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27 Oct Regional Peat Restoration Workshop

On October 27, 2016, SIIA and the Indonesian Forum for Conservation Communication (FKKI) organised the Regional Peat Restoration Workshop in Jakarta. This was the first NGO-led workshop to bring together civil society organisations, private sector representatives, academics, development agencies, and other stakeholders to discuss the...

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21 Oct Diesel incentives for passenger cars must go

We thank Mr Danny Lim and Mr Paul Chan for their responses (“Diesel moves must target commercial vehicles first”; Oct 14 and “Don’t drop diesel just yet”; Oct 18) to our commentary “Driving a future without diesel” (Oct 12). It is encouraging to see engaged citizens...

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12 Oct Driving a future without diesel

Government leaders from more than 60 countries have turned up the heat to combat climate change. The Paris agreement on climate change was concluded last year but will now come into force on Nov 4, making progress more quickly than sceptics thought and environmentalists feared. Singapore...

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04 Oct Media Coverage: Haze Tracker Revamp

The SIIA launched our revamped Haze Tracker website on Monday - www.hazetracker.org - with a new map application featuring up-to-date information of the location of probable fires and current wind direction. The map also shows the location of peatlands and planted areas which users can compare with...

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27 Sep SDSWR2016: Keynote Address by Mr Masagos Zulkifli Bin Masagos Mohamad

Mr Masagos Zulkifli Bin Masagos Mohamad, Minister for the Environment and Water Resources, Singapore, delivers his keynote address at the 3rd Singapore Dialogue on Sustainable World Resources 2015, held at the Grand Ballroom of the Ritz-Carlton Millenia, Singapore on 15 April 2016. The Dialogue was organised...

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27 Sep No Smoke Without Fire (Documentary on the 2015 Haze Crisis)

“No Smoke without Fire” is a documentary on the human impact of the 2015 haze crisis on communities in the worst-hit areas, produced by Sawit Watch, an Indonesian NGO and directed by Yan Aristo Manik. The film was broadcast on Indonesian television and has won awards....

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