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Sea Turtle Guard below Yogyakarta

By: Ari Susanto Amid a sunny day at Samas beach of Bantul, Yogyakarta, Rujito digs black sand in a planted concrete pot with his two palms slowly. It is the time...

Garbage in Paradise

The setting is picturesque: a hamlet in a stretch of paddy fields, rows of coconut trees sloping gently towards the sea, a twinkling of which can be glimpsed to the...

The picturesque beach of Ngandong, By: Dorothea Gecella Putri Lestari

Yogya’s Southern Beaches

By: Sri Rahmawati & Vatsya Mallayana Photos by: Dorothea Gecella Putri Lestari 8 a.m. and we started our trip to explore some beaches in Gunung Kidul, the most...

A Green Hajj?

By: Kafil Yamin 300.000 Indonesian Muslims, along with around 3 million pilgrims, return from Mecca annually and leave behind 100 million plastic bottles. Unless...

The Green Walk, 300 km for environmental justice

Malaysian Activists Walk 300 KM to Demand Environmental Justice

A group of Malaysian activists has embarked on a 300 km walk from Kuantan to Kuala Lumpur to demand for an end to various environment grievances afflicting their...

Joshua Aspden

Joshua Aspden: Research on Environmental Climatology and Disaster management in Indonesia

My name is Joshua Aspden (British-Ecuadorian) and I am currently a student at the Ruhr-Universität Bochum, Germany. I am studying a Masters in International...

XSProject: Recycling Plastic, Supporting People

By: Ario Triwibowo XSProject is a non-profit organization that uses its surplus revenues to achieve its goals rather than to distribute them as profit or dividends....

The ubiquitous pile of trash in Yogya, By: Monica Dominguez

Tired of Trash in Yogyakarta: “Let’s Do It Yogya!” Wants to Clean-Up for Good

By: Monica Dominguez If you have ever visited Yogyakarta, Indonesia, you may have seen the plethora of art, music and traditional Javanese culture coloring every...