Business as usual in the coal mining area: resource exploitation in Kalimantan

resource exploitation in kalimantan
The habitat of the indigenous communities along the Kalimantan rivers is increasingly under threat © Siti Maimunah

Siti Maimunah has written a long German language piece in ‘Südostasien | Zeitschrift für Politik • Kultur • Dialog’

Excerpt in english

Indonesia: Kalimantan is considered one of the ‘lungs of the world’ because of its rainforests. But massive resource exploitation results in flooding, air and water pollution. But it also brings about a profound social transformation in the indigenous communities.

Read the article here.

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