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May Event : The Biennial Wonderful Indonesia Fremantle to Bali Race and Rally
Monday, 22 Apr, 2013 – 12:58 | No Comment
May Event : The Biennial Wonderful Indonesia Fremantle to Bali Race and Rally

On May 2013, Bali will welcome The biennial Wonderful Indonesia Fremantle to Bali Race and Rally. The theme for this year’s race is Fair Breezes, Warm Friendship with the event not only being a major …

Bali Clean and Green Forum
Saturday, 10 Sep, 2011 – 8:34 | No Comment
Bali Clean and Green Forum

Since last decade, Bali government together with local Balinese people started to be aware to prevent Bali from massive damages caused by any kinds of pollution. But it seems their efforts are not enough yet. …

Rubbish Bank at Denpasar
Tuesday, 26 Jul, 2011 – 9:28 | No Comment
Rubbish Bank at Denpasar

For most of people, rubbish is something they don’t want to be involved with. But here in Bali, one person came up with a brilliant idea to change all that — the “Rubbish Bank.” Let’s …

Indonesia Horticultura Festival 2011
Thursday, 30 Jun, 2011 – 6:25 | No Comment
Indonesia Horticultura Festival 2011

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Bali Clean and Green Multi-Stakeholder Networking for Solution Forum
Sunday, 26 Jun, 2011 – 8:49 | No Comment
Bali Clean and Green Multi-Stakeholder Networking for Solution Forum

Waste is a serious problem for Bali, which mainly relies on the tourism sector. Under the headline “Holidays in Hell: Bali’s Ongoing Woes” (1 April 2011), Time magazine depicted Bali as a resort island overwhelmed …

Rai Bangsawan: Left Comfort Zone To be an Organic Farmer
Tuesday, 21 Jun, 2011 – 6:59 | No Comment
Rai Bangsawan: Left Comfort Zone To be an Organic Farmer

His deep condolence toward the agricultural condition in Bali provoked him to prove that Bali can fulfill a big demand of agricultural products without a need to import. This young man’s desire to improve and …

Bali Green Community Environment Forum
Saturday, 7 May, 2011 – 6:36 | No Comment
Bali Green Community Environment Forum

Dear Friends who Care About Bali.
Here is the Initial Agenda of a Bali Green Community Environment Forum that we members of the Bali Spiritual Community in our work towards achieving a Bali Green Community discussed …

Hard Rock Hotel Bali Participate in Earth Day 2011
Thursday, 21 Apr, 2011 – 7:29 | No Comment
Hard Rock Hotel Bali Participate in Earth Day 2011

Earth Day is a day that is intended to inspire awareness and appreciation for the Earth’s natural environment. Earth Day was founded by United States Senator Gaylord Nelson as an environmental teach-in first held on …

Little Tree, Big Contribution
Sunday, 30 Jan, 2011 – 21:53 | No Comment
Little Tree, Big Contribution

As the result of the rapid development of tourism industry in Bali, unsustainable buildings were built ignoring the impact to the environment. Seeing this, Steve Palmer had a vision for a do-it-all ecologically sustainable store, …

Take Part In Conserving Sacred Monkey Forest
Tuesday, 14 Dec, 2010 – 7:37 | No Comment
Take Part In Conserving Sacred Monkey Forest

For every visit to Ubud, people may not miss Monkey Forest as the must destination. This is not just a home for 1000 monkeys but important place for Padangtegal villagers. Due to the ecosystem …

Green Spirit Bali of Sudaji: A Sanctuary For Peaceful Soul
Thursday, 2 Dec, 2010 – 8:14 | No Comment
Green Spirit Bali of Sudaji: A Sanctuary For Peaceful Soul

Bali exudes massive spirit that can’t be described through words. And even more when you visit a village in Buleleng regency named Sudaji. This is what Ketut Susanna Zanzan realized very well that he built …

A Million Bamboos for a Better Life
Monday, 29 Nov, 2010 – 18:02 | One Comment
A Million Bamboos for a Better Life

A tribute to bamboo for its strength and versatility is materialized on the exotic design of John Hardy’s jewelry. Through its program “Wear bamboo, Plant Bamboo” John Hardy wants to make all community in this …

VOICE FOR BUYAN
Tuesday, 7 Sep, 2010 – 8:26 | No Comment
VOICE FOR BUYAN

For the past 10 years, water level at Buyan Lake has been mysteriously depleted. Based on satellite view, the current volume of water of Buyan Lake is approximated to be less than 50% of that …

