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 - 3 May 2017
Can communities and legislation stop Indonesian peatfires?

Video Q&A - 29 May 2017
Lera Miles of UN Environment: ‘There’s much more peatland there than anyone had ever anticipated’
Why the international community should do its part to support the Congo Basin countries in preserving their peatlands
Photo Essay - 18 May 2017
Living in a toxic haze
The daily reality of Indonesia's peatland fires
Video - 17 May 2017
People and peat
Making a living on protected land
Interview - 16 May 2017
Preserving precious peat in the Congo Basin
How the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) could bring a recently-discovered peatland into its REDD process
Interview - 15 May 2017
Leveraging peat to beat the heat
Recognizing the potential of Peru’s rich peatlands in tackling climate change
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