Burning

This photo is dated October 28, 2009 – it was taken by NASA’s Earth Observatory. Interest of course was directed to the oil spill in the sea southwest. But take a look at central Timor, at its driest moment on the eve of the rainy season.

burning

If we needed any further proof, here is NASA’s 10 day “Fire Map” showing fires between October 17 – 28. Timor is essentially all fire.

fire_map

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