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Environmental, Campaign & Website News > Indonesia Says Haze-Causing Fires Mostly Out -- But Underground Blazes Threaten Tigers

Indonesia Says Haze-Causing Fires Mostly Out -- But Underground Blazes Threaten Tigers

Date : 22nd August 2005, Source : ENN



Nearly all of the Indonesian brush fires that blanketed neighboring Malaysia with acrid, choking smoke have been put out, but underground fires are still burning in peat soil, Indonesia said. The peat fires threaten a nearby 60,000-hectare (148,260-acre) conservation zone for Sumatran tigers, as well as a protected forest.

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