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May 3, 2022

Mongabay - May 3, 2022

Basten Gokkon, West Yensawai, Indonesia – Linani Arifin says she never thought the flapping seagrass growing along the beach in her hometown in Indonesia's Raja Ampat archipelago would

April 26, 2022

Agence France-Presse - April 26, 2022

Jakarta – Indonesia raised the alert status for the offspring of the infamous Krakatau volcano to its second highest level on Monday, a day after it erupted and spewed a towering ash cl

April 22, 2022

Channel News Asia - April 22, 2022

Kiki Siregar, Jakarta – Primary school students in Indonesia are taught that the country has something significant, a tropical glacier in Papua's Jayawijaya mountains which is the only

April 15, 2022

Mongabay - April 15, 2022

Basten Gokkon, Jakarta – Indonesia, a top greenhouse gas emitter, will need far more than the international funding it has already been promised if it's to achieve its carbon reduction

April 14, 2022

Tempo - April 14, 2022

Maria Fransisca Lahur, Jakarta – An environmental community that is concerned about air quality Bicara Udara discovered microplastics in the air that Jakartans breathe.

April 7, 2022

Mongabay - April 7, 2022

Gafar Abdullah, Sumenep, Indonesia – A coal barge that ran aground in the sea off the Indonesian island of Java remains stuck there, having already spilled much of its cargo and disrupt

April 3, 2022

SBS News - April 3, 2022

In April last year, heavy rainfalls from Cyclone Seroja caused flash flooding and landslides across Timor-Leste, destroying tens of thousands of homes and killing 48 people, with 14 sti

March 30, 2022

Tempo - March 30, 2022

Ahmad Fikri, Bandung – West Java Governor Ridwan Kamil inaugurated reinvented toilet dubbed Torang (toilet daur ulang) that is developed near Citarum River, in Pasirluyu, Bandung City.

March 25, 2022

Jakarta Post - March 25, 2022

Rimar Andhika, Jakarta – One of Indonesia's most famous mountain peaks will lose its snow soon according to Indonesia's Meteorological, Climatological, and Geophysical Agency (BMKG).

March 18, 2022

Straits Times - March 18, 2022

Jakarta (Reuters) – Indonesia's weather agency said on Friday (March 18) rainfall in the resource-rich country will normalise this year after a wet 2021, but the dry season will start l

March 10, 2022

Agence France-Presse - March 10, 2022

Yogyakarta – Mount Merapi unleashed a torrent of hot clouds, turning the sky a fiery red, as molten lava flowed down its slopes on Thursday with the eruption forcing over 250 people to

March 2, 2022

Tempo - March 2, 2022

Joniansyah (Contributor), Jakarta – Floods hit 12 sub-districts and 22 villages of Banten Province following extreme rainfall on Monday night, Feb.

Tempo - March 2, 2022

Antara, Jakarta – The Regional Disaster Mitigation Agency of Pamekasan, East Java, confirmed that 6,329 families were evacuated after floods hit the regency on Tuesday morning, March 1.

March 1, 2022

Jakarta Globe - March 1, 2022

Jakarta – The Tangerang city government is gearing up to build a waste-to-energy plant, as the project saw positive responses from various stakeholders.

February 28, 2022

Associated Press - February 28, 2022

Rescuers on Indonesia's Sumatra island have retrieved more bodies after a strong earthquake two days ago, raising the death toll to 11 while another 400 were injured and thousands displ

February 27, 2022

Tempo - February 27, 2022

Antara, Jakarta – A flood triggered by incessant heavy rains over the last two days displaced hundreds of residents of Alue Ie Mirah Village, Indra Makmur Sub-district, East Aceh Distri

February 26, 2022

Agence France-Presse - February 26, 2022

Padang, West Sumatra – Rescue teams in West Sumatra were searching Saturday for six people still missing after a strong earthquake rocked the island a day earlier, killing at least eigh

February 25, 2022

Reuters - February 25, 2022

Jakarta – A magnitude 6.1 earthquake struck inland near the western coast of Sumatra on Friday, killing at least two people and causing tremors that were felt in neighboring Singapore a

February 11, 2022

Jakarta Globe - February 11, 2022

Jayanty Nada Shofa, Jakarta – Indonesia recently expressed its optimism that it would achieve its goal of 32.5 million hectares of marine protected areas by 2030.

February 5, 2022

The Conversation - February 5, 2022

Pamela Nilan and Gregorius Ragil Wibawanto – Our study of young environmental activists in Indonesia found that Muslim youth activists based their environmentalism firmly on their knowl

February 1, 2022

Tempo - February 1, 2022

Antara, Jakarta – The Indonesian Forum for the Environment (WALHI) has called for a more comprehensive policy involving various aspects for mitigation and adaptation to address the impa

January 27, 2022

Macao Post - January 27, 2022

Dili – The cost of recovery from the severe damage caused by Tropical Cyclone Seroja in East Timor in April 2021 could exceed US$420 million, but rebuilding offers the opportunity for s

January 19, 2022

Tempo - January 19, 2022

Moh Khory Alfarizi, Jakarta – The 6.6 magnitude earthquake that struck Indonesia's Banten Province on January 14 damaged 3,078 houses.

Antara News - January 19, 2022

Dewa W, Kenzu T, Jakarta – At least 815 West Jakarta residents were evacuated after their houses were inundated by floodwaters reaching a height of up to one meter, the Jakarta Disaster

January 18, 2022

New Mandala - January 18, 2022

Quah Say Jye – Southeast Asia is especially exposed to the deluge of consequences that climate change brings.

