Drones, volcanoes and the ‘computerization’ of the Earth

by Adam Fish, Lancaster University The eruption of the Agung volcano in Bali, Indonesia has been devastating, particularly for the 55,000 local people who have had to leave their homes and move into shelters. It has also played havoc with the flights in and out of the island, leaving people stranded while the experts try to ...

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OPINION: Should you still travel to Bali while Mount Agung volcano threatens to erupt?

OPINION: Should you still travel to Bali while Mount Agung volcano threatens to erupt?

With Bali’s Mount Agung volcano at a level IV, red status, the big question everyone seems to be asking right now is “Should I still travel to Bali?”. While...

‘A wife’s nightmare in Bali sheds light on Indonesia’s hidden domestic violence epidemic’

‘A wife’s nightmare in Bali sheds light on Indonesia’s hidden domestic violence epidemic’

“Putu’s family constantly talked her out of [getting a divorce]. They asked her to stay. The last time she asked them permission to get a divorce was just last week, and...


 

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