Indonesia's haze-causing forest fires shroud the region in hazardous smoke each year. Fueled by slash-and-burn farming, the fires are expected to worsen as the dry season progresses. Thousands are being treated for respiratory disorders and air pollution is forcing flights and schools to shut down. What more should be done to control and prevent the haze? 

 

In this episode of The Stream, we speak with: 
 

Nigel Sizer @NigelSizer
Global Director, Forests Program, World Resources Institute
wri.org 


Abetnego Tarigan @an_tarigan
Executive Director, WALHI 
walhi.or.id

 

Aan Kusumandaru @aan__
Anesthesiologist resident

 

Alue Dohong @ALDOUQ
Research Associate, Earth Innovation Institute
earthinnovation.org 
 

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