The activity was part of the Green Charity for Flowery ITS event, held to celebrate World Movement Million Trees. The planting took place at ITS Alumni Park on 10 January 2020.
According to the Director of Seameo Biotrop, the selection of appropriate types of plants — namely eucalyptus, ylang, nutmeg and citronella — can reduce the risk of erosion, landslides, and floods.
Floods are a global problem. Other neighbouring mega-cities such as Bangkok in Thailand, and Manilla in the Philippines also face escalating costs from flood in the future.
Stop talking about Anies vs Basuki, let’s get on with more important things in flood mitigation: Experts
Experts on urban planning and flood mitigation have urged the public to engage in a healthier, more comprehensive discussion about flood mitigation instead of riding on a political spat.
Indonesia’s sinking capital of Jakarta and the surrounding areas have been inundated with rain, triggering landslides and floods that have killed dozens of people.
The Annuqayah Islamic boarding school in Madura has been involved in various environmental protection projects. The school has now initiated a program to develop herbal medicine through local methods.
Researchers found 10 new species and subspecies of songbirds off the coast of Sulawesi, with distinct songs and genetics from known birds.