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The Widi Reserve, a coral atoll archipelago for sale in Indonesia. Photograph: Sothebys

Indonesia puts 100-island archipelago up for auction, sparking environmental concerns

Uninhabited Widi Reserve is in a marine-protected zone and being promoted as ‘one of the most intact coral atoll ecosystems left on Earth’ The development rights to an entire Indonesian archipelago with more than 100 tropical islands is set to be auctioned next week, sparking concerns for the environmental impact on what Sotheby’s described as …

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