The annual inundation of ocean-borne flotsam and jetsam has begun washing ashore in Kuta, Bali. The shoreline-filled with trash is most evident along a four-kilometer stretch of beach from Petitenget to the main beachfront in Kuta.
How much plastic pollution fills the waters around Indonesia? How are flora and fauna reacting to plastic garbage in their environment?
The Environment and Forestry Ministry, the West Nusa Tenggara administration and the Mount Rinjani National Park Agency are creating a team to handle piles of trash scattered on Mt. Rinjani, an active volcano on Lombok Island, which is famous for its beauty as well
Best mates Andrew Turton and Pete Ceglinski spent much of their childhood in the ocean and, after becoming frustrated at the amount of rubbish floating around, quit their jobs to come up with a sustainable solution.
Surfers feel pollution. It’s that simple.
Before Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 went missing, sea trash was not a global headliner. But as hundreds of objects sighted off the Australian coast as possible aircraft debris turn out to be discarded fishing equipment, cargo container parts, or plastic shopping bags, a new narrative is emerging in the hunt for the missing plane: There’s more garbage out there than you think. Most of it is plastic. And marine life ingests it, with catastrophic consequences.
Berdasarkan penelitian, termasuk wawancara dengan 100 wisatawan asing pada 2010, sebanyak 90% dari mereka yang diwawancarai berasumsi bahwa Bali masih memiliki persediaan air tawar yang melimpah. 50% dari mereka yang diwawancarai menyatakan terkejut ketika diberitahu tentang krisis air di Bali. 68% dari mereka diberitahu tentang krisis, berjanji untuk mencoba menghemat air jika diminta untuk melakukannya […]
Based on research, including interviews with 100 foreign tours in 2010, as many as 90% of those interviewed assumed that Bali still has abundant supplies of fresh water. 50% of those interviewed expressed surprise when informed of Bali’s water crisis. 68% of those informed of the crisis, pledged to try to conserve water if asked to do so by hotels in Bali, and 36% said they would willingly pay an environmental tax levy.
The whale sharks were being kept in submerged pens. Once the animals were discovered by officials on May 26, Indonesian authorities arrested the suspected traffickers and the sharks were released back into the wild unharmed.
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.