Apr 03, 2020 Last Updated 5:13 AM, Mar 31, 2020

Fisheries

The Go-Jek effect

Has this phenomenally successful app-based transport service improved the lives of the motorcycle workers it employs?

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Mining paradise

Mining paradise

Local communities resist mining development on Sulawesi’s Bangka Island

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Catch of the day

Catch of the day

Ensuring food security in fisheries and aquaculture is an important challenge for the Indonesian government

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High stakes

High stakes

ASRIANA KEBON speaks to Indonesian underage minors who were returned to Indonesia following age determination hearings in Darwin

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Eco-tourism for whom?

Eco-tourism for whom?

Bunaken National Marine Park is promoted as an ideal mix of tourism and conservation, but not all local people agree.

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Gone fishing

AHMAD SOFIAN explores the lives of young people on hundreds of isolated fishing platforms in the Malacca Straits

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Permeable border

Indonesian fishermen whose traditional fishing grounds are in Australian waters may have a Mabo-style claim, says CAMPBELL WATSON.

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Counterfeit fashion is hot property

Mar 31, 2020 - ALICE SINCLAIR, DANIELE ANTONAGLIA & MAX EAGLES

A vendor sells counterfeit shoes based on designs from Nike and Adidas. Counterfeit footwear is among the most popular items amongst Gen Z Shoppers / Alice Sinclair

Indonesian youth are buying more fake fashion despite some awareness of its harmful impacts

Buried under the weight of a recycling crisis

Mar 31, 2020 - SHELLEY CHENG & GEMMA EDWARDS

A Bangun resident sorts plastic waste

When paper waste imports started began 20 years ago most Bangun residents sold their farms to work as waste collectors for paper mills. Now many are dependent on waste sorting

Photo essay: Jakarta's youth use trash to shape their futures

Mar 31, 2020 - ALEISHA MCLAREN & ALANA RILEY

Dido (17) cuts wine bottles into glasses before adding unique designs by using a sandblaster

The mentors and interns at Ffrash are empowering themselves within the waste economy and striving to better society

Moving toward a circular economy

Mar 30, 2020 - GRACE DESOE, MATHEW PERRY & YI PENG

Plastic waste on Jimbaran beach, Bali / Yi (Annie) Peng

The complexity of plastic waste in Indonesia

Book Review: The Tasman Map

Mar 27, 2020 - RON WITTON

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