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Tourists Complain About ‘Stinky’ Garbage On Bali’s Iconic Canggu Beach

It is no secret that Bali’s waste management systems are under increasing pressure, there is arguably as much plastic pollution washing up on the beaches along the island’s coastline as there is waste flowing downstream from the inland regions.  This week leaders of the Canggu Traditional Village, who are responsible for the management of Bali’s …

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Tourist Dragged Out To Sea In Bali As Officials Continue To Warn Against Dangers Of High Tides

A Turkish tourist on holiday in Bali was dragged out to sea by the high tides over the weekend. As officials across the island continue to warn against the dangers of the supermoon’s tidal changes. The woman, reported by local media as 36-year-old Kuyuncu, almost drowned in the waters off Berawa Beach in Canggu on …

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Bali Community Creates New Rules At Popular Diving Hotspot To Protect Biodiversity

Community leaders at Tulamben Beach have implemented new rules to help protect the coastline’s exceptional biodiversity. Tulamben Beach is loved by locals and tourists for its world-class diving. The community has implemented restrictions on fishing in the waters off Tulamben Beach to help preserve the coral reefs and the fish stocks in the area.  The …

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Japanese Government Funds Huge Bali Beach Conservation Project

The Japan International Cooperation Agency has been supporting the Indonesian Ministry of Public Work and Public Housing to conserve Bali’s world-famous beaches. The project that has been running since 2017 is now entering phase two. The Japan International Cooperation Agency is injecting the second round of funding to support the project that will bring environmental, …

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High Tide Havoc On Bali Beach As Waves Wash Away Local Stalls And Sun Loungers

Despite consistent warnings from Denpasar’s Center for Meteorology, Climatology, and Geophysics (BBMKG) sun lounger providers on Melasti Beach in South Kuta saw their livelihoods washed away during yesterday’s high tide. In a video shared on social media that has since gone viral, sun lounger providers and beach-based vendors can be seen scrambling to save their …

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Illegal Beach Huts Demolished On Bali’s Beloved Berawa Beach

Bali beaches are famous for their informal, slightly ramshackle yet charming beach bars. The beach huts of beaches like Berawa have become the life and soul of tourist hotspots, providing visitors with cheap bars and epic views, and local vendors with a place to run their small businesses. On the 15th of May, Berawa beach’s …

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Local Stalls Along Melasti Beach in Bali Catch Fire

Locals stalls along Melasti Beach, Ungasan have been destroyed after catching fire on Sunday morning (17/4). One of the police officers who investigated the incident confirmed that 8 local stalls were severely damaged by the fire incident that occurred on early Sunday morning. “All these shops that were run by locals from Ungasan Village were …

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Bali Government Allots USD $1.9 Million For Sanur Beach Restoration

The Denpasar city government has prepared over USD $1.9 million (IDR 28 billion) for the restoration of Sanur Beach, to be completed before the G-20 Conference this October. The Vice Mayor of Denpasar, I Kadek Agus Arya Wibawa, confirmed that the restoration of Sanur Beach would occur in preparation for the G-20 Conference. “Over USD …

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A Malaysian Yacht Found Stranded On Bali Beach

A yacht with the Malaysian flag has been found stranded by a police officer on Banyuasri Beach in North Bali. One of the officers found the Malaysian yacht near the Bali Police Academy on Wednesday (23/2) at 7:30 am. After noticing that the vessel was locked and unoccupied, the officer immediately reported what he found …

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Bali Officials To Start Charging Visitors Who Want To Enter Kintamani

The Bangli Regional Government has decided to resume the entrance fee policy for visitors of Kintamani. A recent video of visitors who were charged with entrance fees before entering Kintamani went viral on social media. It has garnered a backlash as many locals were concerned that the policy might reduce the number of visitors to …

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Danone-AQUA Joins The Biggest Annual Clean-up In Bali

Danone-AQUA has once again joined Bali’s biggest annual clean-up on Sunday (20/2) as part of their efforts to solve the island’s plastic waste issue and help Bali stay pristine. The trash clean-up movement, The One Island-One Voice by Bye Bye Plastic Bags, was implemented across the island for the 6th time, with support from the …

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Bali Will Close Kuta Beach Early On New Year’s Eve

Authorities from the Denpasar police department have officially announced that Kuta Beach will close at 11:00 pm on New Year’s Eve. The Head of the Denpasar Police Department, Kombes Pol Jansen Avitus Panjaitan, confirmed that Kuta Beach would stop receiving visitors before midnight on New Year’s Eve. “Following the Home Affairs Minister’s Instruction Number 66 …

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