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Planting trees to eat fish

This book draws on the experiences of four projects (in Indonesia, Kenya, Zambia/Malawi and Mali) that combined conservation and development goals. The four projects demonstrated […]

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Firefighting in Central Kalimantan, Indonesia

This video describes the work of local community-based firefighters who through their dangerous work prevent peat fires that have international consequences. The fire brigades are […]

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Poverty Reduction in Central Kalimantan

This video shows how the Central Kalimantan Peatlands Project (CKPP) fights poverty in Indonesia’s peat swamp forests. For more information go to www.ckpp.org.

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Hydrological Restoration in Central Kalimantan, Indonesia

This video shows how the Central Kalimantan Peatland Project (CKPP) improves the hydrology in areas in Kalimantan’s peat swamp forests of Indonesia and thereby prevents […]

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Illegal logging in Central Kalimantan, Indonesia

This video shows how the logging (legal and illegal) causes deforestation and degradation of the peat forest in Central Kalimantan, Indonesia. The Central Kalimantan Peatland […]

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A Quick Scan of Peatlands in Central and Eastern Europe

A Quick Scan of Peatlands in Central and Eastern Europe reviews the status, conservation and use of peatlands in the countries participating in the BBI-Matra Programme (Belarus, Russian Federation, […]

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Palm oil production, peatland loss and CO2 emissions

This video shows how palm oil is threatening Southeast Asia’s tropical peatlands. Due to drainage of the swamps, the peat oxidates and releases huge amounts […]

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Restoring the peatswamp forests of Indonesia

Film of Wetlands International on peatland loss, CO2 emission, and how to restore the degraded wastelands. This film shows our restoration work in Kalimantan (Borneo), […]

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Provisional report of the Central Kalimantan Peatland Project

In December 2005 the Central Kalimantan Peatland Project (CKPP) was established with the overall objective of conserving the natural and economic value of the peatswamp […]