January 15, 2022

Jakarta Post - January 15, 2022

A Muh Ibnu Aqil, Jakarta – Hundreds of buildings, including houses, places of worships and community health centers (Puskesmas), were damaged in a 6.6 magnitude earthquake that struck t

January 14, 2022

Channel News Asia - January 14, 2022

Kiki Siregar, Jakarta – Thousands of fish have died in the past few weeks in Indonesia's Lake Maninjau, West Sumatra, highlighting both the environmental as well as human factors in con

January 13, 2022

Tempo - January 13, 2022

Antara, Jakarta – Severe floodings of up to three meters in Banjar Regency, South Kalimantan Province, submerged at least 2,008 houses on Wednesday, Jan. 12.

January 12, 2022

Mongbay - January 12, 2022

Hans Nicholas Jong, Jakarta – Environmental activists have cautiously welcomed the Indonesian government's move to revoke hundreds of permits for logging, plantations and mines, calling

January 11, 2022

Antara News - January 11, 2022

Khaerul Izan, Fardah, Cirebon, West Java – Floods inundated 698 houses in two villages in Cirebon District, West Java Province, according to the Regional Disaster Mitigation Office (BPB

Mongabay - January 11, 2022

Warief Djajanto Basorie – Recovering Together, Recovering Stronger.

January 10, 2022

Tempo - January 10, 2022

Antara, Jakarta – At least 440 houses in Jember Regency, East Java were inundated following flash floods that hit the area on Sunday afternoon, Jan. 9.

Asia News - January 10, 2022

Mathias Hariyadi, Jakarta – At least eight people have died in the heavy floods that have hit Jayapura, capital of the province of Papua, in the far east of the Indonesian archipelago.

Tabloid JUBI - January 10, 2022

Jayapura, Jubi – A thunderstorm hit Jayapura City and its surrounding areas from Wednesday to Friday, 5-7 January, 2022, causing a number of places in Jayapura to be inundated by floods

January 7, 2022

Tempo - January 7, 2022

Tempo.Co, Jakarta – The National Disaster Mitigation Agency (BNPB) announced flooding struck the city of Jayapura in Papua on Thursday, January 6, 2022 at 10:00 p.m. local time.

UCA News - January 7, 2022

Ryan Dagur, Jakarta – Floods and landslides in Jayapura, capital of Papua province, have killed seven people and displaced hundreds.

January 5, 2022

Agence France-Presse - January 5, 2022

Banda Aceh – About 24,000 people have been evacuated and two children killed in floods on Sumatra island, officials said Tuesday, with environmental campaigners blaming deforestation fo

January 3, 2022

Tempo - January 3, 2022

Antara, Jakarta – A number of villages in the Lumajang Regency, East Java, were been inundated by cold lava floods from Mount Semeru on Sunday evening which destroyed the emergency brid

December 30, 2021

Jakarta Post Editorial - December 30, 2021

Jakarta – As we remember those who perished in the Boxing Day tsunami that devastated Aceh and affected neighboring countries near and far 17 years ago, Southeast Asia once again is mar

December 27, 2021

Jakarta Post - December 27, 2021

Nur Janti, Jakarta – Heavy rainfall over the past few days has caused flooding and landslides in several areas of South Sumatra and Riau, killing at least two people and affecting hundr

December 20, 2021

Tempo - December 20, 2021

Antara, Jakarta – Floods swamped five hamlets in Tiku Lima Jorong Village in Tanjungmutiara Sub-district, Agam District, West Sumatra Province, isolating at least 4,000 villagers as the

December 19, 2021

Reuters - December 19, 2021

Lumajang, East Java – Semeru volcano on Java island erupted early on Sunday spewing a two km (1.24 miles) high ash column, prompting authorities to warn people to stay away from the eru

December 14, 2021

Reuters - December 14, 2021

Maumere, East Nusa Tenggara – A powerful 7.4-magnitude earthquake struck eastern Indonesia on Tuesday triggering a tsunami warning, the meteorological department said, but there was no

Jakarta Globe - December 14, 2021

Jakarta – A magnitude 7.5 earthquake was reported 95 kilometers north of Maumere, East Nusa Tenggara, at 10:13 a.m., the Meteorology, Climatology and Geophysics Agency, or BMKG, said on

December 12, 2021

Straits Times - December 12, 2021

Linda Yulisman, Jakarta – Haunted by trauma, survivors of the deadly Mount Semeru eruption earlier this month in Lumajang, East Java, are hoping for a relocation of their settlement to

December 11, 2021

Channel News Asia - December 11, 2021

Nivell Rayda, Bandung, Indonesia – As Rahmat Sutrisno descended the slope of the Citarum riverbank, he could not help but grin.

December 10, 2021

Reuters - December 10, 2021

Kate Lamb, Stanley Widianto and Prastyo Wardoyo, Jakarta – In the wake of the deadly Semeru eruption in Lumajang, East Java, the entwined bodies of a mother and daughter encased in molt

December 9, 2021

Agence France-Presse - December 9, 2021

Lumajang, East Java – The death toll from the eruption of Mount Semeru has risen to 39, authorities said Wednesday, as rescuers scrambled to retrieve more bodies under the threat of fur

December 8, 2021

Tempo - December 8, 2021

Dewi Nurita, Jakarta – President Joko "Jokowi" Widodo outlined a number of solutions offered by the government for preventing floods in Sintang Regency of West Kalimantan.