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Stop North Selangor Peat Swamp Forest conversion

Wetlands International would like to express our deep concern about the proposal by Selangor State Agriculture Development Corporation (PKPS) plantations to convert a 971ha area […]

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Act now to build back the bond between people and nature

Today we may survive by ‘breaking the chain’ of infection of COVID-19, but our future will be defined by our ability to build back a […]

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How to submit your Luc Hoffmann Medal nomination in 4 simple steps

So, you know a Wetland Champion who has shown outstanding leadership in wetland science, conservation or awareness raising? And you’d like to nominate them for […]

Publication

Rajang Delta threatened by floods!

This paper presents a case study of the Rajang Delta in Sarawak, Malaysia where peatland subsidence will cause flooding, rendering more than half of the […]

Case study

Brunei Peat Swamp Forest Biodiversity Assessment

The rarely visited country of Brunei Darussalam is a green gem on the rapidly deforesting island of Borneo. Much of Brunei is still covered in peat swamp or mangrove forest, which is in stark contrast to the situation in other countries within the region. These forests are rich with species of plants and animals, but face threats due to development, peat drainage and fires.

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A quick scan of peatlands in Malaysia

Malaysia, comprising the regions of Peninsular Malaysia, Sabah and Sarawak supports some of the most extensive tropical peatlands in the world.

Denial continues over long-term impacts of peatland drainage in Southeast Asia

In August the 15th International Peat Congress was held in Malaysia in order to provide a platform for researchers and practitioners to congregate, share information […]

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International Peat Conference – Follow up 3

It was the third day of 15th International Peat Congress in Kuching, Malaysia. Just as the previous day there were five concurrent sessions with different […]

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International Peat Conference – Follow up 2

Five concurrent sessions with different sub-themes marked the start of the second day of Peat Congress.  In general, various issues relating to peatlands – peatlands […]

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International Peat Conference – Follow up 1

The 15th International Peat Congress officially started today, the 16th of August, officiated by the Right Honourable Chief Minister of Sarawak Datuk Patinggi Tan Sri […]