So, you know a Wetland Champion who has shown outstanding leadership in wetland science, conservation or awareness raising? And you’d like to nominate them for […]

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COP 23: The need for local action to sustain peatlands globally

Degrading peatlands contribute 5% of the total global anthropogenic emissions and increase disaster and climate risks. This side event will provide an opportunity for governments, […]

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PRESS RELEASE : Too Much Hot Air – Current Failure of the Indonesian Pulp and Paper Industry to Reform Its Peatland Management

Jakarta, 10 August 2017 – Today, the Environmental Paper Network (EPN) and Jikalahari (Riau Forest rescue Network) are launching a report titled ‘Too Much Hot […]

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Press Release : Wetlands International Indonesia launches a new initiative: The Indonesian Peatlands Partnership Fund A small grants programme to support community-based peatland conservation, restoration and sustainable development

Jakarta, May 2, 2017 – In 2015, devastating forest and peatland fires occurred in Indonesia, impacting public health, economy and the environment. Peatlands become prone […]

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Joint Statement on Asia Pulp and Paper’s OKI mill in South Sumatra, Indonesia

On December 23, 2016 Asia Pulp & Paper (APP) announced it had started production at one of the largest pulp and tissue mills in the […]

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Peatland Alert: peatland loss fuels climate change

Short movie in which NGO Wetlands International alerts that the destruction of the world’s peatlands leads to huge CO2 emissions and that it is therefore […]