In focus Fire & haze


Event Coverage - 19 Sep 2017
Peatlands in the spotlight at the IUFRO Congress in Germany
DG’s Column - 26 Oct 2015
What can we do to break the cycle of the haze over the long term? How might we address the underlying drivers and achieve sustainable solutions?

Interview - 29 Aug 2017
In Indonesia, finding the right ways to fight fire and haze
After 2015’s scale-tipping fire and haze event, what progress is being made and what remains to be done?
Event Coverage - 30 May 2017
Countering the health effects of peat fires
From social media–based applications to face masks, a range of efforts are being instituted to tackle the causes and effects of toxic haze in Indonesia
Photo Essay - 18 May 2017
Living in a toxic haze
The daily reality of Indonesia's peatland fires
News - 9 May 2017
Wet and Wild: Indonesian Forest Fires
Why blazes can ignite, even in damp conditions
Analysis - 4 May 2017
Peatland fire policy: From past to present
Analyzing 20 years of peat fire management intervention in Indonesia
News - 3 May 2017
Local law and order
Can communities and legislation stop Indonesian peatfires?
News - 3 May 2017
Local law and order
Interview - 28 Apr 2017
Fending off the flames
Indonesia’s plan to stop future forest and land fires
News - 15 Feb 2017
For a better Borneo, new map reveals how much terrain has changed
New atlas displays 40 years of human impacts on forests – from fires to logging to industrial plantations and more
Analysis - 11 Feb 2017
Nepal’s forest fires
Assessing the damage in 2016
News - 3 Nov 2016
Re-examining Indonesia’s land and forest fires
A new CIFOR study shows that to identify responsibility for the problem of forest and land fires, maps and satellites are not enough
News - 26 Sep 2016
Delving into drivers of deforestation
New study analyzes four decades of satellite images – overturning assumptions about the role of industrial plantations in Borneo forest loss