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Bali: The tropical Indonesian island that is running out of water

Indonesia's fabled island is running out of water, with monsoon rains delayed and the tourist industry expanding.

Denpasar, Bali – The people of Bali have shared water resources through “subak” – a sophisticated irrigation system that diverts water from channel to rice field and back – since the…

  • Ian Lloyd Neubauer
  • Al Jazeera

More than just a means to water crops, subak is a manifestation of the Balinese Hindu philosophy of harmony between people, nature and the spiritual realm.

But the diversion of…

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