Alex Helan
Alex Helan
Alex Helan is an analyst with the Forest & Finance Coalition. He has managed financial investigations for Global Witness and Rainforest Action Network. He is also an award-winning documentary producer for the film "Selling Out West Papua", which won the Wincott Award in 2020 for outstanding achievement in financial and economic journalism. The film was also a Gold winner at the Venice TV Awards. Prior to that Alex was executive producer and producer of the 2018 feature-length documentary "The Kleptocrats".

As pulp and paper milll companies in Indonesia look to ramp up production, a coming period of hot, dry weather is set to increase the risk of forest fires that cloak the region in a toxic haze. This would dramatically worsen the health effects of respiratory diseases like Covid-19.

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