Antara, Jakarta – The National Disaster Mitigation Agency (BNPB) Head Ganip Warsito said Indonesia with its various disaster potentials deserves to be called a laboratory of disaster, i
Environment & Natural Disasters
October 21, 2021
Abdi Purmono (Contributor), Jakarta – Heavy rains across Malang City of East Java led to flooding, submerging at least 230 houses and disrupting roads in Blimbing, Purwantoro, and Bunul
October 20, 2021
Basten Gokkon, Jakarta – Conservation groups are calling on the Asian Development Bank to tighten its scrutiny of a road project it plans to fund in Indonesian Borneo that may pose risk
October 19, 2021
Konradus Epa, Jakarta – Interreligious groups in Indonesia have held a series of demonstrations outside churches and mosques in Jakarta calling on the government to commit to addressing
October 18, 2021
Christina Schonleber, Jakarta – Both at home and abroad, plastic waste is a mounting problem that is not going to disappear on its own.
Antara, Jakarta – Rainfall in the moderate to heavy intensity that had lashed many parts of Samarinda City, East Kalimantan since the early hours of today, October 18, resulted in flood
October 16, 2021
Denpasar – A moderately strong earthquake and an aftershock hit Indonesia's resort island of Bali early Saturday, killing at least three people and destroying dozens of homes.
October 15, 2021
Kiki Siregar, Jakarta – A recent study showing that the waters of Jakarta Bay contain high levels of paracetamol has sparked concern over the impacts on people and marine life.
October 13, 2021
Dyna Rochmyaningsih – Seventeen years ago, botanist Miriam van Heist of Wageningen University and a team of local collaborators set out to explore plant diversity in the Foja Mountains
October 8, 2021
Moh Khory Alfarizi, Jakarta – Sustainable Nature Foundation (ASRI) volunteer and health consultant Alvi Muldani on Thursday said Jakarta's air quality was considered poor as the city's
Josa Lukman – Indonesia has around 3.36 million hectares of mangrove ecosystem, and the largest mangrove in the world.
October 4, 2021
Scientists are scratching their heads having to explain how Jakarta's coastal waters became contaminated with paracetamol, as has been discovered in a recent environmental study.
October 1, 2021
Adam Prireza, Jakarta – The Jakarta Legal Aid Institute (LBH Jakarta) lawyer Jenny Sirait on Friday found it regrettable that President Joko "Jokowi" Widodo and a number of State Minist
Tifa Asrianti, Jakarta – President Joko "Jokowi" Widodo planted mangroves with members of the local community at Raja Kecik Beach, Muntai Barat village, Bengkalis regency, Riau, on Sept
Padang, Indonesia (AFP) – Seven people were killed in a landslide triggered by torrential storms on the Indonesian island of Sumatra, the authorities said, as they warned continuing rai
September 22, 2021
Binoy Kampmark – It seems utterly beyond debate but acknowledging legal rights to clean hair has assumed the makings of a slow march over the years.
September 17, 2021
Jamal A Nashr, Semarang – The Central Java Police have named two persons suspected of polluting Bengawan Solo River.
Moh Khory Alfarizi, Jakarta – The National Research Agency (BRIN) main researcher Eddy Hermawan on Thursday said there are 115 Indonesian islands facing the threat of sinking.
Aisyah Llewellyn, Medan, Indonesia – "I am happy and it was unexpected that we won," Elisa Sutanudjaja told Al Jazeera, after an Indonesian court ruled against President Joko Wid
September 16, 2021
Nivell Rayda, Jakarta – The Central Jakarta district court on Thursday (Sep 16) ordered President Joko Widodo and his administration to tighten regulations and impose greater supervisio
Chris Barrett and Karuni Rompies, Singapore – An Indonesian court has ruled President Joko Widodo and six other government leaders failed to tackle Jakarta's chronic air pollution, in a
September 15, 2021
Aisyah Llewellyn, Medan, Indonesia – The plaintiffs in a landmark air pollution case brought against the authorities in the Indonesian capital of Jakarta hope they may finally hear a de
September 14, 2021
Nick Toscano – Australian energy giant Santos has signed a deal with Timor-Leste authorities to advance a project designed to bury carbon dioxide beneath ageing gas fields in the Timor
September 11, 2021
Jakarta – Indonesia has ended a deal with Norway on cooperation to reduce carbon emissions from deforestation, due to lack of payment, the foreign ministry said in a statement.