Indonesia’s New Capital: An Environmental Disaster

Ground Zero Nusantara marks the place where Indonesia plans to build its new capital on what is now dense rainforest in eastern Borneo. (AFP) BALIKPAPAN, INDONESIA: Dense rainforest and pockets of plantations line the twisting road to Indonesia’s future capital, peppered with monkeys every so often to enjoy lazing on the amphitheater. Located in eastern … Read more