JANE GOODALL, AN ECO LEGEND, PREACHES LOVE FOR ALL IN BALI

by Mahameru

As published in The Jakarta Globe Newspaper: http://thejakartaglobe.beritasatu.com/features/jane-goodall-eco-legend-preaches-love-bali/ It was the day that many conservationists and environmentalists in Bali had been awaiting for quite some time, the inaugural “Sustainability and Conservation Conference,” set in Bali’s  famous Green School, amid the lush forests of Banjar Saren near Ubud. The conference was special in many ways, yet […]

A UNIQUE JOURNEY TO AWAKEN WAE REBO’S ANCIENT SPIRITS

by Mahameru

As published in The Jakarta Globe Newspaper: http://jakartaglobe.beritasatu.com/features/a-unique-journey-to-awaken-wae-rebos-ancient-spirits/ People say good things come to those who wait. This adage perfectly fit my efforts to reach Wae Rebo, an otherworldly village, found among the scenic mountains of Flores in East Nusa Tenggara. Wae Rebo requires some sacrifice to get there. The effort consisted of four hours trekking […]

RAINBOW WARRIOR VISIT PUTS FOCUS ON ENVIRONMENT

by Mahameru

As published in The Jakarta Globe: http://jakartaglobe.beritasatu.com/features/rainbow-warrior-visit-puts-focus-on-environment/ One bright morning in Bali recently a crowd gathered on the deck of Benoa harbor. A big tent featuring a heavy sound system had been put up at the passenger dock, and crews wearing green shirts were roaming around, doing last-minute preparations for a monumental welcoming event. A […]