Wholesale Extractive Investment in Disaster-Prone Areas, Jokowi Dismisses Warning Signs

Jakarta, April 27 2021 — A day after the 2021 National Disaster Readiness Day, the #BersihkanIndonesia (Clean…


Indonesia's energy mix is dependant on coal-fired power plants. (Photo: Kiki Siregar)

Declassifying coal power plant ash as hazardous waste sparks concern in Indonesia

Villagers in the Indonesian district of Suralaya, Banten province, have for over 35 years lived near a massive…


ANTAM Ruined East Halmahera

Stop Operation, Immediately Evaluate and Rehabilitate East Halmahera, 16 April 2021 - On 7 April 2021, PT Aneka Tambang…


The Mining Corporation Has Hijacked the Draft of the Konawe Islands Regional Spatial Plans (RTRW)

Konkep, April 16, 2021 - The plan of the Konawe Islands Regency Government (Konkep) or Wawonii Island, the Southeast…


Why a Big Mining Project Could Wipe Out Rural Villages in Indonesia

Deep in rain-swept forests on the Indonesian island of Sumatra, an environmental and human disaster is looming, at a…


Indonesian community seeks World Bank mediation against Chinese-owned zinc mine

Villagers in North Sumatra, Indonesia, are waiting to hear if the World Bank will support their struggle against a zinc…


President Jokowi (Repeatedly) Mortgaged the Safety of Citizens by Removing FABA from B3 Waste

Jakarta, 12 March 2021 - President Joko Widodo removed coal waste from combustion, namely Fly Ash and Bottom Ash…


Disaster Shadows Chinese Mining Ventures in Southeast Asia

Two years ago this week, the global mining industry felt the ground crumble beneath its feet. At the decommissioned…


The Colleges of Governor Nurdin Abdullah Behind MNP’s Sand Mining and Reclamation in South Sulawesi

Behind the sand mining activity by PT Boskalis International Indonesia which has destroyed traditional fish catch area…


Indonesian miners eyeing EV nickel boom seek to dump waste into the sea

Nickel-mining companies in Indonesia have pitched the government to allow them to dump their waste, or tailings, into…