Fear and Loathing at Citarum’s Pollution Ground Zero

Part one of a two-part series examining pollution on the Citarum River. This story was supported by Earth Journalism Network (EJN)

The giant, colourful welcome sign at Cisanti Lake in Kertasari District, Bandung Regency is rather a strange sight amidst the green scenery of pine and eucalyptus trees. Each letter of the alphabet is painted a striking colour: pink, green, yellow, orange and light blue. 

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