No matter who is to blame, the effects are felt by those who live in or visit Indonesia. Mark Lukach, a writer for the surf website The Inertia, described his first time visiting the island of Lombok. “My boyhood fantasy felt disappointingly ruined," he wrote. "I couldn’t believe it. Trash in the lineup. And not any lineup. A lineup right out of my imagination – the perfect lineup … spoiled by trash.”
Increasing human population has led to an increase in POLLUTION. Some of this is due to: more fossil fuels being burned for heat and power, more food being grown, land taken over for industry and housing.