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The haze crisis continued to intensify yesterday with conditions in Kalimantan and Sumatra reaching alarming levels, and no respite for the two Indonesian regions on the Muslim holiday of Eid al-Adha. Kalimantan, which shares a border with Malaysia, appears to be the worst hit. Comment?
Hundreds of hotspots indicating the presence of wildfires have been reported in provinces on Sumatra island, which is currently experiencing a dry spell, with temperatures soaring up to 35 degrees Celsius. Based on the NOAA-18 Satellite monitoring data, a total of 1,470 hotspots were detected across Sumatra during the period between Jan. 1 and June 16, 2015. Comment?
The local government, NGOs and plantation companies are working together to train elephants in Riau, to put a stop to the many cases of animal-human conflicts in the area. Last week, wild elephants trampled a man to death in Tasik Serai subdistrict, Pinggir district, Bengkalis regency. Comment?
Haze hit unhealthy levels in the northern Thai province of Chiang Mai yesterday as dry-season fires shroud the region in smoke. It is an annual scourge in northern areas of the country from January to April as Thai farmers, as well as those in Laos, Myanmar and Cambodia, torch the land to clear scrub or agricultural waste. Comment?
Haze from forest and land fires in several regencies in Riau has started covering Pekanbaru, the provincial capital, reducing visibility to only about 3 kilometres on Friday morning. It is the worst haze since fires returned to the region in mid January. Comment?
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