Shifting the capital of Indonesia and other countries may actually send the wrong message that cities too can be discarded.
There are studies showing that farmers can have economic benefits from palm oil. However, they can also be impoverished by the commodity.
We have developed an online tool to help authorities identify which areas they should focus on for reducing forest fires and haze in order to maximize overall health benefits.
A balanced research program should focus on good and rational peat management efforts that minimise environmental impacts, and on water regulation that reduces the risk of fire.
The central islands of Indonesia, also known as Wallacea, is a place of wonder, a living laboratory for the study of evolution.