Results for Environment
Saturday, April 19th saw the final Bali Beach Clean Up event of the wet season wrap up with over 200 participants treated to a free breakfast at the Quiksilver Boardriders Café on Jalan Legian in Kuta, a well-earned thank you for their hard work and dedication over the last two months.
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.
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.
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.
Bali must develop a comprehensive environmental assessment study to allow for sustainable development programs on the already crowded island.
The Governor of Bali, Made Mangku Pastika has targeted Bali to be completely free of plastic rubbish by 2015.
The Bali Environmental Agency (BLH) has said that waste from hospitals, hotels and other industries did not meet the required criteria for waterway disposal.
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.
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.
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.