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Read up on commentaries and perspectives on issues on forests and peoples around Asia.

February 9, 2016

Honey that’s truly Asian!

Definitely the highlight of the issue is Madhu Duniya, the largest Forest Honey event in Asia, held every 4 years, and gathering over 150 participants in total from honey gatherers to scientists, government officials to private sector players. It was READ MORE »

February 4, 2016

A vision of an eco-fair archipelago

This Papuan song, sung during a traditional ceremony in offering to the heavens, was the opening number of the PARARA Festival. Young Papuan elementary school children, with wide-eyed expectation to see the Jakarta they only read about in school books, READ MORE »

January 11, 2016

Designing sustainability

YOGYAKARTA, Indonesia – Water was streaming up to the roof of the hotel to water the vegetable garden. Amazing! It was the first time ever I witnessed something like that. Apparently, in the GreenHost Hotel in Yogyakarta, dishwashing water is READ MORE »