Prof. Ir. Panut Mulyono, M.Eng., D.Eng., as UGM Chancellor, has allowed becoming one of the speakers at the 6th International (Virtual) Workshop on UI GreenMetric World University Rankings (IWGM 2020).
Faculty of Fisheries and Marine Sciences trains vocational school students in Madura to process fishery products properly
One of the goals of the university is to apply the Tri Dharma of Higher Education. One of them is community service (pengmas).
The Indonesian government is doubling down on a plan to establish large-scale agricultural plantations across the country, in a move that threatens widespread deforestation and the disenfranchisement of smallholder farmers.
A wide-ranging deregulation bill passed in Indonesia this week downgrades a key legal provision used by authorities to sue plantation firms for the fires that spread across the nation’s peatlands almost every year, blanketing Indonesia and its neighbors in a choking haze.
Economists and activists are urging Indonesia not to overlook climate change in its poverty reduction efforts amid the COVID-19 pandemic, as looming climate crises could exacerbate poverty in the long run.
Thirty-five global investors managing $4.1 trillion in assets have warned Indonesia’s government that its job creation bill passed by parliament on Monday poses new risks.
A letter from 35 investors said “While we recognise the necessity for reform… we have concerns about the negative impact of certain environmental protection measures”.
Critics say the sweeping measure near passage in Parliament would lead to greater deforestation and the loss of worker protections.
Research led by UWA has revealed that human activity has created a breeding ground for viruses such as COVID-19, and there may be an even deadlier pandemic on the horizon.
Humans will follow many other species to extinction if scientists do not find the funding and the platform they need to change the path we are on, warns Nobel Laureate Professor Peter Doherty.
Self-sufficiency in food, sometimes via ambitious projects, has long been a target for Indonesian politicians, given the country is a top importer of wheat and rice.
Indonesia’s extensive mangroves could be one of the cheapest ways of reducing carbon emissions, according to scientists. [Video]
For the last two months, two young friends have been collecting plastic trash in their Jakarta neighbourhood in exchange for wifi access.
Researchers have called for producers to take greater responsibility for managing the waste generated by their products, and for a transition to a circular economy.