Category Archives: Biodiversity

Maluku reefs have huge eco-tourism potential: Official

The Banda Islands in Maluku are home to more than 60 percent (or 432) of the world’s 700 coral species, which is why most of the province’s waters are included in the Coral Triangle, an official says. Maluku is unique … Continue reading

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Maldives Vows To Be First Carbon-Neutral Nation…

The Maldives will shift entirely to renewable energy over the next decade to become the first carbon-neutral nation and fight climate change that threatens the low-lying archipelago’s existence, the president said on Sunday. President Mohamed Nasheed said the Indian Ocean … Continue reading

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Climate change drives Maldives to buy land

The Maldives will divert cash from tourism, to buy land in case rising sea levels submerge its low-lying coral islands, the vice-president-elect said. Mohamed Waheed Hassan Manik said the “worst-case scenario due to sea level rise would be that some … Continue reading

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Protecting Marine Biodiversity: Raja Ampat, West Papua, Indonesia

By Dian Hasan | July 08, 2009 As nations across the globe race into modernization and build economies that bring prosperity to their people, we are constantly reminded to venture forward gently while being mindful of how we utilize the … Continue reading

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Unique Travel Experience: Saving wildlife while vacationing in Africa

By Dian Hasan | June 14, 2009 In our increasingly globalized and interconnected world, the idea of travel has taken on a new meaning beyond the adage “been there, done that”. Gone are the days when travel was more about … Continue reading

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Understanding Indigenous Peoples’ Way of Life, Key to Solving Eco Issues

By Dian Hasan | June 11, 2009 In the past, indigenous people and native tribes living in far and deep corners of the world were often considered as an exotic find. Their primitive and “unmodern” ways of life, from their … Continue reading

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Investigating Indonesia’s Final Forest Frontier

By Dian Hasan | June 9, 2009 A report from the Greenpeace forest campaign team onboard the Esperanza in Papua. The area is rapidly becoming Indonesia’s new battleground for palm oil. Source: Greenpeace Asia

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