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Is Indonesia at a crossroads? - The Economist (blog)

Is Indonesia at a crossroads? - The Economist (blog) | Asian Tribal Art | Scoop.it
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Is Indonesia at a crossroads?
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Indonesia on right path to saving forests: Greenpeace

Indonesia on right path to saving forests: Greenpeace | Asian Tribal Art | Scoop.it
Manila (AFP) June 03, 2013 - A $1 billion deal to save Indonesia's rainforests has slowed a tidal wave of logging destruction, Greenpeace's global chief said Monday, but he warned much more needed to be done.

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This world is in need of a lot of help!  I've been traveling to Indonesia for 25 years, and am seeing the destruction on a day-to-day basis.  

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IndoArtifacts's curator insight, June 4, 2013 7:06 PM

Great to hear it.  These virgin lands are incredibly interesting to trek through!

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The Queen Hotels Bali - Denpasar Hotels

The Queen Hotels Bali - Denpasar Hotels | Asian Tribal Art | Scoop.it
The Queen Hotels Bali is One Star Hotel, Nestled in Heart of Denpasar Bali, designed for both business and leisured, with Balinese decor design
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Sumatra, Indonesia: the rainforest's last stand – video - The Guardian

The Guardian Sumatra, Indonesia: the rainforest's last stand – video The Guardian The rainforest of Sumatra in Indonesia is steadily being turned into a giant industrial plantation that can neither support the wildlife that lives there nor the...
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Of the thousands of islands I've been to in my life belonging to 120 + countries, Sumatra is one of the most vast, interesting and beautiful.  Love your photo!

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IndoArtifacts's curator insight, September 25, 2013 8:31 PM

Sumatra is unquestionably one of the most beautiful, vast, and unexplored islands in the world........

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I love Bali: Aquaculture and the paddy - Jakarta Post

I love Bali: Aquaculture and the paddy - Jakarta Post | Asian Tribal Art | Scoop.it
I love Bali: Aquaculture and the paddy
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I love Bali: Aquaculture and the paddy. by Chris O'Connor on 2013-05-24.
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Indonesia Extends its Forest Moratorium: What Comes Next? | WRI ...

Indonesia Extends its Forest Moratorium: What Comes Next? | WRI ... | Asian Tribal Art | Scoop.it
Indonesia's President Susilo Bambang Yudhoyono made a bold and courageous decision this week to extend the country's forest moratorium. With this decision, which aims to prevent new clearing of primary forests and peat ...
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Bali: Island of Gods on the Territory's doorstep - Katherine Times

Bali: Island of Gods on the Territory's doorstep - Katherine Times | Asian Tribal Art | Scoop.it
Bali: Island of Gods on the Territory's doorstep
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... the Top End. The Island of Gods, Bali, is only a short flight away from the Top End.
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Empowering Women through Skills Education in Bali

Empowering Women through Skills Education in Bali | Asian Tribal Art | Scoop.it
Bali WISE is breaking the poverty cycle through free skills education, employment and business development for the underprivileged women of Bali, Indonesia.
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Luke Hynd // Bali // 2:18 | SURFING Magazine

Luke Hynd // Bali // 2:18 | SURFING Magazine | Asian Tribal Art | Scoop.it
Two sessions in two minutes True goofyfooted surfing.
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Dude,

 

You can't even imagine how good the scuba and the surf is here.  

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IndoArtifacts's curator insight, September 25, 2013 8:20 PM

Surfing in Papua and other Oceanic islands is rad.  

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Indonesia on right path to saving forests: Greenpeace

Indonesia on right path to saving forests: Greenpeace | Asian Tribal Art | Scoop.it
Manila (AFP) June 03, 2013 - A $1 billion deal to save Indonesia's rainforests has slowed a tidal wave of logging destruction, Greenpeace's global chief said Monday, but he warned much more needed to be done.

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Great to hear it.  These virgin lands are incredibly interesting to trek through!

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IndoArtifacts's curator insight, September 21, 2013 4:55 PM

This world is in need of a lot of help!  I've been traveling to Indonesia for 25 years, and am seeing the destruction on a day-to-day basis.  

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Indonesia's Constitutional Court returns customary forests to indigenous peoples

Indonesia's Constitutional Court returns customary forests to indigenous peoples | Asian Tribal Art | Scoop.it
Yesterday, Indonesia's Constitutional Court ruled that indigenous peoples' customary forests should not be classed as "State Forest Areas". This is a landmark ruling and an important step for the r...
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Great idea!  Long time in coming. 

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Sumatra, Indonesia: the rainforest's last stand – video - The Guardian

The Guardian Sumatra, Indonesia: the rainforest's last stand – video The Guardian The rainforest of Sumatra in Indonesia is steadily being turned into a giant industrial plantation that can neither support the wildlife that lives there nor the...
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IndoArtifacts's curator insight, June 4, 2013 7:00 PM

Of the thousands of islands I've been to in my life belonging to 120 + countries, Sumatra is one of the most vast, interesting and beautiful.  Love your photo!

IndoArtifacts's curator insight, September 25, 2013 8:31 PM

Sumatra is unquestionably one of the most beautiful, vast, and unexplored islands in the world........

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In landmark ruling, Indonesia's indigenous people win right to millions of hectares of forest

In landmark ruling, Indonesia's indigenous people win right to millions of hectares of forest | Asian Tribal Art | Scoop.it
In a landmark ruling, Indonesia's Constitutional Court has invalidated the Indonesian government's claim to millions of hectares of forest land, potentially giving indigenous and local communities the right to manage their customary forests,...

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Indonesia's natural riches highlight international biodiversity day - in pictures - The Guardian

Indonesia's natural riches highlight international biodiversity day - in pictures - The Guardian | Asian Tribal Art | Scoop.it
Indonesia's natural riches highlight international biodiversity day - in pictures The Guardian Indonesia's marine and forest life is at risk from industrial overfishing and relentless deforestation, Greenpeace International warns on the UN's...
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