Bali Discovery Tours: Homepage
Bali Hotels, Bali Villas and Bali News from
Home Bali Contact Bali Practicalities Bali News Bali Services Bali Transportation Bali Sports Bali Excursions Bali Villas Bali Hotels
Home · News · Bali's Rising Oceans
Bali Hotels, Bali Villas and Bali News from
Bali Hotels
Bali Villas
Special Deals!
MICE Handling
Bali Excursions
Culinary - Dining
Guided Tour
Bali Spas
Bali Sports
Bali Transportation
Car Rental - Selft Drive
Private Jet Charter
Bali News
Bali Services
Bali Practicalities
Bali Contact
Bali Career
Bali Update
Subscribe to our free weekly newsletter!
PATA header
PATA Gold Award 2007
Bali Update
PATA Gold Award Winner 2007
Bali Contact
Bali Discovery Tours
Komplek Pertokoan
Sanur Raya No. 27
Jl. By Pass Ngurah Rai,
Sanur, Bali, Indonesia

++62 361 286 283

++62 361 286 284

U.S.A. Fax:(toll free)

U.K. Fax:

Australian Fax:

++62 812 3819724

Bali Discovery

Bali News

Bali's Rising Oceans

Is Bali Threatened by Global Change and Rising Sea Levels?

Bali News: Bali, Indonesia, Bali Environmental Agency, BLH, Endro Tjahono, Anak Agung Gede Sastrawan, Climate Change, Rising Oceans
Click Image to Enlarge


The Bali Environmental Agency (BLH) has revealed that research, based on observations over the past 100 years, show  the world's ocean levels have increased 7 centimeters, including the seas surrounding Bali.

The head of the BLH in Bali, Anak Agung Gede Sastrawan, warned rising seas will threaten many parts of Bali over the coming decades. Saying he had forgotten the specific measurements, but insisted Bali's oceans are rising rapidly. Sastrawan said: "If we compare with last year and the year before that, it's clearly higher. The exact figure I have forgotten. What's clear is that the oceans are rising."

Quoted by VIVAnews, proof of the rising seas is proven by the abrasion and erosion occurring along almost every beach in Bali. He blames the rising seas on changing global climate conditions and the rapid melting of the arctic ice pack.

Sastrawan elaborated: "Let's now talk about drowning yet, that hasn't happened. So, at this point we need to avoid the negative impact of rising oceans with steps that can be taken to prevent these things from happening."

Separately, the head of the data and information from the Bali Meteorology, Climate and Geophysics Department (BKMG), Endro Tjahono, has conducted inspections of Bali's dams, levees, lakes and rivers. His office is also working with the Japanese government to prepare a disaster vulnerability map for Bali.

Said Tjahono: "This survey has been performed to understand the real potential for Bali  'sinking' beneath rising seas. In order to meet the challenges of sinking, the Japanese and the BKMG continue to conduct research."

© Bali Discovery Tours. Articles may be quoted and reproduced if attributed to


Bali News by Bali Update
Subscribe to the Bali Update
Receive the latest news from Bali by email!

Our [Privacy Statement] explains how we handle the data you are providing.

Bali News by Bali Update
Explore the Archive of the Bali Update
Find related articles in our news archive!

or try to use Google Search :

Home · Bali Hotels · Bali Villas · Bali Excursions · Bali Sports · Bali News · Site Map · RSS

Bali News: More News
Me and My Guitar
West Bali Police Send Home 18 Punkers on a Personal Sojourn in Bali
Passport to a Clean Bureaucracy
Indonesian Immigration Service Joins the Anti-Corruption Campaign
Welcoming the Ultra-rich to Indonesia
Indonesia Eases the Rules for the Visits by Private Yachts and Private Aircraft to Indonesia
Those in Knead
Bali Culinary Professionals Teach Bali Orphans How to Bake
A Galactic Calamity
Garuda Indonesia Ban Samsung Galaxy 7 Smart Phones from all Flights
Copping it for Murdering a Copper
David Taylor and Sara Connor Headed for Day in Court in Murder of a Balinese Policeman
Seeking New Connections
Provincial and Regency Sources Scramble to Raise Fund to Replace Pedestrian Bridge Between Nusa Lembongan and Nusa Ceningan
A Very Bad Exchange
French Exchange Student Arrested in Bali for Stealing a Motorcycle
Snake or Lizard?
Strange Reptile that Visited Bali Policeman’s Home Has People Wondering: Is it a Snake or a Lizard?
Under Suspicion Again
Bali Police Acted Outside the Law in Halting Property Fraud Investigation Against Actor Jeremy Thomas
Trip the Light Fantastic
Tango in Paradise – Masters of Dance to Perform in Bali Saturday, November 26, 2016
RIP: Sri Pitono: 1964-2016
Veteran Bali Travel Industry Member Sri Pitono Dies at Age 52
All [News]!