Bali Discovery Tours: Homepage
Bali Hotels, Bali Villas and Bali News from balidiscovery.com
Home Bali Contact Bali Practicalities Bali News Bali Services Bali Transportation Bali Sports Bali Excursions Bali Villas Bali Hotels
Home · News · Environmentalists Sound Warning on Tourism Development
Bali Hotels, Bali Villas and Bali News from balidiscovery.com
Bali Hotels
Bali Villas
Special Deals!
Packages
MICE Handling
Bali Excursions
Culinary - Dining
Guided Tour
Bali Spas
Bali Sports
Diving
Golf
Bali Transportation
Car Rental - Selft Drive
Private Jet Charter
Bali News
Bali Services
Bali Practicalities
Bali Contact
Bali Career
Home
 
Bali Update
Subscribe to our free weekly newsletter!
 
PATA header
PATA Gold Award 2007
Bali Update
PATA Gold Award Winner 2007
 
Bali Contact
Bali Discovery Tours
Komplek Pertokoan
Sanur Raya No. 27
Jl. By Pass Ngurah Rai,
Sanur, Bali, Indonesia

Tel:
++62 361 286 283

Fax:
++62 361 286 284

U.S.A. Fax:(toll free)
1-800-506-8633

U.K. Fax:
++44-20-7000-1235

Australian Fax:
++61-2-94750419

24h:
++62 812 3819724

Bali Discovery

SITE PATA ASITA
Bali News

Environmentalists Sound Warning on Tourism Development

WALHI Calls for Public Involvement in Approval Process for New Villas and Hotels.


Bali News:
Click Image to Enlarge

(5/18/2008)

WALHI - the Indonesian Environmental Forum has joined a growing chorus calling for more control and greater deliberation on the rapid expansion of Bali's hotel and villa industry.

As reported by the National News Agency Antara, the Chairman of the Bali WALHI Chapter, Anak Agung Wardana, has written to the Regents of Tabanan, Karangasem and Badung urging restraint in the rapid development of their regions. Hotel project at Wangaya Beta in Tabanan, Padangbai in Karangasem and a villa at Uluwatu in Badung were specifically spotlighted in Wardana's letters to the local provincial chiefs.

Reflecting concerns regularly voiced by many in Bali, Wardana told Antara that the subject projects threaten the local environment in Bali and the natural social order of the Balinese people.

Walhi is also calling on district heads in Bali to be more transparent in granting approval to new tourism projects in Bali, allowing local residents a greater say in deciding which projects gain development approval.

As quoted in Antara, Wardana said: "Under Law No. 23/1997 on the Environment Management and Bylaw No. 4/2005 on Pollution Control and Environmental Destruction, every citizen (is) entitled to obtain correct information on and participate in environmental management."


© Bali Discovery Tours. Articles may be quoted and reproduced if attributed to http://www.balidiscovery.com.

       

 
 
Bali News by Bali Update
Subscribe to the Bali Update
Receive the latest news from Bali by email!



Our [Privacy Statement] explains how we handle the data you are providing.

 
Bali News by Bali Update
Explore the Archive of the Bali Update
Find related articles in our news archive!




or try to use Google Search :

Home · Bali Hotels · Bali Villas · Bali Excursions · Bali Sports · Bali News · Site Map · RSS

Bali News: More News
Ancient Links Shared by India and Bali
Archaeological Discoveries in Bali Reveal a 2,000-Year History of Indian and Balinese Connections
(8/1/2015)
Jumbo Size Fashion in Bali
Elephants Star in Fashion TV Promotional Videos at Bali Elephant Safai Park
(8/1/2015)
Dates Over Lebaran are Dear
Australian Man Loses AU$2,000 on Date with Two Kuta Transvestites
(8/1/2015)
Donít Drink and Die
3 Dead and 1 Hospitalized Following Methanol Poisoning at Kuta Cafe
(7/27/2015)
Where Thereís Smoke . . .
Police Investigating Claim of Police Seeking ĎSpecial Paymentí from Bank Central Asia Official in Connection with Recent Fire in Kuta
(7/27/2015)
Wine as a Spectator Sport
St. Regis Bali Resort and The Laguna, a Luxury Collection Resort and Spa Win Honors from Wine Spectator Magazine
(7/27/2015)
Happy Birthday to You, You Live in a Zoo!
Celebrating National Childrenís Day with Bali Safari and Marine Park
(7/26/2015)
Seeking Relief in High Places
Tourists Complain About Limited Public Toilet Facilities at Kintamani Volcano. Toilets Installed by Government at Georpark Complex Locked and Without Water
(7/26/2015)
Baliís Seeking a New Chief of Police
Bali Police Chief Ronny Sompie Appointed to Civilian Post as Director General of Immigration
(7/26/2015)
Pay at the Door
Bali Collects US$36.9 million in Visa Fees During First Four Months of 2015
(7/26/2015)
New HIV/AIDS Infections up 50% in Three Years
The Majority of New HIV/AIDS Cases in Bali Linked to Heterosexual Contact
(7/26/2015)
After Iím Gone
Outgoing Regent Defends Building Boom for New Hotels But Insists The Building will Stop Once Badung Exceeds its Carrying Capacity
(7/26/2015)
All [News]!