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  • Anoa: On the Brink of Extinction

    October 29, 2018 clip Ekuatorial

    The practice in consuming anoa’s meat is slowing down conservation effort of this near extinct species. However conservationists together with rehabilitations centres and zoos continue work to prevent this endemic species from Sulawesi, from extinction.

  • Farmers Suffer as Illegal Water Extractions Remain Unregulated

    October 08, 2018 clip Ekuatorial

    Excessive water exploitation has lead to the drying up of rivers and paddy fields in villages of Kudus district. Efforts have been taken including the prohibition of selling surface water from Mount Muria but water discharge is yet to improve. Water scarcity in Kudus calls for concerted effort in the conservation of protected forest of Mount Muria.

  • Bongkoran Farmers : A Grim Face of Indonesia’s Agrarian Reform

    May 28, 2018 clip Ekuatorial

    Bongkoran farmers of Wongsorejo, Banyuwangi district of East Java, who have occupied lands under the Dutch colonialization in the 10402, found themselves still struggling to get their lands to be recognized by the state nearly five decades later. Tensions between farmers, a local cotton manufacturer and local government continue to mount amid efforts to revive the Agrarian Reform by the Joko Widodo administration. Read full article here.

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