Indonesia

Kelimutu: Sustaining Parks - and People

Indonesia has a poor reputation for its ecological stance, so any resort that claims it deliberately operates near National Parks to raise visitor conservation awareness is a plus. Kelimutu Crater Lakes Eco Lodge makes a point of employing local people to extend that awareness into the local community.

Palangka Raya Hosts GINKalimantan Youth Conference 2016

From 16 to 18 September, Bina Cita Utama (BCU) School and Borneo Nature Foundation will host the first ever Global Issues Network (GIN) youth conference in Kalimantan.

Gaia Discovery Partners Big Bubble for Coral Reef Restoration With Biorock® Technology

Gaia Discovery is embarking on a series of environmental projects in Southeast Asia, starting with coral gardening and assisted reef restoration programmes. It seeks the participation of scuba divers from around the world to join its scheduled group trips beginning 14 May 2011.

Bali International School Helps Victims of Mount Merapi Eruption and Indonesian Earthquakes

Bali International School pupils used their love of fashion and rock music to help make a difference and to raise funds to send help to Indonesian victims of recent eruptions and earthquakes on the Pacific “Ring of Fire”. Katyi Denham reports.

Wild Asia Responsible Tourism Awards 2010 Winners

Wild Asia announces the winners for the 5th Responsible Tourism Awards 2010 from Thailand, Indonesia and Sri Lanka at ITB Asia. After months of short-listing the finalists and making site visits to the final six properties and tour operators, Wild Asia’s judging panel has finally selected its 2010 RT Awards winners.

Puri Jati, Bali - Great Muck Diving, Natural Habitats Revealed

Simon Pridmore moved recently from England to Bali. While exploring land and sea, he stumbles upon an amazing find - a muck dive site that is not well publicised. But he is bothered by a few environmental factors and wonders just how long will the natural habitats be left alone to flourish.

Restoring Hope in Survivors of Padang Earthquake through Music, Art and Dance

One year later, what is happening in Padang with the survivors of the massive earthquake that rocked the city? The process of reclaiming lives, rebuilding homes and regaining a foothold in some form of normal existence is still in its early stages. Kayti Denham reports.