Ministry to Create Team to Remove Trash From Mt. Rinjani

Ministry to Create Team to Remove Trash From Mt. Rinjani

The Environment and Forestry Ministry, the West Nusa Tenggara administration and the Mount Rinjani National Park Agency are creating a team to handle piles of trash scattered on Mt. Rinjani, an active volcano on Lombok Island, which is famous for its beauty as well

Plastic Straw Lodged in Poor Sea Turtle’s Nose

Plastic Straw Lodged in Poor Sea Turtle’s Nose

This video shows why plastic trash is detrimental to marine life and why especially drinking straws are one of the most useless items made out of plastic, especially if they end up as plastic trash in our oceans.

Plane Search Shows World’s Oceans Are Full of Trash

Plane Search Shows World’s Oceans Are Full of Trash

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.

Indonesia Second Biggest Marine Pollutant

Indonesia Second Biggest Marine Pollutant

Indonesia produced 3.2 million tons of plastic waste in 2010, with around 1.29 million tons of that ending up in the ocean, according to a study published in the journal Science. The figure places Indonesia second only to China, with its 8.8 million tons of waste, or 27 percent of global plastic waste quoted from thejakartapost.com.

Mountains of Trash Wash Ashore in Kuta

Mountains of Trash Wash Ashore in Kuta

Every year when the rainy season starts in Bali the entire length part of South Bali like Seminyak, Kuta, Uluwatu beach is inundated with a floating mass of trash that washes ashore in sufficient quantities to disgust visitors to the beachfront, frequently ending plans for a day of surf and sand.

An Invitation for Beach Clean Up This Weekend

An Invitation for Beach Clean Up This Weekend

In the third month in early 2015, the volume of trash along the beach of Kuta – Legian – Seminyak has decreased almost significantly, thanks to the help of all involved so far.

But with the recent storms that arise particularly in the afternoon – evening, which incidentally is a sea breeze, it brings back the waste littering along the western coast of the island of Bali, especially Kuta, Legian and Seminyak.

To anticipate and take real action on the phenomenon, let us together participate in Beach Clean Up on SATURDAY MARCH 14 2015 at 7 AM.