16 May '18, 6am

The destruction of nature in S. Sumatra has given rise to a criminal generation (commentary)

Reports of criminal activity have increasingly trickled out of Indonesia’s South Sumatra province. Could these incidents of violence, lawbreaking and general lack of respect for order be related to diminishing natural resources and destruction of the landscape? This article explores this idea. This post is a commentary. The views expressed are those of the author alone. While many have been surprised to read recent media reports of ATM break-ins and other criminal activity by villagers from Tulungselapan in Ogan Komiring Ilir district, South Sumatra province, it is not just theft and vandalism that is a problem. The area is also becoming known for its distribution of illegal drugs, and the production of firearms — and not just guns used locally for hunting. I have witnessed the problems firsthand while in Cengal subdistrict; problems exemplified by the child I saw — no mor...

Full article: https://news.mongabay.com/2018/05/the-destruction-of-natu...

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