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Choked in smoke – living in the thick of Indonesia’s haze

Blog entry by Greenpeace Australia Pacific | 14 September, 2015

Smoke caused by forest fires and peatland destruction, is covering about 80% of Sumatra, Indonesia. And it seems like no matter how far you try to escape, the smoke follows.   My wife and daughter should be at our home in Pekanbaru, Riau on the...

This is the impact of our daily life on the planet

Blog entry by Rashini Suriyaarachchi | 4 June, 2015

Every day, we all make choices that impact our local area, country, and the world at large. It can be hard to make the link between your favourite chocolate treat and deforestation in Indonesia – but when you zoom out a little, the impact of all...

Clean air doesn’t come to those who wait

Blog entry by Greenpeace Australia Pacific | 23 January, 2015

“One thing that fascinated and shocked me the most was the fact that even on smoggy days, people still lived their lives as usual,” said Chinese film director Jia Zhangke last week as the air outside in Beijing was a thick, soupy grey. “When the...

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