Jakarta Exhibit Showcases Kalimantan’s Woven Art

Kalimantan, the third-largest island in the world, is one of Indonesia’s last untamed frontiers, Jakarta Globe reported. Home to some of the world’s oldest rainforests, Kalimantan’s extensive biodiversity and ecosystem provide the island’s Dayak people with their primary source of... more »

Traces of Sumatran rhino found in Kalimantan

The World Wildlife Fund (WWF) Indonesia monitoring team found fresh rhino-like trails while monitoring orangutan activity in Kutai Barat, East Kalimantan, the Jakarta Post reported. To confirm the finding, WWF-Indonesia in cooperation with the Kutai Barat administration’s forestry department, University... more »

Keeping Banjar Dance Alive

Kalimantan is not only home to diamonds, orangutans, coal and the indigenous Dayaks — it also boasts a mask dance that has been practiced for more than six centuries, Jakarta Globe reported news. Around 130 kilometers north of Banjarmasin, the... more »
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