indonesian forest fires

Singapore gasps for air

by admin on June 20, 2013

As I sit in my apartment that reeks of the not entirely unpleasant smell of burning trees, my eyes stinging, my throat sore and my lungs starting to feel like I’ve chain-smoked an entire packet of Malboro Reds, Singapore is gripped by a national crisis: the Haze. This Haze has been caused by smoke from forest fires in neighbouring Indonesia, due to the practise of open burning to clear land for agricultural, or deforestation to you and I.

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