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VIDEO Waiting to exhale: The politics of fire in Indonesia
29 Dec 2015

Waiting to exhale: The politics of fire in Indonesia

Why are there more land fires in Indonesia before an election? Why are oil palm plantations set alight? Why does everyone involved see the fires differently? And what do elephants have to do with any of it? Researchers from CIFOR describe some intriguing and unexplained elements emerging from research into the...
VIDEO A new course for the Congo: Forests, climate change and education
17 Dec 2015

A new course for the Congo: Forests, climate change and education

The vast, rich tropical forests of the Democratic Republic of Congo are essential both for local people and for the global climate, and managing them sustainably is important for the country’s future. This video explores the threats to the forest and shows how solutions are being forged – in the...
VIDEO Colloquium on Land and Forest Tenure Reform in Indonesia, Bogor, 2015
16 Dec 2015

Colloquium on Land and Forest Tenure Reform in Indonesia, Bogor, 2015

The Colloquium on Land and Forest Tenure Reform in Indonesia looked at the progress of tenure reforms in Indonesia. Bringing together government, civil society and the science community, the Colloquium discussed the challenges and opportunities for effective tenure reform implementation.The Colloquium was held on 5 August, 2015 in Bogor, Indonesia.For...
VIDEO INCAS: Monitoring for Climate Change
30 Nov 2015

INCAS: Monitoring for Climate Change

Before you can stop climate change, you have to know how big the problem is. That's where INCAS comes in. The Indonesian National Carbon Accounting System (INCAS) is being developed by Indonesia to monitor net greenhouse gas emissions from the land sector. It monitors both emissions and the removal of...
VIDEO Beyond the blaze: What next for Indonesia’s forests?
17 Nov 2015

Beyond the blaze: What next for Indonesia’s forests?

Tens of thousands of fires ravaged the Indonesian islands of Sumatra and Kalimantan in September and October 2015, producing a noxious haze that affected tens of thousands of people.Seasonal rains began in November, but 2015/16 are El Nino years, so the threat of new fires is far...
VIDEO Indonesia on Fire
30 Oct 2015

Indonesia on Fire

In Indonesia’s Central Kalimantan province, the peat areas are burning and emitting a toxic smoke causing untold damage to the environment, wildlife and human health.Most of the fires in Central Kalimantan are blazing in former peatland forests, which have been drained, cleared and burned for oil palm and agriculture, large...
VIDEO Green Treasure of the Sahel
17 Jun 2015

Green Treasure of the Sahel

In Burkina Faso, in West Africa, deforestation has reduced income and livelihoods. Simple steps have helped families deal with the loss of trees and brought their farms back to life. Green Treasure of the Sahel travels with one family as they go on a journey of discovery across the country...
VIDEO Robert Nasi - The role of Bushmeat in the spread of Ebola
03 Sep 2014

Robert Nasi - The role of Bushmeat in the spread of Ebola

Dr. Robert Nasi of the Center for International Forestry Research (www.cifor.org) talks about the importance of bushmeat in Central Africa, and the role of bushmeat in the spread of the Ebola virus.Learn more about the link between bushmeat and Ebola at http://blog.cifor.org/bushmeat-and-ebolaRelated reading:http://www.cifor.org/bushmeathttp://www.cifor.org/library/3580/empty-forests-empty-stomachs-bushmeat-and-livelihoods-in-the-congo-and-amazon-basinshttp://www.cifor.org/library/2434/human-health-and-forests-a-global-overview-of-issues-practice-and-policyhttp://www.cifor.org/publications/pdf_files/books/bcolchester0601.pdf...
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