Dec 01, 2021 Last Updated 12:15 AM, Dec 1, 2021

Environment

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

Acehnese voices

As reconstruction moves into high gear, it’s time to listen to tsunami victims

Reconstruction meets resistance

NGOs and local people work together to rebuild communities, until feudalism intervenes

Aceh after the tsunami

An Australian aid worker recounts the challenge of rehabilitating a devastated society

Rebuilding lives

An Australian aid worker reflects on post-tsunami reconstruction.

Coming of age

Indonesia’s environment network faces dilemmas as it turns 25.

Picking up the pieces

Rebuilding after an earthquake takes local initiatives as well as aid.

Facing disaster

The 27 May earthquake shook a kingdom, not just a city.

Contested land claims

Which Dongi people should be compensated for land?

Snakefruit -n- seaweed

Bali’s new Village Ecotourism Network provides an alternative to mass tourism.

Petruk as counsellor

Post-earthquake, Klaten villagers receive laughing therapy through wayang.

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