Sand mining activities along the banks of the Begawan Solo River have led to many negative environmental impacts in the region, from noise pollution to infrastructure damage to dangerous riverbank erosion.
The Jokowi administration embarks on a quest to making Indonesia the centre for electric vehicle industry. But villagers in East Halmahera are not convinced the industry is environmentally friendly.
Fishermen in East Halmahera are struggling with dwindling catch as they fend off barges that spew waste into the sea. While PT Aneka Tambang continues to sow profit.