The Ocean: the world’s largest habitat

  The Ocean: the world’s largest habitat   Connect yourself to the depths of the ocean, where there are no waves. The deeper you go, the more you’ll find stillness,

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Teak: Indonesia’s Precious Wood

TEAK WOOD INDONESIA’S PRECIOUS RESOURCE PUBLISHED ON GILI LIFE Wood is a fascinating material, unparalleled in its beauty and functionality. Whether burnt for heat, carved for construction or worshipped as

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Seasons in Indonesia

SEASONS IN INDONESIA Equatorial climate at its best     Published on Gili Life Covering over 5,000 km, Indonesia is one of the largest archipelagoes in the world, with thousands

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In Città

IN CITTA’   In città si trova chi non si e’ mai mosso, e anche chi non si e’ mai fermato. In città c’e’ chi cresce, chi invecchia e chi

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Sustainable holidays – Earthship in West Sumbawa

  SUSTAINABLE HOLIDAYS – EARTHSHIP IN WEST SUMBAWA   Published on Bali&Beyond Photos by NabilGandhi.com and Fakeye It is 11pm and the light goes off. The electricity supply for the

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Reef life

REEF LIFE   Published on Gili Life Connections and Relations in the Coral Reef Coral reefs are some of the most diverse and productive ecosystems in the world, supporting an

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The Moon

THE MOON Published on Gili Life Time and tide wait for no man – Geoffrey Chaucer STRUCK BY THE MOON The transition from the brightness of a full moon to

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Sustainable Travel: Take only Pictures, Leave only Footprints

SUSTAINABLE TRAVEL: TAKE ONLY PICTURES, LEAVE ONLY FOOTPRINTS Sustainable Travel is the management of all resources in such a way that economic, social, and aesthetic needs can be fulfilled while

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A data trove to support a hoped-for shark sanctuary in Indonesia

The sun is rising behind Mount Rinjani as a group of divers boards a boat to Shark Point, a spot popular among sea turtles and reef sharks on the north side of this small island in the Gili Matra marine preserve. They are going on a survey dive to record sightings of the sea creatures, with the hope this data will support the effort to establish Indonesia’s first shark sanctuary — a fully protected marine area where all commercial fishing, possession and trade of shark species and their products are prohibited.

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6 ENDEMIC ANIMALS OF INDONESIA 

Komodo dragon Native of Komodo, Flores, it is a protected species and the largest living lizard. It is also a fierce predator; the toxins in its saliva cause their victims

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