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Indonesia Sees Increase in Illegal Wildlife Trade

Indonesia Sees Increase in Illegal Wildlife Trade

Wildlife Conservation Society – Indonesia Program (WCS-IP) noted that volume of illegal wildlife trade has quadrupled since 2010 with a value of Rp13 trillion per year.

Indonesia to Reduce Plastic Wastes by 70 Percent

Indonesia to Reduce Plastic Wastes by 70 Percent

The Indonesian government is committed to reducing plastic wastes by 70 percent by the end of 2025, initiated with the launch of a national action plan for tackling plastic wastes in oceans

Bali Tourism Development Getting Out of Control

Bali Tourism Development Getting Out of Control

Besides a moratorium on new hotel construction, the alliance also urged the government to consistently enforce Bali’s spatial planning and culture tourism bylaws, which were aimed to protect the region’s culture and nature from uncontrolled development.

A Whale is Found to Have 30 Plastic Bags in Its Stomach

A Whale is Found to Have 30 Plastic Bags in Its Stomach

Researchers in Norway were in for a shock when they discovered more than 30 plastic bags and other plastic waste inside the stomach of a whale. The whale, which had been put down by wardens off the coast of western Norway, had clearly consumed a huge amount of non-biodegradable waste, Daily Mail reported.

Jellyfish Wash Up ‘Like Wallpaper’ on Australian Beach

Jellyfish Wash Up ‘Like Wallpaper’ on Australian Beach

A beach north of Brisbane is covered in blue blubber jellyfish, with one marine biologist saying it is the biggest stranding she has ever seen. There was no sand in sight at Deception Bay at the weekend when thousands of jellyfish stranded themselves, in what is known as a bloom, ABC News reported.

Bali Struggling to Cope Mountains of Waste

Bali Struggling to Cope Mountains of Waste

The children of Pejeng play among glass and waste left behind by tourists, as their parents wade through tonnes of rubbish collecting bottles and plastic.