World Ocean Day: Outdoor Cinema by the Sea

World Ocean Day: Outdoor Cinema by the Sea

On Sunday, June 10th, the ROLE Foundation will bring the planet’s biggest celebration of the ocean, World Oceans Day, to Bali, specifically to the Cocoon Beach Club on Jalan Double Six in Seminyak, kicking off at 5 pm. World Oceans Day is a worldwide call of awareness for the massive challenges our once pristine ocean is facing. So on June 10th,many of Bali’s surf brands including Oakley, Quiksilver, Billabong and Hurley will gather together to throw a charity event to help raise funds for the SurfersRole project, in keeping with their commitment to help clean up the environment for a better surfing future.

Young Balinese fight to save their paradise

Young Balinese fight to save their paradise

They’re young, feisty, smart and well travelled and they want to reclaim the destiny of their island home. In a relatively short time – not much longer than many of them have been around – Bali has gone from a sweet, spiritual, low key holiday destination to an international tourist hotspot sinking under the weight of mega-hotel developments, raucous bars and clubs and the garbage, detritus and waste that millions of tourists generate. Meet the surfer, the rocker, the activist and the princess saying enough’s enough: Give us back our Bali!

Four killed and 10 missing in Indonesian Floods

Four killed and 10 missing in Indonesian Floods

Floods carrying volcanic debris swept through a town in eastern Indonesia Wednesday killing four people, including a nine-year-old child, and leaving 10 others missing, a government official said.

Australian Tropical Storm Causing Weather Problems in Bali

Australian Tropical Storm Causing Weather Problems in Bali

A tropical storm that crossed over parts of Western Australia on Tuesday is now having a major effect on Bali according to the Meteorology, Climatology, and Geophysics Agency (BKMG). The storm is the cause for the current high wind and seas. The BKMG said that sea conditions around the island were unusually high with five […]

Shocking Photos: Dolphins die for Shark fin Soup

Shocking Photos: Dolphins die for Shark fin Soup

Presently there is an on-going battle between the shark fin industry and conservationists. Below is another dark side to the shark fin trade that we rarely see.

Despite legislation that prohibits the killing of dolphins and whales, small cetaceans are still caught in Lombok, Indonesia. Though some are eaten, many of these dolphins end up back on the hook, as bait for sharks.