Category: BEYOND

2022 World Ocean Day Celebration in Kiabu
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2022 World Ocean Day Celebration in Kiabu

To celebrate the annual World Ocean Day that falls on June 8, this year we and the LOKA KKPN Pekanbaru held a three-day event in Kiabu Village for the schoolchildren in Kiabu Village. The event was an extension of our KELAUT (Nature and Marine Class) activity under the Marine Conservation program that aims to educate...

Four Simple Ideas to Upcycle Textile Waste
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Four Simple Ideas to Upcycle Textile Waste

Ever wonder what to do with all of your unused, old clothes at home? Donating is one way to prevent them from going into landfills while also helping those in need. Another way is by upcycling them into new products, this is a fun activity that you can do at home using only simple tools and basic sewing skills. Below we show you some creative upcycling ideas:

A Small Group of Women  in Kiabu Leading the Drive Towards Cleaner Village
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A Small Group of Women in Kiabu Leading the Drive Towards Cleaner Village

Part of the waste management program is educating and raising the community’s awareness on types of waste, waste sorting at home and waste problems. Through this community-based approach members of Komunitas Kiabu Bersih, and the village, gain an understanding of why inorganic waste like plastics, rubber and electronics should not be dumped into the ocean, a harmful practice they used to do in the past.

Creating the First Marine Debris Database in Anambas Islands
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Creating the First Marine Debris Database in Anambas Islands

There are many different variations of marine debris we have discovered to date, ranging from food wrappers, plastic bottles to styrofoam, some are even decades old. We quite often also find discarded nets, fishing gears and life vests that have been left abandoned in the ocean by irresponsible fishermen.

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