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September 22, 2022

Jakarta Post - September 22, 2022

Theresia Sufa, Bogor – The Bogor regency's environmental agency has reported heavy pollution in Cileungsi River, which has been a source of raw water for the regency and the Bekasi city

September 18, 2022

Reuters - September 18, 2022

Michael Taylor, Demak, Central Java – In a coastal community on Central Java, villagers must constantly take soil and stones to local graveyards to secure the resting places of their de

September 15, 2022

Tempo - September 15, 2022
Nabila Nurshafira, Jakarta – Minister of Finance Sri Mulyani in the HSBC Summit on Wednesday said the climate crisis the world population faces will have a lasting effect far worse than th

September 11, 2022

Reuters - September 11, 2022

Jakarta – About 200 people evacuated to higher ground after an earthquake of magnitude 6.1 struck islands in western Indonesia on Sunday, causing some property damage, the country's dis

September 10, 2022

Agence France-Presse - September 10, 2022

Timika, Indonesia – A strong 6.2-magnitude earthquake jolted a coastal region of Papua in eastern Indonesia on Saturday morning and was followed by two weaker aftershocks minutes later,

September 9, 2022

Agence France-Presse - September 9, 2022

As Indonesia's capital Jakarta grapples with overflowing plastic waste and pollution pours into the sea, one burgeoning business is trying to turn rubbish into revenue.

September 7, 2022

CNN Indonesia - September 7, 2022

Jakarta – Greenpeace Indonesia says that around 93 percent of Jakarta residents are breathing dangerously polluted air with particulate matter content five times the safe limit set by t

September 2, 2022

Tempo - September 2, 2022

Servio Maranda (Bangka Belitung), Pangkalpinang – Commission VII of the House of Representatives (DPR) has urged the Energy and Mineral Resources Ministry (ESDM) to revise the governmen

September 1, 2022

Straits Times - September 1, 2022

Jakarta (Reuters) – Indonesia's wet season is expected to arrive early in most areas of the resource-rich country, with the peak of the rainy season seen occurring in December to Januar

Antara News - September 1, 2022

Muhammad Heriyanto, Raka Adji, Jakarta – Indonesia's climate change losses could reach 40 percent of the gross domestic product (GDP) by 2050, according to the assistant director of Ban

August 29, 2022

Tempo - August 29, 2022

Lani Diana Wijaya, Jakarta – Residents of the Marunda Kepu fishers' village in Jakarta's northern coastal area have undergone a clean water crisis to this day.

August 26, 2022

Tempo - August 26, 2022

M Rosseno Aji, Jakarta – The Indonesian Anticorruption Society (MAKI) reported an alleged smuggling attempt of toxic waste in the region of Riau.

August 25, 2022

JUBI TV - August 25, 2022

Sorong – Due to heavy rains from Monday, August 22, 2022, until Tuesday morning, a landslide claimed two lives in Sorong City, West Papua Province.

August 23, 2022

Tempo - August 23, 2022

Antara, Jakarta – Floods struck Sorong City, West Papua following heavy rains from Monday until early today, August 23, 2022.

August 19, 2022

Jakarta Post - August 19, 2022

Apriadi Gunawan, Medan – Hundreds of homes in six districts of the North Sumatra capital of Medan were inundated with waters up to 1 meter deep following heavy rains early on Thursday.

East Asia Forum - August 19, 2022

Rizky Alif Alvian – As the threat of climate change intensifies in Indonesia, radical activists are weaponising the climate crisis to gain support for their cause.

August 18, 2022

Straits Times - August 18, 2022

Kuala Lumpur (Thomson Reuters Foundation) – From packed mosques during Friday prayers to the classrooms of thousands of Islamic boarding schools, Indonesia's Muslim leaders have been ur

August 16, 2022

Mongabay - August 16, 2022

Tonggo Simangunsong, Medan, Indonesia – On a recent morning in Kampung Nelayan, a village on the northeastern coast of the island of Sumatra, fisherman Heri Gunawan returned home frustr

August 12, 2022

Jakarta Post - August 12, 2022

Theresia Sufa, Bogor– Bima Arya, mayor of Bogor, West Java, said that the administration's move to ban single-use plastic bags in traditional markets faced challenges in its public rece

August 11, 2022

Tempo - August 11, 2022

Antara, Praya – The Meteorology, Climatology, and Geophysics Agency (BMKG) declared alert status for drought in eight regencies and cities of West Nusa Tenggara (NTB) Province due to th

August 10, 2022

Jakarta Globe - August 10, 2022

Jakarta – The residents of Porsea, a subdistrict in Toba, North Sumatra, on Wednesday exchanged waste for groceries in a bazaar taking place at the subdistrict chief office.

Vietnam Plus - August 10, 2022

Jakarta (VNA) – Without the right policies, climate change could cause potential economic damage of up to 544 trillion rupiah (more than 36.6 billion USD) for Indonesia in the 2020-2024

August 2, 2022

Antara News - August 2, 2022

Devi N S R, Mecca Yumna, Jakarta – The National Disaster Mitigation Agency (BNPB) recorded the most flooding events in one week in the period from July 25 to 31, 2022.

