Tag Archives: Indonesia

Helping ensure a sustainable future for Komodo National Park

By Dian Hasan | October 12, 2009 The Komodo National Park, one of seven UNESCO World Heritage Sites in Indonesia, and its famous occupant – the endangered Komodo Dragon (Varanus Komodensis), is indeed an asset for all of mankind. As … Continue reading

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Californian launches “4th World Love” to empower communities in Indonesia

By Dian Hasan | October 3, 2009 It’s always commendable when a young person steps out of their comfort zone and goes out of her/his way to help others. Especially it takes place in distant land, where there is a … Continue reading

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Imparting eco-values in young minds ~ Manado, Indonesia

By Dian Hasan | September 20, 2009 Departing from the adage “teach them young and they shall remember”, one Singapore-based organization – Eco Field Trips (EFT) – brings school kids closer top nature for a most rewarding “out-of-classroom” learning experience. … Continue reading

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Land Use and Density Affect Fires in Indonesia

The name “Indonesia” doesn’t mean “land of fire” — it just seems that way. Biomass burning related to land-clearing for agriculture goes on practically all year, particularly in summer and fall. Fires tend to burn continuously for months because of … Continue reading

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Interview with Brad Choyt, Director of John Hardy’s Green School in Bali, Indonesia

The Green School in Bali, a progressive English-based international school that was built on the mission to create a learning environment that is as close to the natural environment as possible. Open in 2008, brainchild of John Hardy, Canadian-born jeweler … Continue reading

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Rafflesia Arnoldii ~ the world’s largest flower, up close

By Dian Hasan | August 17, 2009 The world’s largest archipelago, Indonesia, is home to a plethora of flora and fauna species that can be found nowhere else on the planet. The diversity of wildlife and plant species is simply … Continue reading

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Glamping in West Java ~ exploring nature with all the creature comforts

When holidays arrive, many urbanites dream of escaping the concrete jungle and getting back to nature. For those sick of city life, the perfect escape involves lots of fresh air and some adrenalin-pumping outdoor fun. Well, now you can enjoy … Continue reading

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