Indigenous Knowledge, Water Resources and Sea Turtle Conservation in Bali

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Pura Taman Ayun is one of water temples in enlisted in the UNESCO’s World Cultural Heritage in 2012.
Pura Taman Ayun is one of water temples in enlisted in the UNESCO’s World Cultural Heritage in 2012.
Local beach rangers will voluntarily work during a night shift to collect turtle eggs from the turtle nest on the beach before destruction from human beings and pests
Local beach rangers will voluntarily work during a night shift to collect turtle eggs from the turtle nest on the beach before destruction from human beings and pests
Worshiping Hindu gods many times a day, is the way of life in Bali
Worshiping Hindu gods many times a day, is the way of life in Bali
Kuta beach in Bali Island is the nesting area for sea turtles drifting from the deeper sea to raise eggs on the beach ground during April-October. The area has grown & urbanized. Consequently, destruction of the ground and turtle eggs is the result.
Kuta beach in Bali Island is the nesting area for sea turtles drifting from the deeper sea to raise eggs on the beach ground during April-October. The area has grown & urbanized. Consequently, destruction of the ground and turtle eggs is the result.
Baby turtle
Baby turtle
Surveying a course of streams
Surveying a course of streams
be submerged in water for aquatic adaptation
be submerged in water for aquatic adaptation
Subak water management system allocates water to irrigate rice terraces in the hills
Subak water management system allocates water to irrigate rice terraces in the hills

About

Permitted during the growing season (April-October), the program will take place in Bali island, Indonesia. It is opened for internees, volunteers, and/or trainees to learn & experience with local people & their indigenous knowledge in turtle conservation on Kuta beach (a nesting place of sea turtles), and water allocation & irrigation system for rice field or Subak. Since the 9TH century, Subak had been tested and developed following the concept of Tri Hita Karana in that the harmony of the realm of spirit, the human and nature are connected to effectively support agriculture especially rice terraces or rice field. During the internship period, a basic Concept of local knowledge according to the availability of water and sea turtle conservation will be raised to participants. Then you will be learnt local water authority & governance meanwhile be experienced in sea turtle conservation.

Highlights
  • Indigenous Knowledge, Water Resource, Subak, UNESCO, Water allocation, Irrigation, Rice terrace, Sea turtle Conservation, Bali

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