August 1, 2022

The Guardian - August 1, 2022

Karen McVeigh and Gemma Holliani Cahya in Jakarta – Five years ago, Unilever announced a "radical recycling" process aimed at tackling a huge waste scourge it helped to create: billions

July 29, 2022

Straits Times - July 29, 2022

Jakarta (Xinhua) – Three people were killed and four others missing as flash floods struck Indonesia's province of Central Sulawesi.

July 28, 2022

Tempo - July 28, 2022

Antara, Jakarta – Residents of Bojong Kulur Village in Gunung Putri, Bogor Regency, complained about the pollution of the Cileungsi River.

Jakarta Post - July 28, 2022

Dio Suhenda, Jakarta – The country's top Muslim leaders have convened to raise awareness about the impacts of the climate crisis and to mobilize support from the country's millions of M

July 26, 2022

Tempo - July 26, 2022

Rachel Farahdiba R, Jakarta – Divers Clean Action (DCA) founder Swietenia Puspa Lestari stated that fast-moving consumer goods (FMCG) producers Unilever, Indofood, and Mayora are the to

July 25, 2022

Jakarta Globe - July 25, 2022

Bali Water, Asia's first sustainable spring water start-up, has formed a strategic partnership with global advertising network Saatchi & Saatchi to launch plant-based bottles and a

July 20, 2022

The Guardian - July 20, 2022

Isabella Kaminski – Residents of an Indonesian island threatened by rising sea levels have begun legal action against the cement producer Holcim.

July 18, 2022

Tempo - July 18, 2022

Antara, Jakarta – Swiss air quality technology company IQ Air on Monday, July 18, ranked the capital city of Jakarta first in the list of cities in Indonesia with the worst pollution by

July 17, 2022

Tempo - July 17, 2022

Antara, Jakarta – The Jakarta Regional Disaster Mitigation Agency (BPBD) reported that 92 neighborhood units (RT) in South, East, and West Jakarta were flooded on account of extreme wea

July 11, 2022

Tempo - July 11, 2022

M Faiz Zaki, Jakarta – The final draft of the Criminal Code Bill (RKUHP) has been written to cover crimes against the environment under Article 1 through to Article 3.

July 6, 2022

Tempo - July 6, 2022

Antara, Jakarta – As transportation accounts for 47 percent of the greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions recorded in the province, the government has decided to impose several vehicle restrict

July 3, 2022

Tempo - July 3, 2022

Antara, Jakarta – Floods inundated 4,550 houses in Bengkulu city and three districts in Bengkulu province due to incessant and heavy rainfall over the past few days, according to the pr

June 29, 2022

Tempo - June 29, 2022

Mutia Yuantisya, Jakarta – The National Human Rights Commission or Komnas HAM called on the Indonesian government to immediately take action on the fate of citizens at the Immigration D

Mongabay - June 29, 2022

Hans Nicholas Jong, Jakarta – Jakarta's recent episode of world-beating air pollution has highlighted what activists describe as belligerent inaction by the Indonesian government to add

June 23, 2022

Tempo - June 23, 2022

Jakarta – The Jakarta Environment Office has urged Jakarta residents to wear masks, especially when venturing outside their homes, as part of anticipatory measures against the recent de

Tempo - June 23, 2022

Jakarta (Antara) – As the capital city of Jakarta celebrates its 495th anniversary, the University of Indonesia (UI) student executive body (BEM) reminded the public that the city still

June 21, 2022

Jakarta Post - June 21, 2022

Annisa Mu'awanah Sukmawati and Puji Utomo (360info), Yogyakarta – Indonesia holds 6 percent of the world's water potential – fresh water that can be used directly for daily human needs.

CNN Indonesia - June 21, 2022

Jakarta – The Jakarta Legal Aid Foundation (LBH) says that the presence of 21 coal fired power stations (PLTU) in nearby Banten province is contributing to the poor air quality in Jakar

June 20, 2022

Coconuts Jakarta - June 20, 2022

Say goodbye to the pandemic lull and hello to the fine particulates we get to inhale in Jakarta as life all but returns to full swing in the capital.

Tempo - June 20, 2022

Jakarta (Antara) – The latest data from IQAir, an international apex body monitoring air quality, has ranked the capital city of Jakarta as the most polluted city in the world by scorin

June 15, 2022

Tempo - June 15, 2022

Nadiyah Dzakirah, Td, Jakarta – Environmental activists on Wednesday, June 15, rallied in front of the Indonesia Convention Exhibition (ICE), calling for a halt to the production of pla

May 24, 2022

May 19, 2022

Jakarta Post - May 19, 2022

Apriadi Gunawan, Medan – The alert level for North Sumatra's Mount Sinabung has been lowered from siaga (watch), or level three of the country's four-tiered alert system, to level two,

May 9, 2022

Antara News - May 9, 2022

Desi Purnamawati, Resinta S, Jakarta – The Meteorology, Climatology, and Geophysics Agency (BMKG) reminded the public to be aware of hot temperatures during the daytime until mid-May 20

Tempo - May 9, 2022

Zacharias Wuragil, Jakarta – Two regions in Indonesia in the first seven days of May recorded the highest air temperatures that measuring up to 36.1 degrees celsius, which the Meteorolo

Jakarta Globe - May 9, 2022

Yudha Baskoro, Jakarta – Dust and coal ash are polluting the low-cost apartment complex of Rusunawa Marunda in Cilincing, North Jakarta.

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