Indonesia Is Sinking: Urgent Need for Systemic Solutions

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[Originally published on Medium]

Indonesia is sinking and my heart weeps salty tears. My partner Mike and I are in the village Timbusloko on Java. Oceanic water drops are wetting my cheeks and this is what I see.

“Soon, the windows will become doors”
— Pak Eko, project leader Wetlands International

So, what can we do? How can we deal with these water problems?



Recently, I got an idea for a practical systemic solutions recipe. The Machete Method. I wrote this article about it.


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