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  • forest monitoring
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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
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Forest Fires Blaze in Indonesia’s Tesso Nilo National Park

  • deforestation
  • Forests
  • fires
  • commodities
Tesso Nilo is home to endangered species like the Sumatran tiger. Photo by Steve Wilson/Flickr
  • deforestation
  • Forests
  • fires
  • commodities
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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
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Fires Spread Across Indonesia as Parliament Approves Haze Treaty

  • Forests
  • Air Quality
  • fires
  • illegal logging
  • commodities
  • pollution
Forest fires in West Kalimantan, Indonesia. Photo Credit: Billy Gabriel/Flickr
  • Forests
  • Air Quality
  • fires
  • illegal logging
  • commodities
  • pollution
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  • Forests
  • fires
  • commodities
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Putting out fires in Riau, March 2014. Photo by Julius Lawalata / WRI.
  • fires
  • Forests
  • commodities
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New Palm Oil Production Maps Mark a Milestone in Transparency

  • deforestation
  • Forests
  • mapping
  • commodities
Most palm oil comes from Indonesia and Malaysia. Photo credit: Achmad Rabin Taim, Wikimedia Commons
  • deforestation
  • Forests
  • mapping
  • commodities
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Three Reasons Investors Are Beginning to Take Sustainability Seriously

  • Food
  • Forests
  • Business
  • Climate
  • climate change
  • commodities
Palm oil plantation workers in Sumatra, Indonesia. Wilmar, a leading Asian agribusiness group, which trades more than 45 percent of the global palm oil supply, is committed to a deforestation-free supply chain. Photo Credit: CIFOR/Flickr
  • Food
  • Forests
  • Business
  • Climate
  • climate change
  • commodities
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3 Tales of Hope for a Low-Carbon Future

  • Energy
  • Forests
  • Business
  • Finance
  • climate change
  • deforestation
  • low carbon development
  • commodities
At last week's "Ascent" meeting in Abu Dhabi, clubs of countries and companies committed to double the share of renewable energy and the pace of energy efficiency gains. Photo credit: CoCreatr, Flickr
  • Energy
  • Forests
  • Business
  • Finance
  • climate change
  • deforestation
  • low carbon development
  • commodities
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The Changing Landscape of Forest Management

  • Forests
  • Equity & Governance
  • Food
  • commodities
  • agriculture
While palm oil can be produced sustainably, its production is currently a major driver of deforestation. Photo credit: International Institute of Tropical Agriculture, Flickr 2012
  • Forests
  • Equity & Governance
  • Food
  • commodities
  • agriculture

5 Overlooked Deforestation Hotspots

  • Forests
  • Business
  • deforestation
  • global forest watch
  • commodities
Marahoué National Park in the Ivory Coast has lost 93% of its forest cover between 2002 and 2008. Photo credit: jbdodane, Flickr 2013
  • Forests
  • Business
  • deforestation
  • global forest watch
  • commodities
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Photo credit: CIFOR, Flickr 2011
  • fires
  • Forests
  • commodities
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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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9 Maps that Explain the World's Forests

  • deforestation
  • Forests
  • mapping
  • commodities
Global Forest Watch is an online forest monitoring system created by the World Resources Institute and more than 40 partners. Photo credit: Marco Simola, CIFOR
  • deforestation
  • Forests
  • mapping
  • commodities
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“Swapping Land” to Produce Sustainable Palm Oil in Indonesia

  • deforestation
  • restoration
  • Forests
  • commodities
Oil palm fruit is loaded into a truck at a plantation near Bengkulu, Sumatra. Photo: WRI/ James Anderson
  • deforestation
  • restoration
  • Forests
  • commodities
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Perkebunan sawit dekat  Bengkulu, Sumatra. Photo: WRI/ James Anderson
  • Forests
  • restoration
  • commodities

Cutting Carbon through Industrial Energy Efficiency: The Case of Midwest Pulp and Paper Mills

  • Business
  • Climate
  • climate change
  • Energy
  • energy efficiency
  • commodities
  • Business
  • Climate
  • climate change
  • Energy
  • energy efficiency
  • commodities
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Indonesia Haze Risk Will Remain High Unless Ministers Keep Promises

  • Forests
  • fires
  • illegal logging
  • commodities
  • Forests
  • fires
  • illegal logging
  • commodities