12 Sep
  • By Tim Fijal
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An expedition into the Sabangau Forest with Pak Idrus

After thirty minutes of speeding through reeds and labyrinthine backwaters adjacent to the Sabangau Forest on a canoe-like klotok, we glided onto a loamy riverbank where it met the mouth of an illegal logging canal.  Our boat driver and guide for the day was Pak Idrus, a good-humoured Dayak local working as a dam builder […]

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24 Jul
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A greenie, a jar, and a message on a ricebag by: Ruby

8 months, a 600 gram mason jar of trash, 2 suitcases full of stuff, and a crazy happy human being. This 14th blog post marks the end (or should I say beginning?) of a quest for less… Last month, I presented a TED-style talk to the entire Green School Community. My journey of zero-waste and […]

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08 Jul
  • By Jana
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GIVING A DAM

In October 2015, the Borneo Nature Foundation came to Green School and screened a hastily produced documentary titled ‘The Heart of the Haze’. Through this film we learned about the catastrophic fires that were devastating the forests of Central Kalimantan and the two-decade long history of deforestation in the region. We were shocked by how […]

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27 Apr
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ANNISA: HELLO JAPAN! (HANDs! PROJECT PART 2)

This is the part 2 after my exciting trip in the Philippines with the Hands! Project. Finally, Japan time! I had been waiting for so long! There were so many things to learn from this beautiful country, but we have too little time. In Japan, we mostly learned about the common disaster in Japan, such as earthquake and tsunami. […]

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13 Apr
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Annisa: HANDs! Project Trip to the Philippines (Part 1)

I remember sitting by the window of an airplane, counting down the moment when I had to say goodbye to my new friends after our last trip together. From Central Kalimantan, the airplane took us to Jakarta for transit before we finally headed back home. As soon as we landed, I saw those familiar faces […]

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12 Dec
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Who’s Behind Our Bali Biodiversity Map’s Design?

Q&A with Meizal Rossi We believe that when we have a strong enough desire to do good, the universe will conspire to make it happen – our Bali’s Biodiversity Map bandana is one great example. When we started TRI, we wanted to make sure that our products would be produced ethically and with minimal negative […]

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18 Oct
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A Dayak Girl in Japan: This is Only the Beginning!

Hi, My name is Yun. I’m from Palangkaraya and I am the founder of a travel agency called the Central Borneo Guide. Today, I’m gonna tell you a story about my special trip to Japan. As a girl who have spent her entire life in Indonesia, I never expected that I would be flying outside […]

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