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EcoRegions Indonesia

The World Wildlife Fund (WWF) aims to promote global conservation in spatially defined areas called eco regions. An eco-region is defined by WWF as a “large area of...

MVB Indonesia: Focus on Sustainability

The World’s Most Valued Business (MVB) has turned out to be the right thing at the right time for the rapidly increasing number of responsible and consumer-focused...

Komunal 88 – Sustainability is Good for Business

According to a University of Georgia study of 192 countries, Indonesia ranked second in the world for mismanaged plastic waste, following China. According to the study,...

Indonesia’s Kampung Pelangi: From Slum Transformation to Creative Sustainability

The government’s decision to invest Rp.300 million (about US$29,000) on Kampung Pelangi’s slum makeover in South Semarang shows its dedication to achieve a...

Indonesia’s Solution to the Plastic Epidemic

How ironic it is to know that the disposable, non-degradable plastic products, such as rain ponchos, straws and cutlery, which we usually use for only around 30 minutes,...

Saving Energy at Home: the Revolution in Green Consumption

Energy conservation is an acute necessity on the beautiful but vulnerable island of Bali. You can also save millions of rupiah in energy costs each year, by using...

Mike (left) at a ROLE foundation event

Meet Mike O’Leary

Founder and CEO of ROLE Bali, a non-profit humanitarian organization whose aim is to improve the education, well-being and self reliance of people living in...

Ferzya Farhan

Ferzya from Aceh

Whenever I meet someone on my travels around Indonesia like Ferzya, I am filled with great hope for the future of this country. This bright, young lady was born in Banda...

Meet Gil Frei aka Bamboo Gil

“I think having land and not ruining it is the most beautiful art anyone could ever want.” – Andy Warhol. Meet Gil Frei, also known as Bamboo Gil, a yacht...

Earth Day - Dilarang Membuang Sampah Disini

Earth Day Bali Style

Two of the many environmentally concerned groups on the island of Bali have come up with some great plans to make this Earth Day one to remember. Earth Day on April 22nd...

John Hardy

Meet John Hardy, Jewellery Designer and Co-Founder of the “Greenest School on Earth”, the Green School in Bali. From bamboo swimming pools to home grown lunches,...

Bali’s Sashimi Tuna Journey to the World’s Biggest Fish Market

Five local Indonesian wooden longline vessels enter Benoa harbour within the space of two hours. They have been fishing for yellowfin and bigeye tuna in the Indian Ocean...