Sep 28, 2022 Last Updated 2:22 AM, Sep 25, 2022

Environment

Back to the roots

After the bomb, community tourism needs a boost

Sustainable recovery

Balinese people favour green initiatives in recovery effort

Risky business

Mining interests in Indonesia are facing challenging times

Pesticide policy in Indonesia

What sort of attempt is being made to control the use of pesticides?

Zakir's demise

Protest poetry lives on in post-Suharto Indonesia

Turtle satay?

Attitudes towards turtle consumption are changing in Bali

Genetic modification

Farmers illustrate their understanding of GM

Recycling in Sukunan

Australian university students lend a helping hand

Jakarta's rubbish nightmare

Mountains of garbage and nowhere to put it

The magic of Alas Purwo National Park

Alas Purwo is one of Java’s last remaining sacred spaces

The disappearing forest

Orang Rimba assert their rights

The occupation of Dongi-Dongi

Do resettlement failures justify deforestation?

Trees or people?

The interests of local people aren’t served by keeping them out of national parks

Mining in a state forest? This is Indonesia!

The Forestry Law has not stopped mining in Indonesia's state forests

After the tsunami

Journal of an Aceh volunteer

Polluting Bali

Environmental groups protest a power plant at Lovina

Who benefits?

For the Forest Tobelo people, regional autonomy is a mixed blessing

Logging, soldiers and sex

Military business brings many problems to Papua

Aceh's loss

Civil society mourns in the tsunami’s aftermath

After the tsunami, the free for all

International agencies need to take the time to understand local groups

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