The hazes in Southeast Asia have become an increasingly frequent occurrence and can spread across many countries, causing serious health and safety concerns. It can be hazardous to even go outside, so often cities will shut down, adding economic costs to the list of consequences.
6 environmental challenges facing Southeast Asia (and what you can do to help)
139. The last batch of sawnwood from the peat forest in Indragiri Hulu, Riau Province, Sumatra, Indonesia. Deforestation for oil palm plantation, 2006. >> http://www.palmoilaction.org.au/ >> https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Riau