New research off the coast of Indonesia suggests that manta rays and whale sharks are eating an unwanted garnish: an alarming amount of plastic waste.
Study of chicken egg samples reveals presence of dangerous chemical compounds around areas where waste is dumped.
In addition to listening to scientists and young activists like Greta, another influential group that is speaking out more about the environment are religious groups.
Direct elections in Aru had delivered a leader that prioritised the interests of a private investor above those of his constituents. For democracy to prevail, civil society needs to step in.
Indonesia’s plan to relocate its capital to East Kalimantan in Borneo has engendered much debate, but few have examined the potential military and strategic implications of the move.
One ASX listed oil explorer involved in Indonesia is Bass Oil, which rose 50 per cent this morning with news of strong oil flows on its first test well – Bunian 5.
Indonesian authorities will make their first attempt at in vitro fertilization of a Sumatran rhino, aiming to boost the critically endangered species’ gene pool in the process.
Indonesia-focussed gold developer, Nusantara Resources, has secrued the right to fully extinguish the third-party royalty arrangements over future gold production from its operation on Sulawesi Island.