This video explains the general information about ASGM (Artisanal and Small-Scale Gold Mining) and associated poverty problems, health impact, and consequences of mercury contamination, as well as ASGM in Indonesia.
This video, titled "Aspiring Geopark Gorontalo," explains how various stakeholders and scientists are working together as a Community of Practice (COP) to learn and discuss scientific knowledge and indigenous knowledge about nature and culture at potential Geopark sites in Gorontalo Province in order to establish the Gorontalo Geopark. Geoparks could be one of the sustainable eco-tourism options that can provide job possibilities and opportunities for people to live a more sustainable lifestyle. Despite the fact that the pandemic Covid-19 crisis is still ongoing, we are working together to find a better solution to advance our Geopark activities.
Dr. Basri, Lecturer & Researcher, College of Health Sciences Makassar (Sekolah Tinggi Ilmu Kesehatan Makassar), Southeast Sulawesi Province, Indonesia explains ASGM (Artisanal and Small-Scale Gold Mining) in Indonesian.
Members of the SRIREP Project led by Professor Masayuki Sakakibara attended and presented at the 4th International Conference of Transdisciplinary Research on Environmental Problems in Southeast Asia (TREPSEA 2021) from September 16 to 18, 2021. This year TRPESEA Conference was held as an online conference due to the Covid - 19 pandemic situation among participating nations.
Due to the alarming condition of natural disasters and environmental pollution of Limboto Lake, the researchers of SRIREP Project led by the project leader, Professor Masayuki Sakakibara together with the researchers of the State University of Gorontalo are collaborating with Gorontalo Provincial Government to do more cooperate research in order to make the future potentials of surrounding inhabitants.
Motonboto Artisanal and Small-Scale Gold Mining (ASGM) Sites