Indonesia has the world’s second-largest tropical forest, the fastest deforestation rate, and the third-largest contributor of greenhouse gas emissions. Also home to the greatest marine biodiversity on the planet, the government is taking the lead in coral conservation. Indonesia has the world’s largest Muslim population.
Sorrowful Mysteries: Intentions for Indonesia
1. That democratic institutions may strengthen and deepen.
2. That the nation find the will to address the discrimination and exploitation that was a feature of its past.
3. That government and society grow in transparency and accountability.
4. That civil society find the voice to fight corruption.
5. That forest resources be soundly managed and wildlife protected.