Environment & Natural Disasters
June 27, 2020
June 26, 2020
Adam Prireza, Jakarta – The Jakarta provincial administration disseminated information on the ban on plastic bags at 116 supermarkets across seven sub-districts of Tanjung Priok, North
June 25, 2020
Alya Nurbaiti, Jakarta – The Central Jakarta District Court has issued on Tuesday an interlocutory decision that it has jurisdiction to preside over the air pollution lawsuit filed by
June 24, 2020
Ghina Ghaliya, Jakarta – The House of Representatives has initiated a revision to the Law No.
June 16, 2020
June 12, 2020
Jakarta – The Bone River in Gorontalo breached its banks on Thursday, inundating swaths of Bone Bolango regency as well as the northern part of Gorontalo city.
June 11, 2020
Ivany Atina Arbi, Jakarta – Activists have lambasted the Central Jakarta District Court's decision to postpone the interlocutory hearing of the landmark air pollution lawsuit they file
June 10, 2020
Jakarta – The Indonesian Forum for the Environment (Walhi) has rejected an invitation to attend a public hearing with the House of Representative's (DPR) Legislative Body (Baleg) to di
June 9, 2020
Jakarta – The Meteorology, Climatology and Geophysics Agency (BMKG) has urged people to prepare for the dry season, expected to peak in August, although it is expected to be less sever
May 27, 2020
Tri Indah Oktavianti, Jakarta – Residents in some parts of archipelago, including those in Greater Jakarta, have experienced stiflingly hot temperatures over the past five days as Indo
Jakarta – A number of flood-affected residents in Samarinda, East Kalimantan, decided to ask for help on social media when no rescue team had reached their respective areas four days i
May 22, 2020
Apriza Pinandita, Jakarta – Indonesia is set to receive a US$56 million grant from Norway as the first payment for the former's success in reducing deforestation and carbon emissions u
May 18, 2020
May 15, 2020
Jakarta – Heavy rainfall throughout the week has caused floods and landslides in several provinces, as the rainy season is expected to be last longer than initially forecasted.
May 12, 2020
May 10, 2020
May 8, 2020
Jakarta – Two people were killed and four severely injured following a landslide in a quarry in Blimbing village, Rembang regency, Central Java, on Wednesday afternoon.
May 6, 2020
Fajar Pebrianto, Jakarta – Environmental advocacy group Greenpeace criticized President Joko "Jokowi" Widodo who planned to convert peatlands into rice fields.
May 3, 2020
Antara, Jakarta – Floods triggered by the overflowing of the Barito River have submerged eight of the nine sub-districts in North Barito District, Central Kalimantan.
Antara, Jakarta – Floods have submerged 21,888 houses in five sub-districts of Bandung District, West Java since Thursday (April 30, 2020), affecting 81,088 residents (24,898 families)
May 1, 2020
Arya Dipa and Ardila Syakriah, Jakarta and Bandung – Fifteen years have passed since an avalanche of waste at Leuwigajah landfill in Cimahi, West Java, killed at least 147 people – a t