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Bangka Island in North Sulawesi, Indonesia, a small island, is home to 750 families many of whom are fishermen who have made their living in these waters for generations.
Bangka's stunning underwater seascapes are world renowned and are growing in popularity among international tourists. Bangka island itself is home to many unique terrestrial animals as well, such as the endemic Sulawesi cuscus and tarsier.
Bangka's reefs also support Dugongs, a species of protected marine mammal.
Bangka island is about to be destroyed by a Chinese mining company.