The Archipelagic and Island States (AIS) Forum discussed the impacts of imprudent utilization of mangroves during the 1st High Level Meeting (HLM) of the Forum in Badung District, Bali Province.
The people of Rempang and Galang Island, Batam City (Kepri Province) Indonesia, have been living in an atmosphere of anxiety for the last few months.
Malaysia called on neighbour Indonesia and a grouping of Southeast Asian nations to take action as air quality worsens across the country due to fires in Indonesia, its environment minister told Reuters on Thursday.
Indonesia’s Deputy Environment and Forestry Minister Alue Dohong is facing health issues after helping to fight forest and land fires in Kalimantan. Alue, 57, was on the ground in the fire-affected areas from last Friday until Tuesday, assisting with the extinguishing of fires in the Central Kalimantan and South Kalimantan regions.
Endangered Sumatran rhinoceros, the smallest and hairiest species, born in Indonesian conservation area
An endangered Sumatran rhinoceros, the smallest and hairiest of the five extant rhino species, was born in Indonesia last week in a conservation area, the country’s government said.
Indonesia has kicked off its maiden trade in carbon credits, with the aim of creating a market to fund cuts in greenhouse gas emissions and become a major participant in the global carbon trade.
The Indonesia Stock Exchange (IDX) launched a carbon trading bourse, as the coal-dependent country seeks to mobilize market incentives to support its emission cut targets.
The Ministry of Environment and Forestry (KLHK) will soon establish a standard for air quality measuring devices. This is to ensure that the public receives accurate air quality information.
There is already an existing solution to some of Jakarta’s urban pollution woes, but this requires the present government to more seriously revive and maintain the city’s much-needed green spaces.
Pemerintah perlu menetapkan baku mutu kualitas udara sesuai dengan standar terbaru dari WHO untuk mengatasi pencemaran udara di Jabodetabek. Ketentuan saat ini masih di bawah standar WHO.
Residents of a province near Jakarta have accused the World Bank Group of indirectly financing the expansion of an enormous coal-fired power plant, saying it would aggravate their health and livelihood problems, environmentalist groups said.
Parts of Indonesia are covered with toxic air pollutants from burning lands and forests as this year’s fire season is intensifying amid the El Niño weather phenomenon, which brings drier conditions.
Residents have been told to move to new houses inland by the end of the month to make way for multibillion-dollar glass factory.
Indonesia, the world’s fourth most populous nation and largest coal producer, has committed to a net-zero future. Great news for the environment? Conservationists are sceptical
According to its government and international donors, Indonesia has finally joined the conversation. Long vilified by conservationists for rainforest logging and palm oil plantations, the nation of 270.6 million people spread across 17,500 islands has committed to ditching fossil fuels for an altogether greener economy.
An additional eight Australian cattle have tested positive to lumpy skin disease after their arrival in Indonesia where the disease is widespread, the Federal Government confirmed yesterday.
Reduction in primary forest loss in Indonesia and Malaysia, as well as Brazil and Colombia, offers hope for tropical forests across the world.