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Mongabay: In Indonesia, a tourism village holds off a nickel mine — for now (with photo)

Mongabay: In Indonesia, a project meant to boost livelihoods has left locals behind (with photo, video)

Washington Post: Mining turned Indonesian seas red. The drive for greener cars could herald a new toxic tide. (with photo)

South China Morning Post: How Indonesia’s homestays give authentic local experiences for tourists, but face concerns from authorities and competition from hotels (with photo)

Mongabay: Their lawsuit against a coal firm in limbo, Bornean villagers take their fight online

Mongabay: For one Indonesian fisher, saving caught turtles is a moral challenge (with photo)

Mongabay: Indonesian villagers fighting planned mine garner national support (with photo)

South China Morning Post: Calls mount to probe police over student deaths during Indonesia protests

New Naratif: Love in the Time of State Engineering (with photo)

Al Jazeera: Floods, mud: Sluggish progress a year after Indonesia disaster (with photo)

South China Morning Post: Dark tourism draw: Indonesian earthquake city where mud buried homes exerts a ghoulish fascination for some, one year on (with photo)

The New Humanitarian: Indonesia tsunami rebuild edges forward, but not for everyone (with photo)

Mongabay: On an island coveted by miners, villagers prepare to raise a ruckus (with photo, video)

Mongabay: For Indonesia’s Kendari Bay, silting is a death sentence (with photo, video)

The Diplomat: Indonesia Aims for Fastest Growth of Jokowi’s Term

Mongabay: Indonesian flooding disaster bears the hallmarks of agriculture and mining impacts (with photo)

Mongabay: In Indonesia, a land ‘left behind’ weighs its development alternatives (with photo, video)

Al Jazeera: Boots, boats and bikes: Getting out the vote in Indonesia (with photo)

The Diplomat: The Natural Resource Oligarchy Funding Indonesia’s Election

Al Jazeera: Infrastructure at heart of Widodo’s Indonesia re-election bid (with photo)

Mongabay: In Indonesia, an earthquake leaves devastation on land and under the sea

Vice: Photos of Life in Palu Six Months After the Deadly Tsunami (with photo)

The New Humanitarian: Six months after Sulawesi tsunami, many survivors still stuck in makeshift tents (with photo)

The New Humanitarian: Indonesia’s start-up ‘disaster news agency’ (with photo)

Mongabay: In Indonesia, a company intimidates, evicts and plants oil palm without permits (with photo)

Al Jazeera: ‘Open prison’: The growing despair of refugees stuck in Indonesia (with photo)

Thomson Reuters Foundation: Indonesia dam burst raises alarm over unchecked forest clearing (with photo)

Mongabay: Conservation officers forced online in fight against bird trafficking

The New Humanitarian: “Nowhere to go” on the front lines of climate change (collaboration) (with photo)

Mongabay: In eastern Indonesia, a bird-trafficking hotspot flies under the radar

New Naratif: “Lust Has To Be Managed” (with photo)
My Translation: “Nafsu harus diurus”

The New Humanitarian: Behind Indonesia’s tsunami response, a patchwork army of volunteers (with photo)

World Politics Review: Religion Again Looks to Dominate Indonesia’s Contentious Presidential Election

Mongabay: Amid lack of enforcement, fishermen take the fight to blast fishing (with photo)

Al Jazeera: Sulawesi on slow path to recovery a month after disaster (with photo)

Al Jazeera: ‘Everything is broken’: Healthcare after the Palu disaster (with photo)

Al Jazeera: In hills of Sulawesi Indonesia quake survivors chafe at aid rules (with photo)

The New Humanitarian: New health threats emerge for Sulawesi survivors (with photo)

The Times: Anger grows as aid fails to reach Indonesia quake survivors

The New Humanitarian: Toilets and tents: A week after Indonesia’s tsunami, survivors still need basic aid (with photo)

Mongabay: In a land untouched by mines, indigenous holdouts fight a coal invasion (with photo)

Mongabay: Indonesians race to save their disappearing lakes, before it’s too late


In This Climate segment on nickel mining in Recipe for an electric vehicle battery

Second Presidential Debate podcast, New Naratif – Debat Kedua Pilpres (in Indonesian)

Southeast Asia Dispatches podcast, New Naratif – The Indonesian Election

Southeast Asia Dispatches podcast interview with New Naratif on Palu earthquake reporting


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