Celebrating Independence Day in Tanakeke Island

  There was something unique on celebrating Indonesia Independence Day in Tanakeke Island. A lot of traditional games tested the participant’s physical skill and their knowledge about ecosystem in the village. Children, women, teenagers, and the elderly mingled each other to understand the independence mean in their own way. ... Read More

A mission to save mangrove

  A Charles Darwin University PhD candidate will travel to one of the world’s largest mangrove conservation conferences to discuss an initiative that aims to recover the vital ecosystem in Indonesia. ... Read More

Meet Abdul, a local champion of Building with Nature Indonesia

  The time flies for Abdul Ghofur and 25 other participants of the Coastal Field School Training of Trainers (ToT). In May they completed their season-long training which was geared towards revitalising aquaculture productivity in the district of Demak. The training is part of the Building with Nature programme in Central Java to restore the mangrove belt of the rapidly eroding coastline. ... Read More

Happy International Mangrove Day

  Although mangroves have been lost over the past several decades at an alarming rate - equivalent to losing all of the mangroves of the Philippines or Thailand EVERY YEAR. Today we have the skills, knowledge and understanding to restore, use and manage mangroves for the good of ALL PEOPLE worldwide. ... Read More