Indonesia

Alex Tsuk: Rise of Responsible Tourism Community in Bali with BookGreener

A ground up, industry-led responsible tourism movement is picking up in Bali. Mallika Naguran speaks to the founder or 'Chief Alchemist' of Book Greener, Alex Tsuk, about this special group of operators and the role they play in dealing with crisis as volcano Agung continues to disrupt tourism in this island of paradise.

Celia Gregory: Regenerative Coral Reef Sculptor

Celia Gregory: Regenerative Coral Reef Sculptor
Celia Gregory has a dream of creating a living sculpture under the waves. She is making it come true with the Coral Goddess, an innovative mix of eco-responsibility and intriguing art. This is the latest design in her series of shaped reef structures, built and laid down to revive marine environments. Mallika Naguran finds out more about the sculptor's work.

Khandro Thrinlay Chodon, Lay Master of Buddhism, Inspires Spiritual Retreat in Amanjiwo, near Borobodur

A recent visit to the Amanjiwo in Central Java located at the foothills of the Menoreh Mountain, facing the 9th Century temple of Borobodur allowed Gaia Discovery contributor Kayti Denham to meet with Khandro Thrinlay Chodon, a female Tibetan Buddhist Lay master.

Gary Bencheghib of "Make a Change Bali": Beach Clean-ups Through Personal Conviction, Environmental Responsibility

"Make a Change Bali" aims to promote awareness and educate people on the personal responsibilities and practical solutions that will end Bali's decay and descent into a polluted, rubbish strewn island that no one wants to visit. A profile on Gary Bencheghib.