A semi-submerged house close to the village of Bedono, on Java island, in Indonesia. The area has become an eco-tourism destination highlighting the dangers of coastal erosion and rising sea levels. Photo: Antony Dickson

Climate change tourism: Indonesian village that sank offers grim lesson in the dangers of coastal erosion

  • On the northern coast of Java island, large parts of a village have sunk since the 1990s and more than 500 families have been forced to evacuate
  • As villagers plant mangroves and build sea defences, the drowned homes have become an eco-tourism destination, offering visitors a grim learning experience
Topic |   Asia travel

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A semi-submerged house close to the village of Bedono, on Java island, in Indonesia. The area has become an eco-tourism destination highlighting the dangers of coastal erosion and rising sea levels. Photo: Antony Dickson
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