Forest Stewardship Council (FSC) has cut ties with Indonesian palm oil, pulp and paper giant Korindo Group after allegations of deforestation and human rights abuses in the company’s concessions.
An Indonesian court has sentenced disgraced former fisheries minister Edhy Prabowo to five years in jail in relation to a controversial policy to resume exports of lobster larvae.
A close impact assessment of the January 15th, 2021 Sulawesi earthquake demonstrates how human interactions with the environment have contributed to climate change in Indonesia. The 6.2 magnitude earthquake affected individuals, businesses, institutions, and the overall economy in the Majene district of West Sulawesi.
NAIDOC week has just begun and, after several tumultuous years of disasters in Australia, the theme this year is Heal Country. In the last two years, Australia has suffered crippling drought that saw the Darling-Baaka run dry, catastrophic bushfires, and major flooding throughout coastal and inland areas of Australia’s east.
The unmonitored illegal trade in porcupines across Indonesia has prompted calls from conservationists for stricter protection for the species’ population in the wild.
Another big issue concerning the garment industry is the chemical waste discarded during manufacturing. This is most prevalent in Indonesia, which produces 2.4 percent of the planet’s textiles and is one of the countries biggest export industries.
Indonesian startup Green Rebel Foods unveils Asia’s first plant-based whole cut steak to meet growing demand for meat
Two new products, a Beefless Steak and a Chick’n Steak, have been debuted at two of the leading steakhouse dining chains in the country in order to help bridge the growing demand for beef and chicken.
Indonesia aims to sell only electric cars and motorcycles by 2050 to replace vehicles powered by combustion engines, the country’s energy minister said on Monday, as the Southeast Asian country seeks to reduce its carbon emissions.
A report has found inefficient processing, storage, transportation, as well as wastage at the consumer’s level have led Indonesia to throw away around 23 to 48 million metric tons of food every year.
Indonesia’s EV plans will open new trade and commercial opportunities for Australia’s services.
The Indigenous Lom people of Tuing hamlet have been guarding their area from the environmental dangers of mining activity for centuries; theirs is the only hamlet left in their community still free from tin mines.
Indonesia’s energy and mineral resources ministry has raised the country’s target to generate electricity from new and renewable energy (EBT) from 30pc to 48pc, which includes co-firing coal with biomass.
Indonesia says it will begin retiring coal-fired power plants for good — while still continuing to build more than a hundred new ones, in the latest mixed message from one of the last coal-friendly countries in the world.
Top thermal coal exporter Indonesia is planning to retire its coal-fired power plants gradually, in a phased move towards becoming carbon neutral, Read more
Experts have criticized Indonesian President Joko Widodo for not announcing a more ambitious climate target at last month’s leaders’ summit called by U.S. President Joe Biden.
What are ‘internal waves’ that possibly sank the Indonesian sub? If you’ve ever suffered plane turbulence, you’ve been inside one
Last week might have been the first time you ever heard of “internal waves” — the phenomenon suspected of causing the tragic sinking of the Indonesian submarine KRI Nanggala the previous week, resulting in the deaths of the 53 crew members.