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Burned stump left in Indonesia

A view of stubble burning was seen as flames burn peat and field on the outskirts of Pekanbaru on September 16, 2015 in the province of Riau, Indonesia. Air pollution or smoke has become an annual problem for the last 18 years in Indonesia. This is caused by the illegal burning of forest and peat fires in Sumatra and Kalimantan to clear new land for the production of pulp, paper and palm oil. Desperate civilians at the epicenter of the crisis haze in Indonesia take the fight into their own hands, using whatever resources they have to face a bit of a fire swept through their community because they are tired of waiting for the government to take action.

TAGS: Air, Haze, Indonesia, Pollution

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Medan, Indonesia
Member since 2015
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© Albert Ivan Damanik.
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Image Source: digital
Date Taken: 09.2015
Total Views: 69
Filed Under: Natural World
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Date Uploaded: Nov. 21, 2015, 2:59 a.m.
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Camera Model: Canon EOS-1D Mark II N
Focal Length: 50mm
Shutter Speed: 1/800
Aperture: f6.3
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PHOTO LOCATION Pekanbaru, Indonesia