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Thu Oct 8, 2015, 05:45 AM

 

Indonesia's Joko Widodo seeks forest fire help

Source: BBC News

"The forest fires are the result of annual slash-and-burn practices by companies clearing land for palm oil and pulp wood plantations."



Read more: http://www.bbc.com/news/world-asia-34472085



I wonder what the chances are the Indonesians will cease this practice?

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Turborama Oct 2015 #1
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Response to sulphurdunn (Original post)

Thu Oct 8, 2015, 06:11 AM

1. Watch this to see how it's not as easy as blaming it on "the Indonesians"



In a nutshell, we can all do something by boycotting products that contain palm oil.

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Response to Turborama (Reply #1)

Thu Oct 8, 2015, 10:07 AM

2. Great doc there Turbo.

 

I was not aware of why they were slash and burning so much over there. I knew that they were, now I know why.

I will pass it on.

The impact of this method of deforestation, at this point in the climate change reality, is staggering.

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Response to sulphurdunn (Original post)

Mon Nov 2, 2015, 12:06 AM

3. Kick

 

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