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

  • Food
  • Forests
  • land use
  • indigenous people
  • 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
  • indigenous people
  • agriculture
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Indonesia Reduces Deforestation, Norway to Pay Up

  • Paris Agreement
  • deforestation
  • agriculture
  • Forests
Cyathea Papua Rain Forest Papua-Indonesia
  • Paris Agreement
  • deforestation
  • agriculture
  • Forests

Places to Watch: 3 Forests Experiencing Rapid Clearing Right Now

  • Forests
  • deforestation
  • biodiversity
  • agriculture
  • commodities
Mountain gorilla
  • Forests
  • deforestation
  • biodiversity
  • agriculture
  • commodities

Forests Could Be Casualties in a U.S.-China Trade War

  • deforestation
  • agriculture
  • Forests
Soybean harvesting in Caroline County, Md.
  • deforestation
  • agriculture
  • Forests
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Smallholder Farmers Are Key to Making the Palm Oil Industry Sustainable

  • Business
  • Corporate Climate Policy Leadership
  • deforestation
  • agriculture
  • Forests
  • commodities
Indonesian palm oil
  • Business
  • Corporate Climate Policy Leadership
  • deforestation
  • agriculture
  • Forests
  • commodities
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To Save Indonesia’s Carbon-Rich Peatlands, Start by Mapping Them

  • deforestation
  • agriculture
  • mapping
Peat swamp forest in Central Kalimantan, Indonesia
  • deforestation
  • agriculture
  • mapping
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logging truck transporting timber
  • agriculture
  • Forests
  • illegal logging
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Exploring Indonesia's Long and Complicated History of Forest Fires

  • Forests
  • deforestation
  • agriculture
  • fires
  • mapping
Forest and peat fire in Riau, Indonesia
  • Forests
  • deforestation
  • agriculture
  • fires
  • mapping
Insights

As Indonesia’s Dry Season Looms, a New Tool Can Predict Daily Forest Fire Risk

  • Forests
  • deforestation
  • agriculture
  • fires
  • mapping
Indonesia forest fire
  • Forests
  • deforestation
  • agriculture
  • fires
  • mapping
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Destruction of Tropical Peatland Is an Overlooked Source of Emissions

  • deforestation
  • restoration
  • agriculture
  • mapping
  • commodities
Peat drainage canals
  • deforestation
  • restoration
  • agriculture
  • mapping
  • commodities
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Palm Oil Mill Data: A Step Towards Transparency

  • Climate
  • Food
  • Forests
  • forest monitoring
  • deforestation
  • agriculture
  • mapping
  • commodities
Palm oil plantation
  • Climate
  • Food
  • Forests
  • forest monitoring
  • deforestation
  • agriculture
  • mapping
  • commodities
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With Latest Fires Crisis, Indonesia Surpasses Russia as World’s Fourth-Largest Emitter

  • Climate
  • Forests
  • deforestation
  • agriculture
  • fires
  • mapping
  • commodities
  • Climate
  • Forests
  • deforestation
  • agriculture
  • fires
  • mapping
  • commodities
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Indonesia’s Fire Outbreaks Producing More Daily Emissions than Entire US Economy

  • Climate
  • Forests
  • agriculture
  • climate change
  • fires
  • commodities
Fire in Central Kalimantan, Indonesia. Photo by Rini Sulaiman/ Norwegian Embassy for Center for International Forestry Research (CIFOR)
  • Climate
  • Forests
  • agriculture
  • climate change
  • fires
  • commodities
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Land and Forest Fires in Indonesia Reach Crisis Levels

  • Forests
  • forest monitoring
  • deforestation
  • agriculture
  • fires
A fire in Kalimantan, Indonesia. Photo by Rini Sulaiman/ Norwegian Embassy for Center for International Forestry Research (CIFOR)
  • Forests
  • forest monitoring
  • deforestation
  • agriculture
  • fires
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Having it All: Indonesia Can Produce Palm Oil, Protect Forests and Reap Profits

  • deforestation
  • agriculture
  • Forests
  • commodities
Agricultural development, like the oil palm plantation shown here, is the largest driver of deforestation in Indonesia. Photo by Achmad Rabin Taim/Wikimedia Commons
  • deforestation
  • agriculture
  • Forests
  • commodities
Insights

Indonesia’s Forest Fires Reignite, Threatening Protected Areas and Peatlands

  • deforestation
  • agriculture
  • Forests
  • fires
  • mapping
  • commodities
Fires are again burning in Indonesia's forests. Photo by Rini Sulaiman/ Norwegian Embassy for Center for International Forestry Research (CIFOR)
  • deforestation
  • agriculture
  • Forests
  • fires
  • mapping
  • commodities
Insights
More than half of Brazil's native vegetation grows on private land. (Brazil) Photo by monocletophat123/Flickr.
  • agriculture
  • restoration
  • Forests
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3 Myths and Facts about Forest and Landscape Restoration

  • agriculture
  • restoration
  • deforestation
  • mapping
In Rwanda, 85 percent of the population makes a living from subsistence farming of degraded, formerly forested lands. Photo Credit: Gates Foundation/Flickr
  • agriculture
  • restoration
  • deforestation
  • mapping
Insights

Indonesian Fires Bring More Haze to Southeast Asia

  • deforestation
  • agriculture
  • Forests
  • fires
  • illegal logging
  • mapping
  • commodities
A forest fire in Central Kalimantan, Indonesia, in September of 2011. Photo credit: Rini Sulaiman, Norwegian Embassy for Center for International Forestry Research
  • deforestation
  • agriculture
  • Forests
  • fires
  • illegal logging
  • mapping
  • commodities

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