Sunday, 14 March 2010

Acknowledge Many Kadishut irregularities in TNK

Acknowledge Many Kadishut irregularities in TNK

automatically translated by Gogle

SAMARINDA- Department of Forestry (Dishut) Kaltim has not received an official report about the damage in Kutai National Park (TNK) in Bontang. Head Dishut Kaltim Delmy Achmad said, regarding the domain TNK directly to the central government, because a higher status than the protected forest. Direct supervision is TNK Center based in the region.

However, he acknowledged the obvious, the conditions in TNK has many irregularities. For example, he said, if passed in the street along the Bontang-Sangatta TNK entered the region, many houses met residents. This is actually not allowed because the status of a national park covering 198,629 hectares.

Delmy also emphasized, the existence of mines in the area of national parks is not justified. "About the existence of a license related issue KP (mining, Red.) In TNK I have never heard of. And there is not possible in TNK KP, "he explained.

Previously, Head of TNK Tandya Tjajana describes, 20 years Bontang and Sangatta will sink, when TNK continue to be damaged. According to him, national parks in the two cities are now increasingly worried. The damage is more due by humans. Such as settlement and clearing land for farming activities, as well as illegal logging and hunting. This condition not only affects the ecosystem in TNK luluhlantaknya. But also affect human life widely.

The same thing also expressed environmental practitioners from the Nanure Conservancy (TNC) Orangutan Conservation Services Program (OCSP) Makinuddin Niel. He added, currently TNK ecosystems are disrupted. The proof, animals such as monkeys and crocodiles began to descend to the villages to find their prey. "As a result people who become victims," said Neil.

Just FYI, TNK has a main vegetation, including beach or mangrove forests, freshwater swamp forest and lowland forest pool. TNK is a forest representation of the most widely ulin in Indonesia. Some existing plants in TNK, such as mangroves, tancang, sea pine, and simpur. There is also meranti, benuang, lime, and others. While animals that became residents of TNK, orang utan, Borneo gibbons, proboscis monkey, and long-tailed macaque. There are also buffalo, deer, sambar deer, and white belly sea eagle.(far / kpnn)