Why Conserved Areas Canít be Changed into Mining Locations?
For all this time, Indonesian forests only seen as bunch of trees with strong destruction pace reaching 2,4 million hectares/year. Even Indonesia has signed Convention on Biological Diversity followed by National Biodiversity and Action Plan in 1990s, and has implemented several policies, but the forest situation as conservation is still poor. The statement was referred to World Bank examination in 2001.
The book informed bad impact of mining practice especially in protected forest and small islands. The discussion starts by picturing the worsening condition of protected forest in Indonesia; and then criminality and social impact of mining including mining victims from women. It also shows information about society-based small island management and its guidelines as an alternative to mining activities. The book ended by pictures of public that reject mining corporations.