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Activists nix airport, seaport plans for Maratua Island

  • Indra Harsaputra

    The Jakarta Post

Berau | Fri, February 10 2012 | 09:59 am

PREMIUM The World Wildlife Fund (WWF) and environmental activists are opposing local government plans to build a seaport and airport on Maratua Island in East Kalimantan over fears the projects will disrupt nearby turtle and coral reef conservation programs.

“The construction of the projects will surely affect the turtle habitat and coral reefs on Maratua Island. I’ve protested against them sev...