Main Program | Precious Peatlands

26 Oct 2019 10:15 - 11:30
/ 4-Day or 1-Day Main Program Pass
NEKA Museum. Jl. Raya Sanggingan (Google Maps)

Indonesia has 36% of the world’s tropical peatlands. Home to tens of thousands of endangered species, and more effective at storing carbon than forests, this crucial habitat is under severe threat. Join our panel to learn about peatlands conservation, protection, and restoration efforts, as well as how literature plays a role in connecting humans with nature.

Supported by Pantau Gambut and WRI Indonesia.

Indonesia memiliki 36% dari lahan gambut tropis dunia. Merupakan rumah bagi puluhan ribu spesies yang terancam punah, dan lebih efektif dalam menyimpan karbon dibandingkan hutan, habitat penting ini berada di bawah ancaman parah. Bergabunglah dengan panel kami untuk mempelajari tentang upaya konservasi, perlindungan, dan restorasi lahan gambut, serta bagaimana sastra berperan dalam menghubungkan manusia dengan alam.

Didukung oleh Pantau Gambut dan WRI Indonesia.  



Saras Dewi

Saras Dewi is a Balinese poet, activist and academic. She is a lecturer at Universitas Indonesia, teaching on themes of ecofeminism, ecological philosophy, Eastern philosophy, philosophy of literature and phenomenology. …

Butet Manurung

Butet Manurung graduated from Padjadjaran University in Indonesian Anthropology and Literature and holds a Master of Anthropology from the Australian National University. She founded the Orang Rimba education program in …

Nirarta Samadhi

Dr Nirarta “Koni” Samadhi is Director of World Resources Institute (WRI) Indonesia. Previously Deputy V of the Presidential Work Unit for Development Supervision and Control (UKP4), he worked with WRI …

I Wayan Juniarta

I Wayan Juniarta is a journalist who finds solace in crafting essays after a tragically failed attempt at poetry. His first and probably last book, Bungklang-Bungkling, records the hilarity and …

Nirwan Dewanto

Nirwan Dewanto is a poet, essayist, editor and curator renowned in Indonesia’s literary circles for his critical stance toward nationalist-populist sentiment in literary works. He is a two-time winner of …

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