A tradition lives on – charcoal-making in Kuala Sepetang, Perak

Charcoal made of mangrove wood is still produced using traditional kilns in Kuala Sepetang (formerly known as Port Weld), in the state of Perak, Malaysia. Wood from the nearby mangrove forest is fed into the clay kilns and are left to dehydrate for about a month.

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traditional kilns

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