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Indonesian nickel project harms environment and human rights

A latest file by using Climate Rights International (CRI) sheds light at the severe environmental and human rights outcomes of a large-scale nickel mining and processing task in Halmahera, Indonesia. The challenge, located at the Indonesia Weda Bay Industrial Park (IWIP), has caused big deforestation, displacement of Indigenous groups, and pollutants of rivers and seas. Interviews carried out by means of CRI screen times of land grabbing, lack of knowledgeable consent from affected communities, and intimidation processes hired at some point of the land acquisition system. The affects of the task amplify beyond deforestation, with locals reporting pollutants of traditional looking grounds, infection of water resources, and the discharge of warm water at once into the sea, inflicting fish deaths. Furthermore, the development of coal-fired electricity flowers to assist industrial operations exacerbates environmental degradation. Despite issues raised by way of affected network individuals, the corporations involved have been non-aware of inquiries concerning reimbursement and mitigation efforts, while the Indonesian government's push for clean power seems to overlook the unfavourable results of nickel mining on neighborhood ecosystems and livelihoods. CRI's tips include fair repayment for affected communities, cessation of recent coal plant production, and expanded responsibility for businesses involved inside the venture. Additionally, stress is put on worldwide automakers sourcing nickel from IWIP to make certain their supply chains do not make contributions to environmental degradation or human rights violations. The file underscores the pressing want for government intervention to protect the rights and nicely-being of Indigenous communities and to preserve agencies chargeable for their moves.


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  • CHRIS NGATIA

    5 w

    Why can't these people understand that human lives comes first.. This is unacceptable!!

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    • Princess

      5 w

      That's terrible! It's unacceptable to prioritize profits over the environment and human rights.

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      • Rotich Kim

        5 w

        This is a risk to our human beings we need urgent intervention

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        • Elizabeth Gathigia

          5 w

          This project poses danger to peoples health. The government of lndonesia should consider the well being of the people and that of the environment and stop the project immediately

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          • Joseph Githinji

            5 w

            The government of Indonesia must call out this industries engaging in destructive Nickel mining venture. This project is degrading the environment and leaving the people vulnerable and must be stopped.

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            • Chris Ndungu

              5 w

              Why does such companies endangers the lives of citizens & there is government in that country? A dead serious opt to be taken by the government of Indonesia to cease this!

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              • Joseph Githinji

                5 w

                @chris_ndungu Indonesia authorities must take an imdiate action.

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              • Rukia Ahmed Abdi

                5 w

                I call upon indonesia authorities to tame such nickel industries to avert an environmental catastrophe.We cannot afford to wait.

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                • Joseph Githinji

                  5 w

                  @rukia_ahmed_abdi this should have happened ages ago, this is so unacceptable and devastating.

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                • Jane Wangui

                  5 w

                  We all should prioritize using appropriate measures in different companies so as to reduce the amount of pollution in the environment.

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                  • johnte ndeto

                    5 w

                    Transparency, accountability, and collaboration among all parties involved are essential for finding solutions that prioritize environmental conservation and respect human rights.

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                    • Joseph Githinji

                      5 w

                      @johnte_ndeto I agree, this project must be stopped with immediate effect to conserve and protect our mother nature.

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                    • Felix mokaya

                      5 w

                      This is not the right way to go @Indonesia .A great danger is posed to the health of human being and also the aquatic animals through water pollution .Nickel project should be stopped with immediate effect and serious action taken to the people involved in the running of this project .

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                      • Joseph Githinji

                        5 w

                        @felix_mokaya it is a devastating venture that must be stopped by all means possible.

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                      • walter lungayi

                        5 w

                        Negative impact on the environment and human rights highlights the importance for companies to prioritize sustainable and ethical practices in their operations.

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                        • Joseph Githinji

                          5 w

                          @walter_lungayi sad to see the rights of the people neglected in pursuit for profit gains. Environmental conservation ought to be prioritised.

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