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

National Parks

Big business, big damage

Bioprospecting is threatening Bunaken National Park

Bali'€™s wild side

Managing conservation, tourism and the needs of local communities in Bali Barat National Park

Eco-tourism for whom?

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

Magic on fire

The fires are merely adding to the pressure on East Kalimantan's only national park. But ALEX RYAN also finds that nature lovers have won some battles to protect its beauty.

Saving Bunaken

Involved locals are saving one of the world's most beautiful marine parks

The magic of Alas Purwo National Park

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

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

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