The biggest environmental disaster in recent history, and the world largely doesn’t know anything about it, simply because the world’s media doesn’t want us to know about it.
This post inspired by The Guardian article: Indonesia is burning. So why is the world looking away? George Monbiot
Photo: ‘Children are being prepared for evacuation in warships already some have choked to death. Species are going up in smoke at an untold rate.’ Photograph: Ulet Ifansasti/Getty Images
…but then, there are lots of things going on around the world that are largely hidden from public gaze, so what’s new.
Time to close the book on human civilisation? The inevitability of that event is also mostly overlooked.