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PT Wahana Samudra Sentosa: Another Industrial Forest Plantation in Merauke?

PT Wahana Samudra Sentosa is a company that is applying for permits for a 79,033 hectare industrial forestry plantation in Merauke. On Friday 21st February the Merauke Regency Government announced on its website that the company’s Environmental Impact Assessment (EIA), Environmental Management Plan and Environmental Monitoring plan meet all the necessary requirements to be given […]

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Harvesting Swamp Fish in Domande

(Sept 2013) At the moment it is dry season across the whole Merauke area, there has been no rain for over a month and the sun beats down intensely in the daytime. On the other hand, the nights are cool. Most small streams in the forest are dry. The swamps have become no more than […]

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