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Trouble in Paradise

The Mentawais, a place most of us know and love for it’s perfect waves, is currently under threat by palm oil companies. The man behind the film above, Matt Hannon, has put in an incredible amount of effort to bring us the views of the local people and what effects such a deforestation would have on the community.

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Final Beach Clean Up April 19 to Celebrate Earth Day

To honor and support Earth Day (April 22), we want to rally our trash fighting troops for the final Beach Clean Up of the season on Saturday April 19, at 7am.

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Sustainable development needed for Bali

Bali must develop a comprehensive environmental assessment study to allow for sustainable development programs on the already crowded island.

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Pastika: Bali plastic free by 2015

The Governor of Bali, Made Mangku Pastika has targeted Bali to be completely free of plastic rubbish by 2015.

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Hotel, hospital waste pollutes waterways

The Bali Environmental Agency (BLH) has said that waste from hospitals, hotels and other industries did not meet the required criteria for waterway disposal.

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Surf spots contaminated with waste pollution

Top surfing destinations in Bali are showing signs of pollution, with incidents of people getting infections after surfing the waves off the island’s southern beaches.

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Video: Black & Blue

Black&Blue is a short video that shows the contrast between nature, pollution, culture and surf in the island of Bali. As a surfer Eugenio Barcelloni wish to preserve his daily habitat from landfills, massive constructions and all the other contamination. The whole community should be involved and try to save our coast from the increasing problems. Really good 10 min duration of the video.

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Suffering the Eroding Consequences of Building Too Close to Bali’s Shoreline

The chairman of the Indonesian Hotel and Restaurant Association for Bali (PHRI-Bali), Tjokorda Oka Artha Ardana Sukawati (Cok Ace), has admitted to Beritabali.com that the overdevelopment of seaside hotel projects is contributing to beach erosion in Bali.

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Rubbish tsunami swamps Bali beachfront

A tsunami of plastic rubbish has swamped Bali’s iconic beachfront for a week or more, defying daily efforts to clean it up.

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Bali: Plastic in focus

It is hard to believe that it is about one year since we read the impassioned plea of 11 times surfing world champion Kelly Slater, but it is. At the time, he tweeted: “If Bali doesn’t do something serious about its pollution, it’ll be impossible to surf here in a few years. Worst I’ve ever seen.”

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