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Indonesia’s contested land reclamation projects

Indonesia’s contested land reclamation projects

There are more than 15 planned reclamation projects across Indonesia, including a $3 billion project to build artificial islands in the middle of Benoa Bay in Bali. This proposed reclamation has spawned one of the largest environmental movements in Indonesia’s history.

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Penang’s land reclamation may harm coastal communities, Malaysia

Penang’s land reclamation may harm coastal communities, Malaysia

Environmental NGO says such projects could also harm the environment and cause erosion, as well as loss of coastal resources.

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Indonesia’s Protest Generation And Biggest Punk Band Are Fighting Land Reclamation

Indonesia’s Protest Generation And Biggest Punk Band Are Fighting Land Reclamation

The protest, last summer, was just the latest surrounding a planned development that will “reclaim” 700-plus hectares of land from Benoa Bay, and its adjacent mangrove swamps, at the eastern end of Bali’s international airport, to create a number of Dubai-esque islands, hosting villas, luxury hotels, a golf course, and possibly even an amusement park.

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Jurong Island Reclamation Works Set for March 15

Jurong Island Reclamation Works Set for March 15

Maritime and Port Authority of Singapore (MPA) has informed the shipping, harbour craft and pleasure craft communities in Singapore’s waters that the reclamation of Jurong Island (Phase 4) and construction of jetty off Temasek Fairway will take place from 15 March to 14 August 2013.

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Singapore And Jurong Island Reclamation

Singapore And Jurong Island Reclamation

Singapore’s phase 4 of Jurong Island reclamation is scheduled to begin September 15.

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Jamaica’s Land Reclamation and Coral reefs Damages

Jamaica’s Land Reclamation and Coral reefs Damages

The problem-plagued Historic Falmouth Port has been plunged into a fresh round of controversy as green lobbyists are insisting that 20 hectares of coral and seagrass cover have been damaged due to the development.

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Land Reclamation at Rotterdam, Netherlands

Land Reclamation at Rotterdam, Netherlands

The Port of Rotterdam is already Europe’s biggest port, but the Maasvlakte 2 Land Reclamation Project will triple its container capacity in one bold stroke. Stretching 3 miles beyond the former coastline, Maasvlakte 2 will be as large as Midtown and Downtown Manhattan combined.

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As Myanmar farmers lose their land, sand mining for Singapore is blamed

As Myanmar farmers lose their land, sand mining for Singapore is blamed

Both the Myanmar government and the company whose ships do the dredging in Chaungzon, deny the dredging is causing exacerbated erosion, as local farmers and politicians worry.

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Cities from the sea: the true cost of reclaimed land

Cities from the sea: the true cost of reclaimed land

Asia is growing. Literally. From Malaysia to Dubai, luxury developments are rising on artificial islands and coastlines. Everybody wins – except the local sea life and the fishermen who depend on it

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