Australian crocodile observer Chris Wilson decided to bow out and return to his home country on Saturday.
Having joined the Jakarta firefighter squad right after graduating high school, Jumadi, 34, said fires no longer intimidated him. Stepping into a life-threatening situation to save people’s lives is a noble job.
Rudi Hartono struggled to persuade residents of his small coastal community of Parepare to follow his example and pick up rubbish strewn on the streets and beaches.
Scientists led by Arum Setiawan recognized a rather odd-looking baby rabbit for sale on a WhatsApp group that they had infiltrated in Indonesia.
The Australians flew from their outback to join a special rescue team formed by BKSDA Central Sulawesi and the Environment and Forestry Ministry.
Tourists to lodges along the Kinabatangan River catch glimpses of Borneo’s “Big Five”: orangutan, proboscis monkey, pygmy elephant, rhinoceros hornbill, and estuarine crocodile.
Joko Widodo, speaking in Bahasa Indonesia, said Australia and Indonesia needed to become anchors for sustainable development and environmental protection across the region.
Indonesia, Southeast Asia’s most populous nation, expects its electricity needs to almost double in the next 10 years. But its heavy reliance on fossil fuels, means it may offset the rest of the region’s positive growth toward renewable energy.
The Australian government said it was deeply grateful to Indonesia for its commitment to send more than 30 military engineers to support the fight against the bushfires.
Universitas Hasanuddin, as one of the top universities in Indonesia, continues to encourage its contribution to realising responsibility towards the community and environment.
The Indonesian office the WWF has expressed shock at the termination of its forest conservation partnership with the country’s environment ministry, three years before it was due to expire.
“I’m investigating whether the complete removal of [offshore] infrastructure may pose significant consequence and risk to the environment and fisheries.”
Institut Teknologi Sepuluh Nopember (ITS) Geophysical Engineering Department students have published a scientific paper that discusses the importance of the geophysical approach in disaster management.
By 2040, we aim to achieve a plastic pollution-free Indonesia – one that embodies the principle of the circular economy, in which plastics will go on to have a new life.