Indonesia’s extractive industry vulnerable to natural disasters: Report

Thousands of mines, power plants and other facilities in the extractive industry are sitting on time bombs as they are…


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…


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…


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…


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…