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Conserving Tradition Saving Forests

The Long Road to Legality

Two villages in Lampung province applied to be part of the Lestari Sustainable Community Forest System. This practice ensures that while forests can be profitable, they should be managed sustainably.

Zahari, 52, can still remember the 1997 event in the village of Hurun in…

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Protectors Without Protection

There was a time when Nasir could barely catch any fish at sea. At one point, the former fisherman nearly broke one of his oars after spending all night fishing on his boat. Still, he did not get one single fish.

"I couldn't even provide food for my family," he…

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Tuesday, August 08, 2017

A Storm of Debt Tweets

Government loans taken during President Joko Widodo’s term have reached Rp1,000 trillion in two and a half years. Two opposition parties have fanned the issue and created clamor via social media.

For nearly four months Rico Rustombi had not been active on Twitter.