The Jakarta Post reports the religious leaders and high priests of The Indonesian Hindu Religious Council (PHDI) has formally issued an edict declaring Bali’s Benoa Bay a sacred area.
When I go to see my friend Wayan, a favorite coconut water supplier and Balinese friend, we begin chatting about the hotter-than-normal temperatures and the reasons why it does not rain.
Bali will face an acute deficit of fresh water over the coming decade as both water quality and water quantity are in serious decline, reported Bali Discovery.
Leonardo DiCaprio has been threatened with deportation by officials from the Indonesian government after the actor’s recent visit to the Leuser Ecosystem and his vocal stance against the area’s industrial development for palm oil, according to several Indonesian publications.
Every year when the rainy season starts in Bali the entire length part of South Bali like Seminyak, Kuta, Uluwatu beach is inundated with a floating mass of trash that washes ashore in sufficient quantities to disgust visitors to the beachfront, frequently ending plans for a day of surf and sand.
Continuing the successful environmental action last year, community beach clean up would like to invite you and to partake in 2016 Beach Clean Up which will start this coming weekend.
Indonesia produced 3.2 million tons of plastic waste in 2010, with around 1.29 million tons of that ending up in the ocean, according to a study published in the journal Science. The figure places Indonesia second only to China, with its 8.8 million tons of waste, or 27 percent of global plastic waste quoted from thejakartapost.com.
Forest Watch Indonesia says forests in Sumatra, Java, Bali and Nusa Tenggara are threatened to be gone by 2043 if the government cannot reduce the current rate of deforestation that reach about 1.1 million hectares per year.
The shock assessment came as Jakarta said the number of blazes was increasing across the archipelago despite a multinational firefighting effort, and announced plans to deploy more water-bombing aircraft.
Indonesia’s Coordinating Minister for Political Legal and Security Affairs Luhut Pandjaitan says multinational efforts to put out the fires in South Sumatra are progressing well.