Category: Conservation

WWF Indonesia Reduces Waste in the Komodo Islands

The Komodo dragon (Varanus komodoensis) is an endangered species that can only be found in the Komodo National Park (KNP) in East Nusa Tenggara (NTT). Given the unique...

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Our Obsession with Birds – The Sad Words of the Yellow-Crested Cockatoo

You many have heard about the recent shocking photographs of at least 21 yellow-crested cockatoos smuggled in plastic bottles in jam-packed crates. The peering,...

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Tari Berasih: The Traditional Dayak Dance Emphasising Recycling

The dancers entered the stage wearing traditional Dayak attire, moving their hands beautifully. The hornbill feathers on their heads completed their look as the symbol...

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POP! Hotel Hardys Singaraja Square cleans up local beach

On 9 May 2015, on the occasion of celebrating the 58th anniversary of Singaraja KODIM (District Commander of Military), the entire team of POP! Hotel Hardys Singaraja...

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Exploring Art in Trash

From March to April, Singapore School Secondary students worked on the project ‘Trashion ART’ with Mr. John C. Torr, Head of the Art Department. This project is part...

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Tourists Pick Up Rubbish on Beach in Lombok

Two South African tourists holidaying in the South of Lombok spent the day relaxing and enjoying the views of the stunning Selong Belanak beach. Although the white-sand...

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Let the Sun Light Up the Night: Azzura Solar’s Bright Future Program

You would think that Indonesia would be the perfect place for solar energy to thrive, considering its year-round sunshine. However, due to financial, technical and...

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Caught for a Song: Rehabilitating Captured Wildlife with Animal Sanctuary Trust Indonesia

Indonesia is blessed to be one of the most naturally biodiverse countries in the world; however this blessing comes with a curse: it is also one of the most densely...

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Sorting 70% of South Tangerang’s Waste with ABU and Co.

In one Jakarta’s outlying cities of Tangerang, a team of dedicated waste specialists have been working hard to significantly reduce the amount of rubbish from their...

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Forest Mapping will Help the Indigenous

To know the lie of the land is an essential ingredient for travellers, and for anyone dealing with land tenure, or the management and use of the land’s natural...

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Miniature Trees Made from Waste Empower Women in Semarang

Johar Market in Semarang, Central Java, gets through mountains of bawang putih (literally, ‘white onion’, known as garlic in English) every day. It is the largest...

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1,000 Trees Planted at MesaStila, Magelang

13 February 2015 marked the one-year anniversary of the eruption of Mt. Kelud in East Java. This day reminded us of the tragedy that took away people’s homes, animals,...

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Healing Habitats: A Doctor’s Conservation Mission

The Togian islands are probably best known for serene white sand beaches and dive resorts. However, not as many people know of the rich terrestrial biodiversity these...

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Voices for the Orangutan

Seeing an orangutan in its natural habitat is a rare and magical experience that, for many, will only happen once in a lifetime. 96.4 percent of our genetic makeup is...