The death toll from floods and landslides in Indonesia has risen to at least 66 people, as the country’s authorities warned residents of more heavy downpours in the coming days.
Emergency response team LPPM IPB University sends temporary aids to flood victims in Nanggung, Bogor
IPB University will be involved in the rehabilitation, reconstruction and community assistance in the aftermath of the flood disaster in the Nanggung District, Bogor.
Pillars of fire and smoke from bushfires are tarnishing Australia’s reputation for pristine vistas abounding in wildlife and wreaking havoc on tourism, operators say.
Soldiers and health workers sprayed Indonesia’s capital with disinfectant on Sunday to fend off possible diseases spread by massive flooding that has killed 60 people and affected hundreds of thousands.
A spate of recent tiger attacks on farmers in Indonesia’s South Sumatra province has renewed calls from experts to protect wildlife habitats from development projects.
Indonesia’s Supreme Court has struck down a regulation that allowed activities by plantation companies in protected forest areas.
Nine people have died as heavy monsoon rains lashed the Indonesian capital and nearby cities since New Year’s Eve, triggering the worst flooding in almost seven years.
Dr. Protschky traced changing representations of human suffering at the acute phase of natural disasters, from the late nineteenth into the twentieth centuries.
Indonesia plans to start a pilot carbon market as soon as next year, part of its effort to meet emission goals under the 2015 Paris Agreement.
Over 900,000 people reported respiratory illnesses, 12 national airports halted operations, and hundreds of schools in Indonesia, Malaysia and Singapore had to temporarily close due to the fires.
Glaciers on a mountain range in Indonesia’s Papua region – and a handful of others in Africa and the Peruvian Andes – are an early warning of what could be in store if they fail.
To achieve its emissions target, the government needs public support and participation. One way to do this is by appealing to the smallest administrations, villages, through the Village Fund.
“[The ministries previously] had various figures before we set the agreed figure. But now we have a standardized [figure].”
Indonesia’s fabled island is running out of water, with monsoon rains delayed and the tourist industry expanding.