Gumang Hill
Monday, 16 Aug, 2010 – 5:55 | No Comment
Gumang Hill

Gumang Hill is situated in Bugbug village, on the road between Candidasa and Amlapura in Karangasem Regency. This hill overlooks the majestic Mount Agung on the north and Lombok strait on the east. During a …

BALI COMMUNITY FIGHTS TO SAVE STOLEN STATE LAND
Saturday, 7 Aug, 2010 – 13:15 | No Comment
BALI COMMUNITY FIGHTS TO SAVE STOLEN STATE LAND

The community of Nusa Ceningan works together with a collation of local NGOs to seek justice for their stolen land at Bali’s high court
The community of Nusa Ceningan is struggling with a legal battle to …

Alila Ubud is committed to responsible waste management
Thursday, 22 Jul, 2010 – 12:48 | No Comment
Alila Ubud is committed to responsible waste management

There is an ongoing campaign to raise the awareness of illegal waste dumping that concerns corporation as well as tourism partners in Bali. Illegal dumping of waste goes entirely against the green philosophy of Alila, …

Bali Round Trip Package
Tuesday, 20 Jul, 2010 – 9:41 | 4 Comments
Bali Round Trip Package

Experiencing the complete beauty of Bali is no longer involving unnecessary hustles and bustles. With Bali Round Trip Package, you can feel the real throbbing life of the island and its people, experience all excitements …

Purnama: Full Moon
Friday, 29 Jan, 2010 – 10:26 | No Comment
Purnama: Full Moon

Purnama, or full moon in Bali is always a special day for ceremonies and festivities. Hundreds of temples all over the island celebrate their anniversary on a specific full moon each year. Since full moon …

The “Bali” Starling
Sunday, 3 Jan, 2010 – 8:53 | One Comment
The “Bali” Starling

By Victoria Vaughan
JURONG BirdPark has joined forces with conservation group Begawan Foundation and the Cologne Zoo in Germany to help rescue the Bali mynah from the jaws of extinction.

Serangan Island: The Island of Charm and Hope
Saturday, 14 Nov, 2009 – 10:08 | No Comment
Serangan Island: The Island of Charm and Hope

The Charm of Serangan Island – Serangan Island Green Festival
Serangan Island, 13–15 November 2009

Serangan Island, on Bali’s south coast, has a diverse environment, society, culture and tourism which for many years has added value to …

West Bali National Park
Thursday, 5 Nov, 2009 – 3:42 | 5 Comments
West Bali National Park

The West Bali National Park, established in 1941, covers 77,000 hectares of wooded slopes, savannah, rainforest, monsoon forest, mangrove swamp and coastal flats, and is the only remaining natural habitat of the endangered jalak putih, …

Yuyun Ismawati: Heroes of the Environment 2009
Wednesday, 30 Sep, 2009 – 8:36 | One Comment
Yuyun Ismawati: Heroes of the Environment 2009

Tourists returning from the Indonesian vacation isle of Bali carry home memories of green rice paddies, pounding surf and colorful Hindu ceremonies. What they leave behind is more alarming: an average of 11 lb. (5 …

Domestic Animals of Bali
Sunday, 7 Jun, 2009 – 14:00 | No Comment
Domestic Animals of Bali

The enormous water-buffaloes, which in Bali appear in two colors, a dark muddy gray, and a pale, almost transparent pink, an albino variety are usually found in the river with their masters, small boys wearing …

Temple of Rice Fields
Monday, 4 May, 2009 – 19:27 | No Comment
Temple of Rice Fields

Rice field is inseparable part of Balinese religious life, it is deeply venerated by Balinese in a special temple known as Ulun Swi / Suwi temple. Based on sacred Kurakanda Dewapurana manuscript, the word “Ulun …

Go Green with Tumpek Wariga
Saturday, 21 Feb, 2009 – 0:18 | 4 Comments
Go Green with Tumpek Wariga

On Saturday, February 21 2009 Balinese celebrated a holiday that is called Tumpek Wariga or Tumpek Pengatag. Tumpek Wariga is the day when a blessing ceremony is given to the plants, the ceremony held …

On Planting a Tree
Friday, 30 Jan, 2009 – 17:41 | No Comment
On Planting a Tree

Planting a tree in the house compound for Balinese is not just a matter of planting whatever you want on your front or backyard. There are some beliefs and custom regulations that should be observed …

The Beautiful Gitgit Waterfall
Thursday, 11 Dec, 2008 – 13:39 | One Comment
The Beautiful Gitgit Waterfall

