In focus Indonesian Wetlands


News - 28 Jul 2015
Indonesian mangroves store some 3.14 billion tonnes of carbon – so preserving them could help the country slash emissions.
Infographic - 28 Jul 2015
A whole lot of reasons why preserving mangroves makes a whole lot of sense

Photo Essay - 18 May 2017
Living in a toxic haze
The daily reality of Indonesia's peatland fires
News - 2 Feb 2016
Coastal blue carbon from planted mangroves holds promise
Mangrove plantations in the Mekong Delta store just as much carbon as ones that regenerate naturally, research suggests.
News - 1 Feb 2016
Rising tides: Will mangroves keep up as sea levels climb?
Ahead of World Wetlands Day, research shows how protecting mangroves can mitigate sea level rise – while also helping them adapt to its effects.
Feature - 13 Nov 2015
Work to avoid further fires starts now
Indonesia risks another round of forest and land fires, but they can be prevented with long-term solutions and political will.
Video - 13 Nov 2015
Beyond the blaze: What next for Indonesia’s forests?
The worst of Indonesia's 2015 fires appear to be over, but work must continue to prevent another crisis in coming months.
Feature - 29 Oct 2015
Indonesia on fire again … and again?
The fires in Indonesia have made global headlines—but this is a decades-old, recurring problem that needs long-term solutions.
Feature - 21 Oct 2015
Don’t inhale: Scientists look at what the Indonesian haze is made of
Measurements of particles and toxic gases in smoke in fire-ravaged Kalimantan show the health hazards may be even worse than feared.
Analysis - 26 Aug 2015
Political economy of fire and haze: Moving to long-term solutions
Indonesia can stamp out forest and land fires, but it will take some serious action.
Fact File - 25 Aug 2015
Q&A on fires and haze in Southeast Asia
As El Niño stirs up more fires in Indonesia, we look at the facts from last year's haze crisis in Singapore.
Video - 11 Feb 2015
To protect wetlands, reach for your toolbox
CIFOR has released a new suite of tools to help those protecting vulnerable coastal forests.
Infographic - 3 Feb 2015
Tropical wetlands: A disappearing act
Indonesia loses an area of mangrove forest the size of New York City every 18 months.