https://www.reuters.com/article/uk-health-coronavirus-indonesia-seaweed-idUKKBN26M43J

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NUSA LEMBONGAN, Indonesia (Reuters) - Before the coronavirus pandemic took its grip on Indonesia, the pristine beaches of Lembongan island lapped by the Indian Ocean were dotted with sunbathing tourists from across the globe. Slideshow ( 4 images ). Now, with many visitors gone and the economy in tatters, locals are often seen carrying baskets laden with seaweed up the shore amid a shift back to former ways of making a living. “I feel sad because we lost our jobs and now we have to start from scratch,” said I Gede Darma Putra, 43, a native of Lembongan, who used to guide tourists as a dive master. Like many locals on this speck of an island about 50 km (30 miles) off Bali, he and his wife ... Full story

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