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1Oct

Tips to keep children engaged: what we learnt teaching them about forest and land fire prevention

Amid the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, our teams are working hard to ensure educational efforts on forest and land fire prevention keep going strong. We conducted virtual workshop sessions to help teachers in Indonesia learn the … Read More “Tips to keep children engaged: what we learnt teaching them about forest and land fire prevention”

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29Sep

In photos: Fire-fighting training around our concessions

Rapid on-the-ground response is crucial in ensuring forest fires do not spread uncontrollably. While we have teams of specialised firefighters, we believe in the value of educating communities so that they are equipped with the … Read More “In photos: Fire-fighting training around our concessions”

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9Sep

Margarine vs. butter: Which is better for the environment?

Picture this: it is a typical morning. You wake up and follow your standard routine of booting up your computer for work. While waiting, you prepare a simple breakfast – a cup of hot coffee … Read More “Margarine vs. butter: Which is better for the environment?”

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30Jul

The delicate science behind managing peatlands

Peatlands are a unique ecosystem formed through the accumulation of partially decayed vegetation or organic matter in waterlogged and acidic conditions over thousands of years. They store tremendous amounts of carbon in their soil and … Read More “The delicate science behind managing peatlands”

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24Jul

7 things you need to know about the forest fires and haze in South East Asia

The return of the annual dry season in Indonesia sees an increase in news reporting on haze and hotspots. For many, the knee-jerk reaction might still be, “Oh, the palm oil companies must be causing … Read More “7 things you need to know about the forest fires and haze in South East Asia”

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3Jun

Video: Transforming landscapes in Indonesia to become deforestation-free

Deforestation trends in Indonesia are changing. Studies show deforestation from large-scale plantations is declining, but deforestation from small-scale agriculture is on the rise. Götz Martin, Head of Sustainability Implementation at GAR, discusses this shift, and … Read More “Video: Transforming landscapes in Indonesia to become deforestation-free”

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30Apr

Fighting COVID-19 through mask-making

The COVID-19 pandemic affecting millions globally is a virus that attacks the human respiratory system and has claimed tens of thousands of lives. As a company employing over 170,000 employees in Indonesia, Sinar Mas Agribusiness … Read More “Fighting COVID-19 through mask-making”

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11Mar

Cara kerjanya: Melepasliarkan orangutan ke habitat alaminya

Pernahkah Anda bertanya-tanya bagaimana orangutan dikembalikan ke habitat alaminya di alam liar? Merehabilitasi dan mengembalikan orangutan ke habitat aslinya merupakan sebuah proses yang rumit dan kompleks. Hewan yang diambil dari habitat aslinya – entah ditangkap … Read More “Cara kerjanya: Melepasliarkan orangutan ke habitat alaminya”

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12Feb

Spreading knowledge on fire prevention with my jungle friends

When massive forest fires swept Indonesia in 2015, I remember being assigned to a forest fire prevention programme. My main job was to design and run a campaign in communities that would educate them about … Read More “Spreading knowledge on fire prevention with my jungle friends”

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