Indonesia's stone garden hills threatened by mining

Activists say efforts to mine marble and limestone threaten natural beauty in Bandung.

    In Indonesia's West Java, the community is divided over whether to preserve the beauty of a natural stone garden or to exploit it.

    Roughly 80 percent of the population relies on mining for marble and limestone for their income.

    But the mines are eating away the spectacular hill landscape.

    Al Jazeera's Florence Looi reports from West Bandung.

    SOURCE: Al Jazeera


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