Fire season Indonesia begins

Fires detected in Indonesia during a single week in October 2015. Global Forest Watch

Indonesia is destroying its rainforests faster than any other tropical nation, and it is at the heart of the recurring air-pollution crisis in Southeast Asia. Its policies will have a huge impact on forests, biodiversity and the global climate… predict any corporation rash enough to backslide on its hard-won no-deforestation pledge will be quickly targeted by environmental groups and, hopefully, punished by consumers.

Update 2016, after delay from later wet season, landowners are now lighting fires

>more> ABC RN World Today

 

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This is on behalf of local climate change group. Material is selected by Bernie McComb and does not necessarily represent opinion of whole group.
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