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Govt proposes renting islands to refugees

  • Adianto P. Simamora

    The Jakarta Post

Jakarta | Tue, May 5 2009 | 02:08 pm

PREMIUM With the impact of climate change likely to wipe some small islands off the map within the next 100 years, Indonesia is considering renting some of its uninhibited islands to international communities displaced by environmental disasters. Maritime Affairs and Fisheries Minister Freddy Numberi raised the idea in relation to concerns surrounding a possible rise in sea levels as climate change t...