21 Jun '13, 7pm

Satellite images and NASA data show vast forest fires blanketing Singapore with record pollution

Satellite images and NASA data show vast forest fires blanketing Singapore with record pollution

Singapore, Southeast Asia’s ultra-rich island city-state, has been doused by record-breaking levels of air pollution from forest fires in the surrounding Indonesian islands. The fires, initially started illegally by Indonesian farmers to slash-and-burn some land, have since blazed out of control. The air pollution has far surpassed the point at which it is said by health officials to be “hazardous” and has set off a diplomatic tiff between Singapore and Indonesia, the world’s fourth-largest country.

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