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

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 »