In focus Peatlands


Video - 7 Jun 2017
How the media can help protect Indonesia’s peatlands
News - 5 Jun 2017
How satellites can help map and monitor critical peat landscapes

Analysis - 23 Jun 2017
Can REDD+ help Brazil roll back rising deforestation rates?
Role of REDD+ in stemming deforestation since 2004 is unclear—as is its potential for reversing the recent upward trend
News - 16 Jun 2017
The jumbo carbon footprint of shrimp
Is eating a kilogram of shrimp worth 1600 kilos of greenhouse emissions?
News - 15 Jun 2017
New map reveals more tropical peat
Results provide fresh opportunities to combat climate change
Video - 8 Jun 2017
Dayak activist Emmanuela Shinta: ‘We want to be heroes, not victims.’
Why an enterprising spirit is required to tackle peatland challenges on a local level
Event Coverage - 2 Jun 2017
Eyes on the livelihoods of peatland communities
Global market demands and ecological conditions force ground-level change – and collaboration
Video - 31 May 2017
Ann Jeannette Glauber of World Bank: ‘Indonesia’s 2015 fires cost twice as much as tsunami clean-up’
Indonesia's fire and haze crisis in 2015 not only produced emissions on a daily basis exceeding that of the entire EU economy, but it also cost the country...
Event Coverage - 30 May 2017
Countering the health effects of peat fires
From social media–based applications to face masks, a range of efforts are being instituted to tackle the causes and effects of toxic haze in Indonesia
Video - 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
News - 26 May 2017
Congo’s hidden carbon
Why the massive carbon stocks of the Congo Basin have until now gone unnoticed
Event Coverage - 24 May 2017
‘Black gold’ for climate mitigation
Measuring the wealth of carbon stocks in peatlands