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Will Mount Agung Erupt and What Happens If It Does?

Will Mount Agung Erupt and What Happens If It Does?

An eruption at Bali’s Mount Agung volcano is imminent, according to experts. Hundreds of tremors are being recorded at the site each day, and more than 75,000 people evacuated in the past few days after local authorities declared a state of emergency

How Overdevelopment Has Created a Massive Waste Problem in Bali

How Overdevelopment Has Created a Massive Waste Problem in Bali

It’s no surprise Bali is a contender for the world’s top tourist destination. It’s a surfer’s heaven; a paradise rich in natural beauty, inviting culture, and the kind of picturesque waves we gawk at in magazines. The influx of tourism, which goes back decades now, has brought economic prosperity and improved the Balinese standard of […]

Mentawai Residents Oppose Permit for Industrial Forest

Mentawai Residents Oppose Permit for Industrial Forest

The residents and regency administration of the Mentawai Islands have opposed the decision made by the central government and West Sumatra provincial administration to grant an industrial forest (HTI) permit for a company in Siberut Island, The Jakarta Post reported.

Mountains of Garbage Overshadow Indonesia’s Ambitious Tourism Plans

Mountains of Garbage Overshadow Indonesia’s Ambitious Tourism Plans

A sprawling archipelago of white sandy beaches, towering active volcanoes, seas abundant with marine life, rich rainforests, and dozens of ethnic cultures, it’s easy to see the traveller’s allure of visiting Indonesia. But even the most pristine of tourist attractions have a dirty little secret, as quoted from Indonesia Expat.

PLN to go nuclear if renewable energy goal flops

PLN to go nuclear if renewable energy goal flops

State electricity company PT PLN has revived Indonesia’s long held ambition to operate nuclear power plants after it officially floated the idea for the first time in its new business plan, which will guide the company’s operation until 2026.