Indonesia Pays the Price for Environmental Damage

Massive floods in Kalimantan expose lax government policies

By: Ainur Rohmah

Indonesia appears to be finally learning the price it is paying for rampant environmental devastation in Kalimantan, its portion of Borneo, as substantial flooding over the past month has exposed the enormous rate of deforestation in one of the world’s most important carbon sinks.

Mining activities and land clearing for agricultural culti…

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