A workshop in Jakarta highlighted the need for more answers.
Mosaic of different land uses, including crops, natural forests, agroforests and pasture add to farmers' resilience.
Farmers, local government officials and scientists must work together to ensure that fires do not burn out of control and damage forests
Understanding how climate, land-cover changes and social processes influence the occurrence and spread of fire in the Amazon
Measuring sea surface temperatures could provide important information for farmers and officials in the Amazon
On peatlands, one single fire can produce five to six times more carbon emissions than clearing the same land area by other means.
By 2008, almost half the Cerrado’s original vegetation had been lost to agricultural expansion.
Getting behind the “real problem” means tackling the causes of deforestation and forest degradation, known as the “drivers.”
Disasters only briefly capture public and media attention. Is this contributing to a lack of long-term planning by decision makers?