Animal hunting, cogon collection and slash-and-burn
(kaingin) farming were the common causes of fires that happened mostly in the dry months, said Alfred Collado, chief of the Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR) in the province.
Unlike other pricey traditional alcoholic beverages, potato wine was popular among farmers involved in slash-and-burn
agriculture in the eastern province of Gangwon.
The solution is to make slash-and-burn
clearing less profitable for farmers, but that requires others to finance new methods and enforcement.
The forest fire in Indonesia is caused by using the illegal slash-and-burn
methods to make way for the palm oil and pulp and paper plantations in Sumatra and parts of Borneo.
Over centuries, they had decimated their highlands, so in the 50s and 60s, they migrated to the lowland rainforest and did the same through slash-and-burn
Dave Ward, CWU deputy general secretary, said: "Crown post office workers do not agree with management's slash-and-burn
The smog from slash-and-burn
agricultural fires on Sumatra island pushed haze levels to a record high in Singapore last week, shrouding residential buildings and downtown skyscrapers.
Singapore's air quality deteriorated to "hazardous" levels late on Wednesday as smoke from slash-and-burn
land clearing in Indonesia enveloped the city-state, inflaming tensions between the Southeast Asian neighbours.
In the Peruvian Amazon, most fires are set by people involved in slash-and-burn
JAMBI, Indonesia, Shawwal 15, 1432, Sep 13, 2011, SPA - Officials say smoke from fires set by slash-and-burn
farmers has forced the closure of at least one airport in western Indonesia.
The most intriguing aspect to it all is that folks of a certain political stripe within the walls of the State House are pointing to the event as yet another example of the absolutely overwhelming support among New Hampshire voters for their slash-and-burn
The fact is the ruling class is inflicting a slash-and-burn
agenda on ordinary working-class people.