Mar 28, 2017 Last Updated 1:44 AM, Mar 23, 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

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

Jan 09, 2017

In the name of food security

A banner in front of a military outpost in Langkahan village, North Aceh. The banner reads ‘Together with the people the TNI will be stronger’. Emirza Adi Syailendra

The army’s over-immersion in civilian affairs is being encouraged by its role...

By Emirza Adi Syailendra

Dec 21, 2016

Vale George Aditjondro

Academic, activist and human rights defender, George Aditjondro will be sadly missed

By Garry Rodan

Dec 20, 2016

Essay: ‘Harvard’ and ‘Cambridge’ at your doorstep

Welcome to Kampoeng Inggris, Pare, East Java. (Credit: Erlinawati Graham)

Pare’s English language school grew out of a tutoring job and is...

By Duncan Graham

Dec 12, 2016

Review: Recounting the revolution

Two recently republished memoirs illustrate the divergence of experiences during the Indonesian...

By Kevin W Fogg

Dec 06, 2016

Politics of the Indonesian city

Jakarta governor Basuki 'Ahok' Tjahaja Purnama. (Credit: Gerald Sipahutar)

York University professor Abidin Kusno shares reflections on Ahok's leadership

By Andy Fuller

This Week

Review: Martial arts meet musical perfor…


The Fighting Art of Pencak Silat and Its Music reveals the multitude of martial arts practices and celebrations

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