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  • The Forest Belonging to Injros Women
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    The Forest Belonging to Injros Women

    The mangrove forest where residents of Enggros village obtain food is a precious location reserved exclusively for women. Construction activities of the rowing venue for next year’s National Games in Papua are considered as contributing environmental damage around the forest area.

  • Safe Place for Students
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    Safe Place for Students

    Many classrooms in Kupang Regency are constructed from makeshift materials. Some schools got assistance for renovation. It is for the sake of student safety.

  • The Village in  the Middle of the Siberut Forest
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    The Village in the Middle of the Siberut Forest

    The Mentawai culture is being expurgated by modern life. As we speak, in some villages local culture has almost reached extinction point. Yet the people of Simatalu on Siberut Island are still complying to their old traditions. In March, with the support from the Rainforest Journalism Fund at Pulitzer Center, Tempo correspondent Febrianti had a look at and recorded daily life in Simatalu village.

  • Dogfruit Warrior
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    Dogfruit Warrior

    Uraso may be known as a jengkol (Archidendron pauciflorum) or dogfruit producer, but it was Seliwati who stood behind him.

  • Jengkol Against OIl Palm
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    Jengkol Against OIl Palm

    A large number of residents of Uraso in North Luwu earn their living from the hundreds of trees in their fields, from dogfruit to pepper. Dispute remains with PTPN XIV.

  • Waste No More
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    Waste No More

    Areca palm frond midribs used to be nothing but waste for the residents of Mendis in South Sumatra. But now, they make them to be eco-friendly eating utensils and sell them to various cities in the country.

  • Water of Eternity in the Sacred Spring
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    Water of Eternity in the Sacred Spring

    A sacred bathing site discovered in Jombang Regency, East Java, is believed to have been built during the reign of King Airlangga from Kahuripan Kingdom. Other artifacts predate the Majapahit era.

  • Preventing Stunted Growth
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    Preventing Stunted Growth

    Regions in East Java are aiming for zero stunting in children. Numerous programs are underway, including education. Incorporating the messages in games has become one of the methods.

  • Millennials Take Care of Osing Tradition
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    Millennials Take Care of Osing Tradition

    Osing youths are preserving the tradition of recitation of Lontar Yusup poetry. They are also involved in the documentation of old manuscripts in Banyuwangi.

  • Building Human Rights Friendly Regions
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    Building Human Rights Friendly Regions

    A number of regional administrations are striving hard to make human rights the basis of their policies. They shared the ups and downs of their experiences at the 2019 Human Rights Festival, November 19-21.

  • Foster Parents for Fisherman
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    Foster Parents for Fisherman

    Many fishers in North Maluku are caught up in a net of rent seeker debt making it difficult for them to achieve prosperity. The local government initiated a program to help relieve them from their debt burden through several programs.

  • The endangered Rangkong
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    The endangered Rangkong

    THE ivory hornbill or rangkong is a symbol of courage and bravery for Dayak community in Kalimantan. The bird is also considered a protector, and acts as the bridge which connects the souls of their ancestors with the Dayaks. Despite this, in the past three years, the population of the ivory rangkong has depleted alarmingly. In 2015, international conservation organizations announced its status as critically endangered.

  • Data to Track Illegal Fishers
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    Data to Track Illegal Fishers

    Analysis of navigation system data by the Global Fishing Watch helped capture an illegal fishing vessel long wanted by the Interpol. Data sharing strengthens the effort to eradicate illegal fishing activities.

  • The Price of Education
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    The Price of Education

    Some grade and middle schoolchildren in Sungai Kura live in wooden huts in the vicinity of their school without any parents around. They refuse to bow down to obstacles in their quest to get an education.

  • Re-Greening Former Gold Mine
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    Re-Greening Former Gold Mine

    Several bamboo varieties are used to revive a plot of land in critical condition, formerly the site of illegal goldmining, in Dharmasraya, West Sumatra. Besides being good for re-greening, bamboo absorbs mercury.

  • Re-greening Former Gold Mine
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    Re-greening Former Gold Mine

    Several bamboo varieties are used to revive a plot of land in critical condition, formerly the site of illegal goldmining, in Dharmasraya, West Sumatra. Besides being good for re-greening, bamboo absorbs mercury.

  • Battling Stunting in East Flores
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    Battling Stunting in East Flores

    East Flores is launching a serious campaign against stunting. The regent as well as village regulations threaten those in violation with various sanctions.

  • Lasiyo’s Organic Bananas
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    Lasiyo’s Organic Bananas

    A former rice and peanut farmer in Bantul, Yogyakarta, cultivates dozens of local banana varieties organically. He has shared his knowledge at several universities and even in Italy.

  • Safeguarding Maleo in Bone Bolango
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    Safeguarding Maleo in Bone Bolango

    Villagers living on the fringes of Bogani Nani Wartabone National Park in Gorontalo help hatch maleo eggs. The population of the threatened birds endemic to Sulawesi is on the rise.

  • Forest Means Light
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    Forest Means Light

    Damianus Tony claims he can now sleep better. Electricity has entered his home in Lanjau hamlet, Batu Riam village in Sintang, West Kalimantan. “I sleep better now.

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