Fish Waste Polluting Lake Toba
Lake Toba is being polluted by organic pollutants mixed with feed pellets used in floating fish net cages. A large company which has been operating for two decades is being implicated.
BOARDING a wooden motorboat, Larry Holmes Hutapea went to see an area around the floating fish net cages of Aquafarm Nusantara in Sirungkungon village, Toba Samosir Regency, North Sumatra. Together with three other villagers, this diving coordinator at Aquafarm from 2008-2016 was visiting a location reported to be the site where fish carcasses were dumped on January 20.
Upon arriving at the eastern part of Lake Toba, Holmes, using full scuba gea...