What targets has the Indonesian government set for itself, how were these targets formulated, and did they change as a result of COP-26? Is the government united in its response to climate change? And does Indonesia have the capacity to implement its climate change response framework?
A recent analysis of the legal wildlife trade in the last 46 years puts Indonesia, a biodiversity hotspot in Southeast Asia, among the top 10 exporters of live animals.
Haunted by trauma, survivors of the deadly Mount Semeru eruption earlier this month in Lumajang, East Java, are hoping for a relocation of their settlement to avert recurrent danger.
Every day, the factory Mohamad Lutfi runs in East Java turns 50 tonnes of plastic waste into pallets.
The controversy emerged after Greenpeace critiqued Indonesia’s deforestation policies and the criticism was said to be untrue.
In the face of the ecological disaster partly caused by throwing away nappies, an Australian couple is attempting to prompt change by working with a village near West Papua’s largest city.
Indonesia is one of the most disaster-prone countries in the world. Perched on the Pacific “Ring of Fire,” it is home to 76 active volcanoes. In recent years, tsunamis have pounded the shores of North Sumatra, Sulawesi and West Java.
Three out of five provinces in Kalimantan have been hit by floods, triggered by deforestation and changing climate, over the past month, adding into the latest list of natural disasters that have struck the region this year.
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Indonesia’s foreign minister on Thursday defended her country’s objection to a global deforestation pledge made last week, promising during a visit by her British counterpart to “walk the talk” on climate commitments.
Researchers at Java’s IPB University say Indonesia is doing more to restore coral reefs than any other country on Earth.
Indonesia’s environment minister has dismissed as “inappropriate and unfair” a global plan to end deforestation by 2030, days after her country, home to a third of the world’s rainforests, joined 127 other nations in making the deforestation pledge.
Thousands of people, youth especially, are calling for Indonesia and countries around the world to live up to their commitments on climate change.