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Raise public understanding in Indonesia to tackle haze

The policy battlefield must move from regional summits to the hearts and minds of Indonesians.

The environmental, economic and health impact of the transboundary haze is now very serious, and has also become major public and media concerns that can no longer be ignored.

OVER the last five decades, the problem of transboundary air pollution due to the South-east Asian haze has become progressively serious. During the 1960s and the 1970s, the problem already existed. However, it was minor and thus did not garner much attention in the countries that were affected...

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