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Palm oil, paper firms want to fight haze, but ground situation remains complex

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An orangutan in the haze-shrouded territory of the Borneo Orangutan Survival Foundation in Nyaru Menteng in Indonesia's Central Kalimantan province.

Jakarta

IN THE village of Berengbengkel, about 20 km from the capital of the province of Central Kalimantan of Palangkaraya, thick yellow smog blots out the sun, making midday seem more like dusk. At times, the air is a deadly mix of fine particles several times over what is considered