David E. Parry

David Parry is a Soil Scientist and Land-use Planner who has been living and working in Indonesia for over 30 years. He lives in Cinere with his wife Sonja, their six dogs and numerous cats. Please email him at deparry777@gmail.com

Gerard Van Keulen’s magnificent 1728 map of Java

The Mapping of Java

The islands of Java and Bali located 8 degrees south of the Equator in the Indian Ocean are two of the 17,000 islands that make up the Republic of Indonesia, the...

Jakarta’s Climate Change Wet to Dry and Dry to Wet

Jakarta’s Climate Change: Wet to Dry and Dry to Wet

The experts are now 95 percent certain, as opposed to 90 percent before, that the observed warming of the planet is caused by the increase in atmospheric levels of...


Making Sense of the Climate Change Debate

The health of the Earth’s environment and the sustainable management of its organic (carbon-based) and non-organic (non-carbon-based) resources, is at or very near the...