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Activists in Java strive to clean rivers

  • Tifa Asrianti

    The Jakarta Post

Majalaya | Sat, August 27 2011 | 07:00 am

Determined to clean up Java’s heavily polluted rivers, environment activists have found that involving their local communities is the best way to attract the government’s attention, and expose polluting companies.

Prigi Arisandi from Ecoton, an environmental NGO that has been cleaning the Brantas river of East Java since 1999, said that his organization tried to involve all members of s...

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