Permalink: https://media.greenpeace.org/archive/Extinguishing-Forest-Fires-in-Riau-27MZIF31XJTU.htmlConceptually similarExtinguishing Forest Fires in RiauGP0STOAV9Completed★★★★Extinguishing Forest Fires in RiauGP0STOAVCCompleted★★★★Extinguishing Forest Fires in RiauGP0STOAVECompleted★★★★Extinguishing Forest Fires in RiauGP0STOAVFCompleted★★★★Extinguishing Forest Fires in RiauGP0STOAVHCompleted★★★★Forest Fires in RiauGP0STOAV5Completed★★★★Forest Fires in RiauGP0STOAV6Completed★★★★Forest Fires in RiauGP0STOAV7Completed★★★★Forest Fires in RiauGP0STOAV8Completed★★★★View AllGP0STOAVGExtinguishing Forest Fires in RiauA villager tries to douse the burning fire with a small hose. No one from the fire department showed up to help to extinguish the fire which is burning over 30 hectares of land around Selinsing Village. The fire is suspected to have started from a "slash and burn" land clearing method.Locations:Indonesia-Riau-Southeast Asia-SumatraDate:1 Mar, 2014Credit:© Andri Tambunan / GreenpeaceMaximum size:3600px X 2400pxKeywords:Day-Deforestation-Destruction-Fields-Firefighters-Forest fires-Forests (campaign title)-KWCI (GPI)-One person-Outdoors-Peatland-People-Slash-and-burn-Smoke-Spraying-Tropical rainforestsShoot:Forest Fires Affected People in SumatraGreenpeace bears witness to ongoing forest and peatland fires in and around oil palm plantations in Riau, Sumatra. Greenpeace is urging the Indonesian government to strengthen the draft regulation for total protection of peat ecosystem by implementing strong regulations to protect Indonesia's forest and peatland as a measure to reduce the greenhouse gas emissions, as well as mitigate the conditions that lead to forest fires. The shoot includes images of people affected by the fires and of the evacuation center in Tanjung Leban, Riau.