Indonesia's Parliament voted to ratify a regional treaty to tackle the haze, as air pollution from raging forest fires continued to plague neighbouring countries this week. Meanwhile, an alliance of private firms and NGOs have pledged to work on implementing zero deforestation commitments.
The Brunei, Indonesia, Malaysia, Philippines-East ASEAN Growth Area (BIMP-EAGA) has adopted the Philippine proposal to implement a $1.2-million project intended to build communities that are resilient to calamities through disaster ...
Scientists discover that the unique and mysterious trees of Borneo’s tropical rainforest − being felled at an alarming rate − soak up even more carbon than those in Amazonia and have a vital role to play in slowing down global warming
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Hurricane Harvey isn't a "natural disaster" because disasters are not natural, says University College London researcher Ilan Kelman. Rather, they are the result of social and political forces which shape people's vulnerability to events.