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Bali’s stunning rice terraces offer clues to sustainable water use


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Bali’s stunning rice terraces offer clues to sustainable water use

Environment 4 December 2019 By Bethan Ackerley David Lazar Photographer David Lazar NESTLED in the shadow of Bali’s Mount Agung, these serene terraces in Karangasem have produced rice for centuries using a sustainable irrigation system called subak. Advertisement As climate change drives water scarcity globally, subak is inspiring sustainable design. This stunning image appears in…

Bali’s stunning rice terraces offer clues to sustainable water use


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4 December 2019

By Bethan Ackerley

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David Lazar

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NESTLED in the shadow of Bali’s Mount Agung, these serene terraces in Karangasem have produced rice for centuries using a sustainable irrigation system called subak.

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As climate change drives water scarcity globally, subak is inspiring sustainable design. This stunning image appears in Lo-TEK: Design by radical indigenism, a book by Julia Watson in which she calls for greater recognition of subak and other indigenous technologies as models of sustainability.

Subak began over a thousand ago. Then, water temples were built near mountains and rivers, and …

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