Tag Archives: Hellish Fires in Indonesia

Hellish Fires in Indonesia Spread Health, Climate Problems

Satellite image of the fires in Indonesia. Credit:¬†Adam Voiland (NASA Earth Observatory) and Jeff Schmaltz (LANCE MODIS Rapid Response).¬† This year, more than 94,000 fires, most in carbon-rich peat lands, have engulfed the island nation of Indonesia, sending thick, acrid smoke into the air. The haze is affecting the health of millions of people there and in Malaysia and Singapore. ... Read More »