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A Low-Carbon Recovery Can Create Jobs and Boost Indonesia’s Economy

  • Climate
  • coronavirus
  • coal
  • economy
  • development
  • Energy
  • Forests
  • Indonesia
  • low carbon development
  • palm oil
  • renewable energy
Aerial view of people and goods in a busy Jakarta street market. Photo by Henry Sudarman/Flickr.
  • Climate
  • coronavirus
  • coal
  • economy
  • development
  • Energy
  • Forests
  • Indonesia
  • low carbon development
  • palm oil
  • renewable energy
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The Causes and Effects of Soil Erosion, and How to Prevent It

  • Forests
  • land use
  • degraded lands
  • agriculture
  • food security
  • Indonesia
  • restoration
Indonesian farmers
  • Forests
  • land use
  • degraded lands
  • agriculture
  • food security
  • Indonesia
  • restoration
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PODCAST: Certifying Sustainable Palm Oil with Andika Putraditama

  • podcasts
  • deforestation
  • Forests
  • Indonesia
  • palm oil
Loading oil palm fruit in Sabah, Malaysia. Photo by Greg Girard/CIFOR/Flickr
  • podcasts
  • deforestation
  • Forests
  • Indonesia
  • palm oil
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10 Big Changes for Forests Over the Last Decade

  • Sustainable Development Goal 15
  • commodities
  • deforestation
  • biodiversity
  • Forests
  • global forest watch
  • indigenous people
  • REDD
  • restoration
  • Sustainable Development Goal 15
  • commodities
  • deforestation
  • biodiversity
  • Forests
  • global forest watch
  • indigenous people
  • REDD
  • restoration
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To Fix City Slums, Don't Just Knock Them Down: Involve Residents in Upgrading Efforts

  • Cities
  • cities for all
  • housing
  • governance
  • Indonesia
  • people-oriented cities
  • poverty
  • public participation
View of one of the many informal settlements the city of Surabaya, Indonesia has upgraded since the 1960s with input and participation from residents. Photo by Peter Edelman.
  • Cities
  • cities for all
  • housing
  • governance
  • Indonesia
  • people-oriented cities
  • poverty
  • public participation
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Intense Forest Fires Threaten to Derail Indonesia’s Progress in Reducing Deforestation

  • Forests
  • wildfires
  • deforestation
  • agriculture
  • Indonesia
sambas
  • Forests
  • wildfires
  • deforestation
  • agriculture
  • Indonesia

For Rural Communities, Protecting Land Is a Better Investment than Deforestation

  • Food
  • Forests
  • land use
  • India
  • indigenous people
  • Indonesia
  • south america
  • sustainable agriculture
In India's Narmada District, legal recognition of communities' land rights have enabled villages to invest in sustainable, more productive land management. Photo by...
  • Food
  • Forests
  • land use
  • India
  • indigenous people
  • Indonesia
  • south america
  • sustainable agriculture
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Buyer Beware: One Study Finds 62% of Wood Products Mislabeled

  • Forests
  • illegal logging
  • Sustainable Development Goal 15
  • deforestation
  • timber
Lumber waiting to be sold. (Flickr/CIFOR)
  • Forests
  • illegal logging
  • Sustainable Development Goal 15
  • deforestation
  • timber

WRI Experts Offer Perspective on Tropical Deforestation in Science Journal

  • Sustainable Development Goal 15
  • deforestation
  • Forests
Deforestation, Luang Prabang, Laos
  • Sustainable Development Goal 15
  • deforestation
  • Forests

What Can Global Forest Watch Tell Us About the Fires in Brazil?

  • Climate
  • Sustainable Development Goal 15
  • wildfires
  • Brazil
  • climate change
  • global forest watch
GFW Satellite Fires image
  • Climate
  • Sustainable Development Goal 15
  • wildfires
  • Brazil
  • climate change
  • global forest watch

Hundreds of US Communities Are Making Climate Action Plans, but Few Include Forests

  • Sustainable Development Goal 15
  • deforestation
  • climate change
  • emissions inventories
  • Forests
Angeles National Forest
  • Sustainable Development Goal 15
  • deforestation
  • climate change
  • emissions inventories
  • Forests
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Indonesia Is Reducing Deforestation, but Problem Areas Remain

  • Forests
  • peatlands
  • tree cover loss
  • deforestation
  • Indonesia
Local villagers floating past a pile of illegally logged tress in Indonesia
  • Forests
  • peatlands
  • tree cover loss
  • deforestation
  • Indonesia
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Will the Start of Forest Fires Season Hamper Indonesia’s Progress in Reducing Deforestation?

  • Forests
  • Sustainable Development Goal 15
  • wildfires
  • deforestation
  • Indonesia
  • indonesia forest fires
  • palm oil
Indonesia forest fires
  • Forests
  • Sustainable Development Goal 15
  • wildfires
  • deforestation
  • Indonesia
  • indonesia forest fires
  • palm oil
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Congo Basin Deforestation Threatens Food and Water Supplies Throughout Africa

  • Food
  • Forests
  • Water
  • Sustainable Development Goal 15
  • Water Security
  • deforestation
  • agriculture
Women model the handmade baskets they use every day in Malolo 2, Republic of Congo.
  • Food
  • Forests
  • Water
  • Sustainable Development Goal 15
  • Water Security
  • deforestation
  • agriculture
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A New Tool Can Help Root Out Deforestation from Complex Supply Chains

  • Sustainable Development Goal 15
  • Corporate Climate Policy Leadership
  • commodities
  • deforestation
  • business risk
  • Business
  • agriculture
  • Forests
  • maps
  • palm oil
  • supply chains
Oil palm
  • Sustainable Development Goal 15
  • Corporate Climate Policy Leadership
  • commodities
  • deforestation
  • business risk
  • Business
  • agriculture
  • Forests
  • maps
  • palm oil
  • supply chains
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A 5-Step Plan to Protect and Restore Indonesia's Forests

  • deforestation
  • Forests
  • global forest watch
  • Indonesia
  • sustainable development
Forest on the Mamberamo River in Papua.
  • deforestation
  • Forests
  • global forest watch
  • Indonesia
  • sustainable development
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Indonesia Charts a New, Low Carbon Development Path. Will Other Countries Follow Suit?

  • Economics
  • climate change
  • Indonesia
  • low carbon development
Farmers in Yogyakarta
  • Economics
  • climate change
  • Indonesia
  • low carbon development

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