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Fire set for peatland clearing in Riau Province, Indonesia in July 2015. Photo by Rhett A. Butler

No more fires in Indonesia?

In late 2015, Indonesia featured heavily in the global headlines. Parts of the country were burning so badly that the fires were coined “the greatest environmental disaster of the 21st…
Fire set for peatland clearing in Riau Province, Indonesia in July 2015. Photo by Rhett A. Butler
Greenpeace protesting against a company's palm oil policy. Courtesy of Greenpeace

10 reasons to be optimistic for forests

It's easy to be pessimistic about the state of the world's forests. Rates of forest loss remain persistently high, especially in the tropics and boreal regions. Drought, fragmentation, degradation via…
Greenpeace protesting against a company's palm oil policy. Courtesy of Greenpeace