Indonesia

Nika Knight, staff writer
A boy went fishing in Palangkaraya, Indonesia, while the deadly haze blanketed the region last year. (Photo: Haris Sadikin/AFP/Getty Images)
As illegal forest-clearing fires once again burn acres of tropical peatland in Indonesia, new research on last year's deadly blazes estimates that 100,000 people died prematurely from the toxic haze that resulted from the fires. The fires are set each year to cheaply and quickly clear tropical peatland for palm oil and pulpwood plantations. While...
Nadia Prupis, staff writer
A rash of wildfires in Indonesia and the resulting toxic haze of smoke and smog...
Nadia Prupis, staff writer
Update: According to Indonesian media, eight men, including two of the Bali 9,...