Nearly all forest fires in Indonesia are human-caused. New data reveals where they've ignited over the past 15 years, shedding light on how to squelch the problem.
WRI established its Indonesia office in 2014. We work with leaders in business, government, and civil society to address climate change, forest restoration, forest governance, and access to information. Learn more about our work in Indonesia, including our Forests and Landscapes in Indonesia, Governance of Forests Initiative, and Access Initiative projects. Visit the WRI Indonesia website.
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The recent forest fire in the Great Smoky Mountains is tragic, but it’s hardly unique. It mirrors a spate of unusual fires that have devastated many parts of the world over the past two years—blazes that may become more common as climate change increases temperatures.
Novianti is WRI Indonesia's Finance and Accounting Associate.
She manages finance and accounting functions of the organization. She also provides significant support to the Operations team...
Before the Flood explores how human activities, such as deforestation in Indonesia's Leuser ecosystem, are fueling global climate change. WRI Forest Legality Initiative Chip Barber reflects on his experience in the Leuser 30 years ago, and how the landscape has changed.
Indonesia can address the “food gap” sustainably by shifting diets towards less resource-intensive foods.
The number of fires burning in Indonesia's forests is 75 percent lower this year than the same time in 2015. Weather and policy changes could be responsible.
Nessya is the Project Coordinator at WRI Indonesia. She works to manage project/programme in its relations to project status, partners, project performance as well as budget/finance. She also...