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It is widely acknowledged that Bali has a problem with waste management. While the Island is synonymous with pristine white sandy beaches, verdant tropical jungle, and crystal clear caldera lakes, the reality is that the island is struggling to protect these ecosystems from the influence of plastic pollution. Leaders and communities across Bali, as well …

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As a small island province, Bali is vulnerable to natural disasters. Home to not one but two active volcanos and regularly disturbed by seismic activity, natural disaster management is of the utmost importance on the Island of the Gods. Speaking to reporters, the Executive Head of the Regional Disaster Management Agency (BPBD), I made Rentin, …

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Mount Agung is the most sacred mountain in Bali and is a popular spot for hiking and camping. Much loved by the adventure community as a challenging yet rewarding destination for outdoor activities, officials are warning hikers not to camp near the summit. Mount Agung is an active volcano, and Bali is at the height …

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The Buleleng Tourism Office is in the process of overhauling the dolphin-watching tour operation in Bali’s northern beach resort town of Lovina. The drafting of new regulations comes after meetings last month to discuss the urgent need to regulate the local industry for the good of both tour operators’ and tourists’ experiences. The news of …

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The first month of the year may almost be over, but tourism leaders in Bali are still mapping out the year ahead. Earlier this week, Bali was announced as a strong second place in Tripadvisor’s Travelers’ Choice Awards; now, tourism leaders are speaking out about their predictions for travel trends in 2023. The Chairman of …

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Conservation teams and the Indonesian Navy in Bali have successfully released endangered turtles back into the ocean after intercepting a wildlife trafficking operation last week. The news of the successful reintroduction of the turtles comes as a cause for celebration for ocean lovers. An investigation remains underway to find the two men who are believed …

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There is a saying that we should leave a place better than we found it. One Japanese tourist in Bali has taken the phrase to heart and has taken it upon himself to help clear up the tides of plastic waste that have washed up on Bali’s southern beaches. Suzuki Hiromas decided to dress up …

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In October 2022, environmental leaders and academics in Bali released new findings that demonstrated a connection between the rapid development of tourism infrastructure on the island and the rise in natural disasters. Further research has highlighted how water scarcity impacts some of Bali’s most important cultural landmarks. This, is turn, is affecting Balinese heritage preservation, …

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In what is becoming an all too familiar sight, another tide of plastic waste has washed up in one of Bali’s leading tourist destinations. While the seasonal tides that have been carrying an increasing amount of garbage tend to wash up along the southern coast, around Kuta running westwards towards Canggu and beyond, a tide …

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Environmentalists in Bali are calling out the provincial government and private companies that are playing an active role in turning some of Bali’s biodiversity hotspots over to development projects. Speaking at a community discussion titled ‘How Are We?’ In Denpasar on Saturday, the Manager of the Bali Water Protection Program made it abundantly clear the …

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An investigation has found that millions of saltwater fish are being caught in the waters around Bali every year. These tropical fish are being sent to aquariums and fish tanks across the globe, spelling potential disaster for vulnerable coral reefs. While the mass capture of tropical fish may provide jobs for some rural coastal communities, …

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Waste management is a longstanding topic of conversation for the Bali Provincial Government. Being an island with limited space and limited resources, Bali has made bold pledges to close down landfill sites and convert to a strict reduce, reuse, and recycle policy in the last two years.   Ahead of the G20 Summit that will …

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