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Narrow stress on ‘rule of law’ fails to protect peatland

  • Nirarta Samadhi and Dewi Tresya

Jakarta | Thu, January 25 2018 | 01:10 am

PREMIUM It was a proud moment for Indonesia at the United Nations Climate Change Conference in Bonn, Germany, in November 2017, when world leaders, including former United States vice president Al Gore, praised Indonesia’s efforts to restore and protect peatland to mitigate climate change.

Such efforts, led by President Joko “Jokowi” Widodo, are indeed strategic and critical, especially in t...