Mount Agung is one of two active volcanos in Bali. It could erupt any time, sending tourists off the island in a hurry. Now, restaurants are empty, diving schools find no customers, and many locals see their income dwindling.
Bali's unique subak irrigation system has kept its iconic rice paddies lush for centuries. But tourism is threatening the water supply, and a new Trump development could be the worst offender yet in this perfect balance.
Authorities on the Indonesian resort island of Bali will issue new rules on visiting Hindu temples, a Hindu leader said Wednesday, after disrespectful behaviour by foreign tourists sparked anger among the faithful.
It seems like bad news is springing up from many major economies. Although it's too early to talk of a doomsday scenario, the risks should no longer be ignored, says DW's Henrik Böhme.
With its stunning beaches, the Indonesian island of Bali draws tourists from around the world. But plastics are spoiling the view, spurring locals to take action — from production to disposal.
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