Indonesia’s peatland restoration keeps forest fires in check | Video

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Indonesia’s peatland restoration keeps forest fires in check | Video

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Indonesia's efforts to restore degraded peatland destroyed by the massive forest fires in 2015 have helped prevent a worse episode this year. The Peatland Restoration Agency said there were fewer hotspots in the 678,000 hectares of peatland it has restored over a period of more than three years. The agency's head Nazir Foead tells Saifulbahri Ismail why forest fires are still occurring in restored peatland.

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