Zairul has been working as a traditional farmer in Telaga Village for 16 years. He is one of the few people in the village who choose this profession where the rest of community opt to become fishermen instead.
A small group of Bawah Reserve guests, including myself, were offered the opportunity to go and see the work of the Bawah Anambas Foundation (BAF) on nearby Telaga.
In 2018 BAF volunteer Alanna Berman was visiting Bawah Reserve when she saw a presentation about the foundation, which at that time was newly established.
Mangroves are important for the sustainability of tropical marine ecosystems as they offer plenty of benefits for the environment and humans.
Educating the local communities to manage their waste responsibly and keeping the ocean clean.
Circular economy is the opposite of the traditional linear economy (take-make-dispose) in which we utilize resources for as long as possible, extract their maximum values while they are usable and recover and regenerate when they reach their end life.