Large Gold, Small Island
The gold mining license issued to Tambang Mas Sangihe for the Sangihe Islands Regency did not obtain the authorization of the ministry of marine affairs and fisheries. The mining endangers the small island ecosystem. Is it true a presidential campaign volunteer is involved?
THE Sahendaruman Mountains is located about 15 kilometers from government offices of the Sangihe Islands Regency, North Sulawesi. Its densely forested hills act as the main water reservoir area for this island located north of the City of Manado. There are over 70 rivers whose water supply comes from these hills. “Now the region is in danger of being damaged because it has become a part of a mining concession of Tambang Mas Sangihe,”...
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