Waiting to exhale: The politics of fire in Indonesia

Why are there more land fires in Indonesia before an election? Why are oil palm plantations set alight? Why does everyone involved see the fires differently? And what do elephants have to do with any of it?Researchers from CIFOR describe some intriguing and unexplained elements emerging from research into the causes of Indonesia's fires.

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