APP suppliers analysed with 53% of all 2015 fire hotspots in Sumatra
EoF's analysis of NASA’s FIRMS MODIS fire hotspots reveals that SMG/APP is the corporate group with the highest number of hotspots this year: 39% of all high confidence hotspots in Sumatra and 53% of all high confidence hotspots on Sumatra’s peat.
The four SMG/APP companies who received NEA notices alone had 37% of all high confidence hotspots in Sumatra and 50% of all high confidence hotspots in Sumatra’s peat. EoF calls on SMG/APP and RGE/APRIL to start restoring peat ecosystems by implementing its respective 1 million and 0.5 million restoration commitments.
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