In the centre of the vast Indonesian archipelago – hundreds of giant lizards roam Rinca Island. The Komodo dragon – or Komodo monitor – is the world’s largest and heaviest lizard. Fossils indicate they have ancient origins dating back millions of years.
Communities living along Indonesia’s Cisadane river have reported seeing a constant stream of COVID-19 medical waste, such as syringes, face masks and hazmat suits, washing up on the banks of the river.
In his speech, Prof. Nasih said that the inauguration was an important step for officials towards completing the mandate until 2025. He hoped that the vice deans and vice directors could carry out the mandate well and bring prosperity to the community.
Indonesia is entering the eighth month of the COVID-19 pandemic. Its myriad of impacts have shifted the focus of local governments to respond to, recover from and prevent the spread of the pandemic, to a certain extent at the expense of progress on the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).
Since Susi Pudjiastuti left her post atop the Indonesian Ministry of Marine Affairs and Fisheries in 2019, the nation’s fisheries policy has undergone major changes.
Indonesia was ranked 70th out of 117 qualifying countries by the Global Hunger Index in 2019, and the pandemic threatens to make Read more
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.