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Deadly wildfires on Maui island come weeks after fires linked to climate change caused devastation in Canada and Greece. Can anything be done to stop them?
Haze air pollution from burning peatlands blankets the landscape in Riau
As a dry season exacerbated by El Niño approaches, a new study warns that large expanses of Indonesia's climate-critical peatlands may not be sufficiently restored after the fires of 2015, despite government claims.
Climate-heating El Niño weather pattern is expected to increase threat of forest fires in Indonesia and air pollution in SE Asia.
Damage done to a wetland in the name of “environmental restoration” raises questions about how China’s lesser-known wetlands are protected.
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Haze_forest fire_Southeast Asia
With smoke haze posing a significant pollution problem for Southeast Asia, a victim-pays approach could result in cleaner air for all.
Sustainable investing
The Nobel Committee's decision to award the 2007 Nobel Peace Prize to the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change was instrumental in elevating that issue to the top of the global policy agenda. Now, the same should be done to recognise the organisation that has done the most work on the crisis of biodiversity loss.
Mongabay Founder Rhett A. Butler: 11 things to watch in 2021
2020 was a rough year for tropical rainforest conservation efforts. So what’s in store for 2021? Mongabay Founder Rhett A. Butler reviews 11 key things to watch in the world of rainforests in 2021.
Deforestation, Riau, Indonesia
Although 2020 will not mark the end of deforestation for palm oil, not all hope is lost. Most supply chain actors are undertaking genuine efforts, but until those bear fruit, green groups need to maintain their watchdog function.
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