Monday, 13 June 2022
A phytoplankton explosion in the Bima Bay, Sumbawa, West Nusa Tenggara, is caused by waste and rising seawater temperatures. It destroys fisherman’s income.
YUDHA, 40, has not gone out to sea for over a month. This fisherman from Bina Baru, Bima, West Nusa Tenggara, has been unable to fish due to a burst of phytoplankton, which has changed the waters of the Bima Bay on the Sumbawa Island into brown, jelly-like matter. This phytoplankton explosion points to an overpopulation of algae.
Yudha said that going out into the water would be a waste of time, effort, and especially costs. “When we throw...
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