Environmental experts say Indonesia’s capital relocation will not solve problems in Jakarta, only create other ones in the new capital.
The bulk of Jakarta’s population simply cannot afford to pay to have rubbish taken away. Would you feed your child or have garbage taken away?
Working around the clock, thousands of firefighters are struggling to contain smog-belching blazes raging across rainforests and farmland in Indonesia…
“The Indonesian government has been systematically trying to resolve this to the best of its ability. Not all smog is from Indonesia,” said Indonesia’s environment minister, Siti Nurbaya Bakar…
To prevent premature deaths from toxic haze, we developed a new online tool to provide decision-makers with information to protect people living downwind from the fires.
More than 2,500 hotspots scattered throughout Southeast Asia were detected in the past week, Indonesia’s weather agency said on Sunday, citing satellite data.
“This is our home,” she said. “This is my birthplace. We have brought up our children and grandchildren here. We don’t want to leave and we will fight if we have to.”
Coastal areas are in dire condition, reports the Oceanography Program of Institut Teknologi Bandung. This is a result not only of human activities but also climate change.