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Indonesia tackles deforestation issue

Indonesia is looking to renew a two-year moratorium on the clearing of forests, which expired on Wednesday.

The burning of the forests is a cause of severe haze - air pollution affecting Indonesia and its neighbours. But its economy is heavily dependent on agriculture and mining - both of which require the land to be cleared.

The BBC's Leisha Chi reports.

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  • 14 May 2015
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