Permalink: https://media.greenpeace.org/archive/Forest-Fires-Destruction-in-Riau-27MZIF3ORZFX.htmlConceptually similarForest Fires Destruction in RiauGP0STOAOXCompleted★★★★Forest Fires Refugee Camp in RiauGP0STOBGHCompleted★★★★Forest Fires Destruction in RiauGP0STOAORCompleted★★★★★★Forest Fires Destruction in RiauGP0STOAOSCompleted★★★★Forest Fires Destruction in RiauGP0STOAOTCompleted★★★★Forest Fires Destruction in RiauGP0STOAOUCompleted★★★★★★Forest Fires Destruction in RiauGP0STOAOVCompleted★★★★Forest Fires Destruction in RiauGP0STOAOWCompleted★★★★Forest Fires Destruction in RiauGP0STOAOYCompleted★★★★★★View AllGP0STOAP1Forest Fires Destruction in RiauPak Sunarto, a village elder, examines an area at Tanjung Leban Village that was burned by fire. He makes frequent visits since the fire could be reignited at any time due to dry vegetation and heat. Fire ravaged over 3000 hectares of land at Tanjung Leban Village. Over 200 villagers were evacuated and several homes were destroyed.Locations:Indonesia-Riau-Southeast Asia-SumatraDate:2 Mar, 2014Credit:© Andri Tambunan / GreenpeaceLatitude:1°30'39"NMaximum size:3600px X 2400pxLongitude101°36'41"EKeywords:Day-Deforestation-Destruction-Forest fires-Forests (campaign title)-KWCI (GPI)-Local population-One person-Outdoors-People-Tropical rainforests-VillagesShoot: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.