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Coal Railway Could Cause 'Ecological Disaster' in Indonesian Borneo, Warn Environmentalists


Environment  (tags: habitat, habitatdestruction, coal, Borneo, world, environment, destruction, ecosystems, humans, pollution, protection, politics, government, greenhousegases, green )

Cal
- 333 days ago - news.mongabay.com
Activists have urged the Indonesian government to cancel or reassess plans to build a 148-kilometer coal railway in Indonesian Borneo, claiming the project will be an "ecological disaster" that will destroy watersheds and lead to increased coal exploitat



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pam w. (191)
Monday September 30, 2013, 7:18 pm
I've been to Borneo and, between the massive cutting of forest, slaughter of orangutans, elephants, etc...adding this railway would just about end Borneo as anything approaching a healthy ecosystem.
 

Franck R. (51)
Monday September 30, 2013, 11:45 pm
Noted
 

Dogan Ozkan (5)
Monday September 30, 2013, 11:55 pm
noted
 

Claudia Acosta (18)
Monday September 30, 2013, 11:58 pm
Noted :(
 

Birgitta S. (230)
Tuesday October 1, 2013, 12:58 am
:-((((((((((((((((((
 

Frances Darcy (218)
Tuesday October 1, 2013, 1:31 am
noted
 

Frans Badenhorst (551)
Tuesday October 1, 2013, 3:12 am
not good - thanks for this Cal...
 

Fi T. (16)
Tuesday October 1, 2013, 4:01 am
Stop devastating the balance or the human would suffer from it soon
 

John S. (301)
Tuesday October 1, 2013, 4:10 am
Noted.
 

Riley Anderson (46)
Tuesday October 1, 2013, 6:55 am
thanks
 

Bruno Moreira (61)
Tuesday October 1, 2013, 7:57 am
noted thanks
 

Jeaneen A. (125)
Tuesday October 1, 2013, 9:45 am
When will man"kind" wake up and actually be kind. Hopefully soon before it is too late, we may n ot have to worry about future generations there may not be any.
 

Jaime A. (32)
Tuesday October 1, 2013, 10:43 am
Noted.
 

Malgorzata Zmuda (182)
Tuesday October 1, 2013, 12:36 pm
noted
 

Shanti S. (0)
Tuesday October 1, 2013, 12:45 pm
Thank you.
 

Dave C. (214)
Tuesday October 1, 2013, 2:14 pm
noted. sad. thanks.
 

Andre Yokers (6)
Tuesday October 1, 2013, 4:56 pm
no new coal!
 

Aletta Kraan (146)
Tuesday October 1, 2013, 6:41 pm
Noted , thanks !!
 
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