If you are looking for the best waterfall in Bali, then your best choice is Gitgit waterfall in Buleleng regency. This 45-meter-high waterfall is indisputably the biggest waterfall in Bali and Gitgit waterfall not only …

Gunung Lebah Temple
Wednesday, 3 Dec, 2008 – 13:19 | No Comment
Gunung Lebah Temple

The Campuhan (confluence of two rivers) of Ubud offers not just picturesque natural panorama but also a beautiful sacred temple. This temple is known as Pura Gunung Lebah (Low Mountain Temple), located across the street …

The Campuhan of Ubud
Tuesday, 2 Dec, 2008 – 19:28 | No Comment
The Campuhan of Ubud

The confluence of two rivers, which is called Campuhan by Balinese, has been regarded as holy place for centuries. For Balinese, campuhan is a potent source of holy water for all kind of ceremonial purposes. …

Tenganan’s Neighboring Villages
Tuesday, 25 Nov, 2008 – 18:43 | One Comment
Tenganan’s Neighboring Villages

The village of Tenganan in Karangsem regency is indisputably the village with most preserved culture and nature in Bali. It’s popularity as been spread all over the globe but only visitors know the beauty of …

A Rambling Thought: The Natives of Paradise
Thursday, 23 Oct, 2008 – 15:40 | No Comment
A Rambling Thought: The Natives of Paradise

The worst thing for being the natives of paradise is that we may never realize that we are living in the paradise until we walk outside the paradise and see it from the other side. …

It’s Spring Now in Bali
Wednesday, 8 Oct, 2008 – 17:04 | No Comment
It’s Spring Now in Bali

It’s spring now in Bali, when October comes and rain begin to pour down then it is just a matter of time you will see the blooming flowers here in in the paradise island of …

St. Regis Bali Resort, Nusa dua
Friday, 19 Sep, 2008 – 15:20 | 2 Comments
St. Regis Bali Resort, Nusa dua

Bali is a land of lush forests, tropical climate, and pristine beaches touched by the warm Indian Ocean. Volcanoes tower over the island landscape, rising above clouds and rice fields to form intricate patterns on …

Tourism Property Development in Bali
Wednesday, 27 Aug, 2008 – 19:54 | 2 Comments
Tourism Property Development in Bali

“As fast as paradise seduces tourist, tourist reduces paradise”, this sentence is not just a mere slogan but if we take look of what happen in Bali nowadays; it becomes truism. In the name for …

Coldest Month in Bali
Thursday, 31 Jul, 2008 – 19:28 | No Comment
Coldest Month in Bali

Yesterday, a friend of mine complained that the temperature in the morning is lower than other month and it makes him quite reluctant to take his morning bath. So I give my best shot to …

Childhood Pastime: Catching Dragonflies
Monday, 14 Jul, 2008 – 15:29 | No Comment
Childhood Pastime: Catching Dragonflies

Back in my childhood days, Rice fields in Bali produced not just rice but also important sources of animal protein such as eels, fish and dragonflies, sometimes frog also added into this category. From all …

Bali’s Cultural Landscape
Friday, 11 Jul, 2008 – 17:06 | One Comment
Bali’s Cultural Landscape

Here is a write up on Bali’s cultural landscape prepared by Directorate General of History and Archaeology of Bali, that is submitted to UNESCO in accordance with World Heritage Program. I hope this writing can …

Budakeling
Saturday, 24 May, 2008 – 13:02 | No Comment
Budakeling

Situated on a hill between Tirtagangga Water Palace and Bebandem, about 87 km to the east of Denpasar and 7 km away from Amlapura City stands the village of Budakeling overlooking the east coast of …

Through the Eyes of Researcher: “Miracle Rice” Unwittingly Destroys Bali’s Coral Reefs
Wednesday, 14 May, 2008 – 15:33 | 2 Comments
Through the Eyes of Researcher: “Miracle Rice” Unwittingly Destroys Bali’s Coral Reefs

Here is an interesting phenomena of the interconnection between the green revolutuin and coral reef preservation which is summed up in a nice article by Paul Spencer Sochaczewski.
Ida Bagus Gede Jika squats and …

Another Tropical Fruit: Ceroring
Monday, 5 May, 2008 – 16:18 | No Comment
Another Tropical Fruit: Ceroring

Ceroring is called Duku in Indonesian and Langsat in English with a touch of Latin it becomes Lansium Domesticum. The fruit is spherical-shaped, five centimeters in diameter, usually found in clusters of two to thirty …