Lapindo mud could harm Surabaya mangrove forest
The Jakarta Post
PREMIUM Mud dumped into the sea from the Lapindo mudflow through the Porong river will impact coastal ecosystems from eastern Surabaya to Pasuruan on Madura Island, researchers warn. A 2,300-hectare mangrove forest in the Surabaya municipality's Mangrove Center is now at risk, as it is only 30 kilometers from the mudflow outlet. Edy Hendras Wahyono, a mangrove researcher at the Nature Conservati...