Bali Hosting Sustainable Food Festival

Bali Hosting Sustainable Food Festival

Hotels Promoting Responsible Travel If you have ever been to Bali, you know that it is a fascinating place with beautiful culture and beautiful scenery. Unfortunately, international tourism has taken its toll on this slice of paradise. Plastic waste litters the...
Defending Jungles Of Borneo, Sumatra

Defending Jungles Of Borneo, Sumatra

Jungle Trek Inspires Book About Orangutans Indonesia and Malaysia are the home of the last orangutans in the wild. Unfortunately, the last swaths of rainforest that support orangutans are threatened by the unchecked expansion of agribusinesses that are clearing...
Ecotourism Destinations In Indonesia

Ecotourism Destinations In Indonesia

Tourism Can Promote Conservation Ecotours are emerging across Indonesia. They offer an alternative way of travel for those seeking more responsible travel for their vacations. Several non-profit organizations have created tours that help their cause directly or simply...
Indonesia Sacrificing Tourism For Palm Oil

Indonesia Sacrificing Tourism For Palm Oil

Sumatra An Ecotourism Disaster By David Gilbert, Food First One morning in the middle of Indonesia’s rainy season I joined a few activist-ecologist friends for an eight hour drive across the center of Sumatra to Krui, an expanse of forest farms in the foothills of the...
Much Of Indonesia Unexplored

Much Of Indonesia Unexplored

Bali, Borneo and More Indonesia is home to the second‑largest rainforest in the world, but it’s going fast. As a result, the country has more endangered species than any other nation in the world. Indonesia’s forests contain an estimated 4,000 species of trees, 30,000...
Ecotourism Can Save Indonesia’s Wildlife

Ecotourism Can Save Indonesia’s Wildlife

See Endangered Species Trekking through the swamps and rainforests of Kalimantan may not be everyone’s idea of a fun and relaxing holiday, but to an increasing number of ecotourists there is no better way to spend a couple of weeks. After speaking with a group...
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