14 Aug
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#TRISavesElephants, How and Why?

Did you know? Once common throughout Africa and Asia, elephant numbers were severely depleted during the 20th century, largely due to the massive ivory trade. While some populations are now stable and growing, poaching, conflict and habitat destruction continue to threaten the species. (WWF, 2019). And there are less than 3,000 Sumatran Elephants left in […]

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14 Aug
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#TRIforTree, Buy a TRI Plant a Tree

50 soccer fields every minute – in this speed we lose the global forests. One of the most valuable ecosystems on earth is destroyed in incredible rates. Modern developments, such as globalization, have significantly altered the drivers of deforestation in the past decades. The harvest of tropical timber for the global market or deforestation by […]

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27 May
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Palm Oil, Liquid Gold and Cause of Death by Clarissa A.

   My first encounter with palm oil was in 2012 when I was driving from Medan to Bukit Lawang which is the starting point to enter the adventures at the Gunung Leuser National Park. Watching the perfectly aligned palm trees standing next to each other urged me to question the taxi driver what we were driving past for […]

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26 Apr
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Who doesn’t love orangutans? By Clarissa A

Being a passionate primary school teacher and placing an emphasis on educating for sustainability in my lessons, I regard it as my duty to spread awareness about our planet’s endangered species. When my mother gave me an extremely adorable orangutan doll for my 25th birthday (yes 25th birthday) I simply had to introduce it to […]

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16 Apr
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TRI Hero: Clarissa Auffermann

  When I was asked to write my story as a TRI hero, the word hero irritated me at first. Volunteering for TRI doesn’t make me a hero. Much more, it is the TRI team and their concept that seems heroic. When I first met Ayu, Eci, and Annisa, I was in awe of their […]

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30 Mar
  • By Tim Fijal
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Tim’s Giving a Dam

Over the past 8 years of working at Green School Bali, I have had the privilege to connect with and be inspired by a great many individuals who are tackling issues related to sustainability.  In October 2015, it was the Borneo Nature Foundation that came to our community of learners to screen a hastily produced […]

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