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Climate mitigation and adaptation

Peatlands emit CO2 when cleared and drained for agriculture and forestry. Over 5% of global CO2 emissions are caused by peatlands degradation. Restoration and sustainable use of these areas can reduce emissions substantially and help people to be more resilient to a changing climate.

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Give to Wetlands International Malaysia and help safeguard and restore wetlands – the source of water that supports life on earth. Your financial support will help Wetlands […]

Response to a review by theoilpalm.org – Lopsided study on Rajang Delta

Dear Sir, I am writing in response to an article titled “Lopsided Study on Rajang Delta” posted on your website (http://theoilpalm.org/lopsided-study-on-rajang-delta/). On behalf of Wetlands […]

“Calling for Sustainable Tropical Peatland Uses: Addressing Land Subsidence and Flooding” Stakeholder Workshop

20th August 2015, a one day workshop was held at the Merdeka Palace Hotel and Suites, Kuching, Sarawak. Peatlands encompasses 7.45% of the total land area […]

Scientific Workshop: Flooding projections from elevation and subsidence models for oil palm plantations in the Rajang Delta peatlands, Sarawak, Malaysia

Date: 08th June 2015 Venue: Corus Hotel, Kuala Lumpur Peat swamp forests in Malaysia hosts commercially important tree species and play a critical role in […]

Our first sightings in Brunei

To protect and restore wetland areas of high biodiversity value in the lower Belait valley, Brunei Shell Petroleum and WI are working together to develop […]

Field trip to Kuala Balai peat swamp kick starts Biodiversity Action Plan project in Brunei

Brunei Shell Petroleum Company Sendirian Berhad (BSP) and Wetlands International (WI) Malaysia introduced the Biodiversity Action Plan (BAP) project area to stakeholders by leading a […]

Brunei Shell Biodiversity Action Project – External Stakeholder Engagement workshop

An External Stakeholder Engagement was held in Brunei on 17/10/2012 provide information to the various stakeholders who will be involved in someway in the development process […]

The International Conference on Wetland Forests, Brunei (22-23 March 2012)

Forest biodiversity – Towards a Green Economy Wetlands International co-hosted an international conference to promote sustainable management of Brunei’s peat forests and mangrove forests on 22-23 […]

New figures: palm oil destroys Malaysia’s peatswamp forests faster than ever

An increasing part of Malaysia’s palm oil is produced at the account of huge areas of tropical peatswamp forests. Especially in the Malaysian state of […]