(Love the Environment in Bahasa Indonesian), is a Non-Governmental
Organization (NGO) on Gili Air, Lombok, Indonesia.
aim is to protect the island’s natural treasures and to create a
sustainable way of development.
Air is one of the three small islands (Gilis) just off the coast of
North-west Lombok. The Gilis are becoming an increasingly popular
destination for tourists who want to experience the beauty of these
coral fringed islands.
growing number of tourists and the subsequent development on Gili
Air has led to increased pressure on both the island’s resources
the marine life surrounding the island.
Cinta Lingkungan is a local initiative that initially started by
cleaning up the island, the NGO
the collection of garbage which was
paid for with a small fee from
local business owners.
2012 Cinta Lingkungan created a working group of interested parties
which will provide a common base for several initiatives (ongoing,
new and planned) which aim to protect Gili Air and its inhabitants.
main points of focus for the working group are:
Reef restoration, mooring buoys, turtle conservation and research.
Recycle, reduce, reuse.
Improve facilities and teaching methods.
Improve facilities (AED, oxygen kit, more medicines, larger clinic),
give additional training for human health care and animal health
care (focus on cats and horses)
Promote traditional sports, handicrafts etc