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…


Miners welcome Indonesia’s new jobs bill that could spur coal growth

Critics are concerned the new rules, aimed at boosting mining investment, could underpin an expansion in coal and…


Study Reveals New Capital City Megaproject to Profit Indonesia’s Oligarchs

A study has revealed the names of numerous national and local politicians who would reap profits from the capital city…


Mining turned Indonesian seas red. The drive for greener cars could herald a new toxic tide

Where forested hills dip into the sea, Sahman Ukas scoops up rusty-red topsoil. His hands hold nickel that is…