Haze

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Submitted By KellySoo
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You are concerned over the implications and long-term health effects of the haze. Write an article to the local newspaper expressing your concern based on all the notes below. * the reasons behind the haze * role of government and society * steps that can be taken * give relevant examples of: - health complications - measures - roles of government and individuals When writing the article you should remember: - to lay out the letter carefully - to use paragraphs - that you letter is to the press

Haze: A Danger to Health By: Kelly Soo The haze is a constant phenomenon faced by Malaysia and her neighboring countries. The haze is basically pollution of atmosphere, which is clogged 阻塞 with pollutants and other substances from forest fires. The haze is a direct effect of forest fire in Kalimantan and other parts of Indonesia due to slash and burn method of farming. The Indonesian authorities appear to have no power to control farmers from practicing such methods. The haze is further worsened 恶化 by open burning practiced by most Malaysians. Open-field burning of rice straw by the rice planters and open burning of dried leaves and garbage…...

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