2016-06-04

Environmental group downplays effectiveness of peat agency


“If we place all our hopes with the peat agency, that would mean we are relying on technical issues that clearly are not going to solve the problem of peatland destruction..."
 
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  2016-06-03

CSO network demands total end to pulpwood concession operations in peat domes


The CSO network reaffirmed that peat domes must be liberated from all operations of pulpwood plantations. These operations, it asserts, must be stopped completely without delay...
 
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  2016-05-30

WWF urges peat agency to ensure companies refrain from replanting acacia in peatlands


“The peat agency not only needs to encourage reforms at the regulatory level, but it also needs to urge pulpwood companies to refrain from any more replanting of acacia in peatlands after harvesting has been completed..."
 
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  2016-06-01

Peat agency lacks the guts to deal with pulpwood concessions, according to head of CSO


“We have seen consistently that the peat agency doesn’t have the guts to deal with these matters. As a result, it prefers to focus on peat restoration efforts outside of the concession areas.”
 
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  2016-05-30

Greenpeace calls for peatlands in protection zones to be liberated from pulpwood concessions


“After harvesting has taken place in peatlands which are incorporated into protection zones, the pulpwood concessions operating there must be taken over by the government..."
 
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