Whilst this is just one article about just one specific place in Indonesia, the undeniable facts are that rising oceans, due to ocean warming, is and will continue to have its potentially disastrous effects over time.
https://www.balidiscovery.com/messages/ … p?Id=13793
Indonesia, lest it be needed to say, is a vast archipelago of roughly 17,000 islands. As a country, we have the second highest amount of ocean faced land in the world. In case you’re wondering what country is number 1, that would be Canada.
Indonesia is of course one of the 175 countries that signed the “Paris Agreement” on the 22 of April this year, but the alarming fact is that Indonesia is the 5th in line country most in danger from rising sea levels:
https://www.weforum.org/agenda/2015/11/ … ea-levels/
On the other hand, by way of its persistent burning for further expansion of palm oil plantations, Indonesia is hardly “an innocent by stander”, and clearly is a contributor to the problem and the causes relating to global warming.
Chasing the dollar…economic growth is vital to our future…but at what ultimate, and inevitable cost?
This is not a political post…rather this is an issue that is of vital importance to us all.
Whether or not we are citizens of Indonesia, or simply expatriates living here, we all share the same issues which effect our security, safety, and well being.