GLOBAL WARMING THREATENS SMALL ISLAND INDONESIA

Global warming is giving a serious threat to the small islands in Indonesia. The most feared impact of global warming is sinking small islands in Indonesia. In fact, Indonesia with more than 13,000 islands, most of which are small islands.

 Global warming is increasing the average temperature of the atmosphere, the earth, and the sea. This warming caused by increased concentrations of greenhouse gases due to human activities such as burning fossil fuels and deforestation.

 One of the effects of global warming is the melting of permafrost in polar. The melting of polar ice lead to rising sea levels. Sea level is higher can drown small islands in Indonesia.

Raja Ampat Islands with many small islands that come under threat of global warming

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UNIQUE LIFE OF RAJA AMPAT COMMUNITY

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The native people of Raja Ampat is composed of many indigenous tribes. The indigenous tribes there who inhabit the region and the Raja Ampat archipelago since hundreds years ago, migrated from other islands in the region around Raja Ampat. In the book Profile Hobbies Travel Raja Ampat, West Papua, a book published by the Department of Culture and Tourism of Raja Ampat, given that there are at least 12 indigenous tribes who currently inhabit the islands of Raja Ampat.

Like the lyrics of a song written by Frankie Sahilatua (deceased) entitled “I’m Papua” that is often sung by the artist from Papua Edo Kondologit, characteristic of Native Raja Ampat islands are like our brothers who came from Papua is black and curly hair.

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GET THE RIGHT TRIP FROM THE RIGHT PERCEPTION OF RAJA AMPAT

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“I wanna stay for one or two night in Raja Ampat and I wanna see Wayag, Phonemo, Hidden Bay, Kaliraja…….”.

That’s the most common statement or questions from guests who came to Raja Ampat, without getting sufficient info or perception of Raja Ampat. Raja Ampat Doberai Eco Resort experiences almost every month receiving those kind of guests who come to Raja Ampat without doing any sufficient research even from internet. For me as local it is ironic, since most of those typical guests are local tourists.

Before coming to Raja Ampat most of the guests thought that Raja Ampat is just like Bali, where they can easily go everywhere by riding taxi, or simply renting a car or motorcycle or even by just bicycling.

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