Ecological Disaster in Indonesia

Over the last few months, Indonesia has been experiencing what NASA has termed the worst forest fire ever observed, with a combination of an extreme El Niño and rampant slash-and-burn deforestation leading to raging fires across huge tracts of land. Not only is human and animal life threatened within Indonesia on an alarming scale, but the damage has even spread to neighbouring countries, with planes being grounded and other economic ramifications stretching across South East Asia.

Is it too late for Indonesia's forests, and what action should be taken to prevent this happening again - in Indonesia and beyond? Whatever your view, send it in - via Twitter, Facebook or our website. The contributors best insights will be invited to explore their views further for our journal Sir!