In focus Wetlands


Fact File - 30 Oct 2015
What are the costs of the fires? Why do they start? How does the smoke affect health and wildlife? What happens next? Answers to these and more ...
News - 4 Jun 2012
Inter-ministerial collaboration required to support sustainable forest management.

News - 26 Apr 2017
Local law and order
Can communities and legislation stop Indonesian peatfires?
News - 16 Feb 2017
Blue carbon science for sustainable development
Interest is growing among the scientific community about the powerful carbon capture and storage potential of mangroves
News - 2 Feb 2017
Where the land meets the sea: Governing mangrove forests
As countries ponder how to encourage mangrove conservation, the role of people, rights, and governance institutions should receive equal consideration
News - 1 Feb 2017
Protecting Tanzania’s mangroves
Why the current conservation scheme is falling short, and alternative approaches to strengthen it
Analysis - 30 Jan 2017
The human element of mangrove management
Forests News invited Stephen Brooks, Land Tenure and Resource Governance Advisor for USAID, to write this special guest article in advance of World Wetlands...
Video Q&A - 1 Dec 2016
Nazir Foead: ‘The keyword for us is cooperation’
The head of Indonesia’s Peatland Restoration Agency on the importance of taking a landscape approach
Event Coverage - 23 Nov 2016
COP22 Special: Research in action
5 ways forestry research contributed to global climate discussions in Marrakesh
Analysis - 7 Nov 2016
COP22 Special: Why should we care about coastal blue carbon?
For the first time ever, oceans will be on the agenda at the international climate talks (COP22), which kicked off today in Marrakesh. Here's why.
News - 3 Nov 2016
Re-examining Indonesia’s land and forest fires
A new CIFOR study shows that to identify responsibility for the problem of forest and land fires, maps and satellites are not enough
Photo Essay - 1 Nov 2016
Living in a toxic haze
The daily reality of Indonesia's peatland fires
News - 27 Oct 2016
Growing new energy
A bioenergy trial in Central Kalimantan aims to restore land and boost livelihoods
News - 27 Oct 2016
Growing new energy