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ASRI Teens Reflect on Landfill Pollution in Indonesia

On July 29, ASRI Teens traveled to Pampang Harapan Village to visit the landfill and reflect on waste and landfill pollution. The following features two students’ reflections on this visit. Nisa Azharani, 15 years old My trip today started from home to the ASRI Clinic to meet my friends, then … Read More

Greenprints: Sam Jennings, @littlegreenlives

In the first of our Greenprints series, Health In Harmony interviewed Sam Jennings, creator of Little Green Lives! Read on to learn more about her work in the environmentalist field, focused on reducing her family’s environmental impact. How did you get interested in environmental work? Five years ago, while living … Read More

Dr. Paramita’s Journey to Bukit Baka Bukit Raya

Recently, ASRI added a new member to the medical team at Bukit Baka Bukit Raya (BBBR): Dr. Paramita! We are honored to have had the opportunity to interview her and learn more about her background. We hope you enjoy learning about Dr. Paramita as much as we did! Tell us … Read More

Planetary Health Consultant: Dr. Krista Farey

We would like to give a warm welcome to our new Medical Advisor, Dr. Krista Farey. She is joining our team to offer medical oversight and support to our planetary health programs in Indonesia and Madagascar. Dr. Farey has been a volunteer and mentor at ASRI Medical Center for many … Read More

Protecting the Earth starts at home

Do you have an updated, legal will in place to protect your loved ones? If you do, have you included a legacy gift to support your favorite cause? If your answer to either question is no, you’re not alone. Nearly half of all Americans over the age of 55 do … Read More

What Does Planetary Health Mean to You?

We interviewed the members of our Executive Director’s Advisory Group: Dr. Alex Domingo, Dr. Monica Nirmala, and Jeremy Pivor. We asked them to share how their time at ASRI impacted their personal and professional lives. We also asked each member of the team to explain what planetary health means to … Read More

Welcoming Yohanes, BBBR’s Project Program Manager

Yohanes Ginting is the new Project Program Manager at our replication site in Indonesia, near Bukit Baka Bukit Raya National Park. He will be working on the implementation of three main concepts at ASRI: Providing affordable health services to the community Stopping illegal logging activities, promoting forest restoration and sustainable … Read More

Chainsaw Buyback as Stimulus for the Rainforest

As a part of Health In Harmony’s Conservation Stimulus Package to address the pandemic, we are ramping up efforts to buy back chainsaws. This package provides former loggers with financial support to create or grow their own sustainable businesses. In Pangkalan Jihing, three loggers recently participated in our Chainsaw Buyback … Read More

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