Conservation officials in Indonesia have deplored the cutting up of a dugong that had died in a stranding incident this week, with its body parts reportedly destined for use in traditional medicine.
Construction on an Indonesian tourism project dubbed “Jurassic Park” on social media will continue, the southeast Asian country’s Environment Ministry said on August 5, despite UNESCO warnings the plans could have a negative environmental impact.
The Marine Affairs and Fisheries Ministry (KKP) has targeted the National Fish Barn (LIN) Program to contribute Rp3.71 trillion each year to non-tax revenues (PNBP) owing to the vast potential in the fisheries sector.
Indonesia is optimistic of reaching a net zero emissions target by 2060 or sooner, a senior minister said on Tuesday, after the government submitted updated nationally determined climate goals to the United Nations.
The Australia Indonesia Centre is delighted at this announcement as it follows on from the work of one of its earliest collaborative research efforts and a relationship built with provincial leaders.
For people living in coastal areas, mangroves are not just mere plants. Mangroves, which grow on the coastline and river mouths, serve as a barrier to seawater abrasion and reduce the risk of floods. They are the guardians of local homes and livelihoods.
Forest Stewardship Council (FSC) has cut ties with Indonesian palm oil, pulp and paper giant Korindo Group after allegations of deforestation and human rights abuses in the company’s concessions.
An Indonesian court has sentenced disgraced former fisheries minister Edhy Prabowo to five years in jail in relation to a controversial policy to resume exports of lobster larvae.
A close impact assessment of the January 15th, 2021 Sulawesi earthquake demonstrates how human interactions with the environment have contributed to climate change in Indonesia. The 6.2 magnitude earthquake affected individuals, businesses, institutions, and the overall economy in the Majene district of West Sulawesi.
NAIDOC week has just begun and, after several tumultuous years of disasters in Australia, the theme this year is Heal Country. In the last two years, Australia has suffered crippling drought that saw the Darling-Baaka run dry, catastrophic bushfires, and major flooding throughout coastal and inland areas of Australia’s east.
The unmonitored illegal trade in porcupines across Indonesia has prompted calls from conservationists for stricter protection for the species’ population in the wild.
Another big issue concerning the garment industry is the chemical waste discarded during manufacturing. This is most prevalent in Indonesia, which produces 2.4 percent of the planet’s textiles and is one of the countries biggest export industries.
Indonesian startup Green Rebel Foods unveils Asia’s first plant-based whole cut steak to meet growing demand for meat
Two new products, a Beefless Steak and a Chick’n Steak, have been debuted at two of the leading steakhouse dining chains in the country in order to help bridge the growing demand for beef and chicken.
Indonesia aims to sell only electric cars and motorcycles by 2050 to replace vehicles powered by combustion engines, the country’s energy minister said on Monday, as the Southeast Asian country seeks to reduce its carbon emissions.
A report has found inefficient processing, storage, transportation, as well as wastage at the consumer’s level have led Indonesia to throw away around 23 to 48 million metric tons of food every year.