The menacing haze which caused havoc in Indonesia and neighboring countries in 2015 has been contained, thanks to the government’s strict policy enforcement and a prolonged rainy season. Attention is now on making peatlands fire-preventive.
Young coconut shell was on the lunch menu of Fransisca Patatcot and her son on Saturday two weeks ago. Sitting next to each other on the wooden porch of the Santo Petrus Paulus Church, Pulau Tiga District, Asmat Regency, Papua, they snacked on the coconut shell. When the coconut shell was finished, she began eating the husk.