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Protecting Indonesia’s Environment a Delicate Balancing Act

Dr Lida Pet-Soede

Indonesia’s peoples and government are often much-maligned for their attitude toward environmental sustainability, but a representative of the World Wildlife Fund is aiming to show that the nation is actually trailblazing the course toward a better environment.

Lida Pet-Soede, head of the WWF’s Coral Triangle Global Initiative, will kick off the Indonesian Heritage Society’s latest evening lecture series at Erasmus Huis on Tuesday with a discussion on the ways in which Indonesia is leading the region and the world in sustainability.

She says positive changes in Indonesia are visible, even to those of us who pay close attention to packaging in the seafood sections of some Jakarta supermarkets, which now label fish that have been caught sustainably.

Read more at the Jakarta Globe.


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