Haze caused by climatic and human factors: expert | Asia Pacific

Haze caused by climatic and human factors: expert

Haze caused by climatic and human factors: expert

Updated 19 March 2014, 15:26 AEDT

Slash and burn farming methods have been blamed for the haze reaching hazardous levels in Southeast Asia.

Now a regional expert says fighting the fires alone is not going to solve the problem.

He says prevention and sustainable practices are key to ensuring a permanent solution.

Reporter: Shivali Nayak

Speakers: Faizal Parish, ASEAN Peatland Forests Project and director of Malaysia-based NGO, the Global Environment Centre

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