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October 21, 2021

Tempo - October 21, 2021

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

Tempo - 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

Mongabay - 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

UCA News - 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

Straits Times - 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.

Tempo - October 18, 2021

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

Associated Press - 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

Channel News Asia - 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

Science - 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

Tempo - 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

Jakarta Post - October 8, 2021

Josa Lukman – Indonesia has around 3.36 million hectares of mangrove ecosystem, and the largest mangrove in the world.

October 4, 2021

Coconuts Jakarta - 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

Tempo - 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

Jakarta Post - October 1, 2021

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

Straits Times - October 1, 2021

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

Eurasia Review - 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

Tempo - September 17, 2021

Jamal A Nashr, Semarang – The Central Java Police have named two persons suspected of polluting Bengawan Solo River.

Tempo - September 17, 2021

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.

Al Jazeera - September 17, 2021

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

Channel News Asia - 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

Sydney Morning Herald - September 16, 2021

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

Al Jazeera - 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

Sydney Morning Herald - 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

Reuters - 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.