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Reducing fire risk in Central Kalimantan: What will it take?

by |July 13th, 2012

By Joyce Wong and Quinn Marshall Central Kalimantan is home to a large proportion of Indonesia’s carbon-rich peat forests—many of which have been drained for agricultural use and palm oil plantations, leaving them degraded and vulnerable to the spread of uncontrolled fires.  This risk is heightened during the dry season, when farmers prepare their land… read more