Apr 27, 2017 Last Updated 12:31 PM, Apr 25, 2017

Edition 127: Environmental Education

Can Indonesia save its beauty and biodiversity through Environmental Education?

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Feb 01, 2017

Environmental child soldiers

Students attending to a rehabilitated rubbish site beside their school - Credit: Kelsie Prabawa-Sear

Surabayan children are fighting to improve their local environment

By Kelsie Prabawa-Sear

Feb 01, 2017

A write-off

Front cover of Grade 11 Geography textbook - Publisher: Yrama Widya

School textbooks in Indonesia fail to teach environmental sustainability

By Lyn Parker

Feb 02, 2017

Commodifying conservation in Borneo

Plantation workers ready for work, Central Kalimantan - Credit: Suraya Afiff

Does the social marketing approach answer the big questions of conservation in Indonesia?

By Greg Acciaioli and Suraya Afiff

Feb 02, 2017

Fighting for existence

Three young Jakartans participating in REPLING in Cijambe - Credit: Erik Suhana

Environmental education is empowering rural youth to protect their hamlet from a luxury resort project 

By Mardha Tillah and Fahmi Rahman

Feb 02, 2017

Anticipating the future

Harvest failure in Indramayu, dry season 2015. Taken from air using a drone - Credit: Rhino Ariefiansyah, 2015

Success and failure of Indramayu farmers’ responses to El-Niño

By Yunita T. Winarto, Kees (C.J) Stigter (†) and Rhino Ariefiansyah

Feb 02, 2017

Farmers’ worst enemy

Chemical pesticides and fertiliser are sold freely in small village retailers together with food items - Credit: Center for Anthropological Studies – Universitas Indonesia in collaboration with ARC DG, DP130100051, October 2014 / Muki Wicaksono

Over-use of pesticides is making the crops ‘sick’, but only farmers educated about the environment understand this

By Muki T. Wicaksono, Yunita T. Winarto, Kees Stigter, Aria Sakti Handoko, Ubaidillah Pratama, Febry Sulistya

Apr 18, 2017

Online dating apps blocked

Screenshot: A young man looks over the Grindr app interface. (Brondongmanis Channel via Youtube)

A government crackdown on dating apps is depriving LGBT Indonesians of a...


Apr 12, 2017

Iswadi Pratama, an auteur of Indonesian theatre

Pratama's production of The Age of Bones. '...theatre is the perfect medium for representing real and powerful stories.' (Teater Satu)

Indonesia’s foremost theatre director, the internationally acclaimed Iswadi Pratama, staged an extraordinary...


Apr 04, 2017

Book extract: Sarongge

(Agus Andrianto for CIFOR, via Flickr)

Lontar Modern Indonesia: ‘But that is, after all, the relationship between land and...


Apr 04, 2017

Petikan buku: Sarongge

(Agus Andrianto for CIFOR, via Flickr)

Lontar Modern Indonesia: ‘Siapa yang pegang kuasa, akan paksakan pandangannya tentang bagaimana...


Mar 20, 2017

Review: Martial arts meet musical performance

The Fighting Art of Pencak Silat and Its Music reveals the multitude of martial...


Mar 13, 2017

No durable solutions

Exercising inside the immigration detention centre in Tanjung Pinang. (Credit: Dave Lumenta)

A new presidential decree delivers little for asylum seekers and refugees in...


Mar 07, 2017

Review: Footsteps of Indonesians in Victoria

Footsteps of Indonesians in Victoria (Jejak Langkah Orang Indonesia di Victoria) is a sincere look at the Indonesia-Australia friendship.

Celebrating fifty years of the Indonesian Community Association of Victoria (IKAWIRIA)

By Anita Dewi

Feb 28, 2017

Jakarta’s Asian Games, yesterday and today

South Sumatra governor Alex Noerdin is inspired by Sukarno for his vision of Asian Games impact and infrastructure. (Credit: Isriya Paireepairit)

Ignoring issues from the 1962 Games will not help solve the many...

By Friederike Totier

Feb 20, 2017

A drink for humanity

Human rights activist Putu Oka Sukanta. (Credit: Herb Feith Foundation)

Honouring Indonesian activist Putu Oka Sukanta for humanity

By Pat Walsh

Feb 13, 2017

Falling through the cracks

The strict requirements of the Family Card registration system make it hard for many Indonesians to access JKN. (Credit: Clara Siagian)

The JKN or the National Health Insurance is failing Indonesia’s most vulnerable

By Sandeep Nanwani and Clara Siagian

Feb 06, 2017

Review: The future of dance is underwater

Balabala's five dancers thank the 2017 Sydney Festival audience. (Credit: Natali Pearson)

Natali Pearson reviews two powerful dance works by Eko Supriyanto currently touring...

By Natali Pearson

Jan 16, 2017

Safe water at a premium

Home-delivered gallons of drinking water. (Credit: Ikhlasul Amal)

The UN’s claim that 87 per cent of Indonesians have access to...

By RA Koesoemo Roekmi

This Week

Discussing the lottery at the end of the day. (Thijs Schut)

A lottery love affair


In Flores, a Singaporean lottery based on the Chinese zodiac is a popular pastime

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