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.
My experience and knowledge, and the experiences of all minorities, matter, even when those perspectives feel insignificant because of all the extra effort to make people understand.
The goal is to create new businesses in the community, namely grouper nurseries that can improve employment, community income and the regional economy.
Travel restrictions allowed illegal deforestation to flourish in Indonesia – and government plans to cut environmental protections raise fears for the future.
The Australia-ASEAN Power Link may be the most ambitious renewable energy project underway anywhere.
Planting crops, building wells: Local volunteers take the lead to prevent yearly peatland fires in Indonesia’s Riau
The community is guided by the local government and Indonesia’s Peatland Restoration Agency (BRG) which gave them training and funding and administrative assistance.
Local fishers have opposed the Sulawesi development, saying it will damage the ecosystem that they depend on for their livelihood.
The University of Queensland has become one of Australia’s first universities to successfully make the switch to 100 per cent renewables, following the official opening of the 64MW Warwick solar farm.