Proceedings of the 4th International Conference on Indonesian Social and Political Enquiries, ICISPE 2019, 21-22 October 2019, Semarang, Central Java, Indonesia

Research Article

Millennial Awareness of the Environmental Impacts of Tin Mining in Bangka

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  • @INPROCEEDINGS{10.4108/eai.21-10-2019.2294423,
        author={Rini Archda Saputri and Ibrahim  Ibrahim and Sandy  Pratama and Sarpin  Sarpin},
        title={Millennial Awareness of the Environmental Impacts of Tin Mining in Bangka},
        proceedings={Proceedings of the 4th International Conference on Indonesian Social and Political Enquiries, ICISPE 2019,  21-22 October 2019, Semarang, Central Java, Indonesia},
        publisher={EAI},
        proceedings_a={ICISPE},
        year={2020},
        month={4},
        keywords={tin mining environmental damage of tin mining millennial awareness of the environment},
        doi={10.4108/eai.21-10-2019.2294423}
    }
    
  • Rini Archda Saputri
    Ibrahim Ibrahim
    Sandy Pratama
    Sarpin Sarpin
    Year: 2020
    Millennial Awareness of the Environmental Impacts of Tin Mining in Bangka
    ICISPE
    EAI
    DOI: 10.4108/eai.21-10-2019.2294423
Rini Archda Saputri1,*, Ibrahim Ibrahim1, Sandy Pratama1, Sarpin Sarpin1
  • 1: Universitas Bangka Belitung, Indonesia
*Contact email: riniardhasaputri@gmail.com

Abstract

Tin mining in Bangka has been going on for Centuries. The Bangka people Themselves have embedded the term tin mining as the "Datuk" that Destroys the earth roommates Refers to uncontrolled tin mining and has brought about a very critical and causing environmental degradation. Change in the landscape of Bangka. The debate and controversy over environmental damage due to mining activities in Bangka has been intense, involving various actors and protracted. To a greater extent, debates linking issues with environmental damage mining in Bangka by actors (government, business people, and society) are understood as the socio-economic and political conflicts. In debates linking tin mining with environmental damage, a different political attitude emerged between the protest and accommodative politics of the forms of tin mining companies by tin mining in Bangka. This study aims to look at the awareness and the role of Millennials as the younger generation related to the problem of environmental degradation activities caused by tin mining in Bangka.