Barita News Lumbanbatu is a writer, public advocate, and environmentalist. With a foundation in constitutional law studies and certification as an advocate, Barita merges legal expertise with a commitment to raising awareness about pressing environmental issues.
Barita is a member of the Society of Indonesian Science Journalists. When he’s not working, Barita finds immerses himself in outdoor sports like rafting, cycling, and swimming.
For more than five years, Swarno Lumbangaol has been trying to preserve the Batak fish (Neolissochilus thienemannie) – an endangered species found only in Indonesia’s Lake Toba and its connected rivers – in his backyard pond. The task has proven ...