Political economy of fire and haze: Moving to long-term solutions - 26 Aug, 2015
Between 1980 and 2000 – a timber logging boom. Illegal logging followed – so, another boom in the ten years from 2000, and then the oil palm boom came after that.
Pristine forest was badly logged and turned into degraded forest, and then was slashed and burnt, made ready for oil palm and wood plantations of different scales. Read more... Stiffer penalties sought to combat haze, says Wan Junaidi - 25 Aug, 2015
Kuching: The new Natural Resources and Environment Minister is seeking a meeting with his Indonesian counterpart to address the region's annual haze woes. Read more...