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Emission factors for managed peat soils – An analysis of IPCC default values

This paper evaluates IPCC approaches to greenhouse gas emissions from managed organic (peat) soils and notices that the IPCC Guidelines 2006. This report was produced […]

Factsheet Wetlands and Climate Change Adaptation

Overview of our activities on climate change adaptation. Wetlands International has a long standing history in investigating the role of wetlands in relation to water […]

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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 […]

Video

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 […]

Video

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.

Video

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 […]

Video

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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Peatlands in National Inventory Submissions 2009

An analysis of the National Inventory Submissions of European countries with respect to GHG emissions from peatlands/organic soils with identification of gaps and proposals for […]

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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, […]