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Toxic blaze: the true cost of crop burning

The agricultural crop burning season is where farmers burn their fields to make way for a new crop, sending up plumes of toxic smoke. Image: REUTERS/Kamal KishoreAH/DL - RP4DRHYYCIAA

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Helena Molin Valdés, Climate and Clean Air Coalition Secretariat

No-burn alternatives almost always save the farmer money. Image: Global Environment Facility

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