Coral reefs in and surrounding the Island Conservation Area of Nusa Penida (KKP Nusa Penida) are undergoing the destructive process of coral bleaching
The Jakarta Post reports the religious leaders and high priests of The Indonesian Hindu Religious Council (PHDI) has formally issued an edict declaring Bali’s Benoa Bay a sacred area.
When I go to see my friend Wayan, a favorite coconut water supplier and Balinese friend, we begin chatting about the hotter-than-normal temperatures and the reasons why it does not rain.
Bali will face an acute deficit of fresh water over the coming decade as both water quality and water quantity are in serious decline, reported Bali Discovery.
Leonardo DiCaprio has been threatened with deportation by officials from the Indonesian government after the actor’s recent visit to the Leuser Ecosystem and his vocal stance against the area’s industrial development for palm oil, according to several Indonesian publications.
For years Bali, the pearl among the Sunda Islands, has been touted as an earthly paradise, thanks to the its tropical landscapes, its white sandy beaches, the tormented beauty of its Hindu temples and its inhabitants’ reputation for kindness and tolerance.
Conservation group Save Sharks Indonesia has said Indonesia is the largest supplier of shark fins in the international market, and this has led to an increase in shark fishing among local fishermen, which puts the species at risk of extinction due to overfishing.
A wave is a force of nature. It is a beautiful geographical process. Give some thought to the combination of factors that make up this movement of absolute energy. As surfers we love our waves. We see what they are capable of.
Three surfers from Kaua`i set out to bring clean water to the people of Indonesia while on a surf trip. After arriving in Indo they learn it’s much more difficult to make a difference then they initially thought. Through equal parts persistence and luck they are able to join a student project from Australia who’ve developed a teaching tool that could save hundreds of lives. The team, with the help of Surfaid Sumba test the project and discovers the key to creating lasting sustainable change. In the end they learn how a small group of people can contribute and make a big improvement in a worldwide problem.
Supermarkets and vendors in 22 cities across Indonesia, including Jakarta, began charging customers for using plastic bags on Sunday (21/02) in a bid to reduce waste.