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May 8, 2024

Mongabay - May 8, 2024

Falahi Mubarok, Yogi Eka Sahputra, Pulau Seribu, Indonesia – Mustaghfirin unmoors his boat every day in the Thousand Islands archipelago, two hours' sailing from the Jakarta coast, and

May 7, 2024

Mongabay - May 7, 2024

Basten Gokkon, Jakarta – The Indonesian government is resuming a controversial policy of exporting lobster larvae – the latest chapter in an eight-year saga that began over concerns for

April 24, 2024

Tempo - April 24, 2024

Jakarta – The Ministry of Fisheries produced some strange regulations about the cultivation and export of lobsters.

April 11, 2024

Mongabay - April 11, 2024

Riyad Dafhi Rizki, Sembilan Island, Indonesia – Until recently, skippers on this island relied on their day's catch of grouper, mackerel and snapper tipping the scales at around 50 kilo

April 2, 2024

Tempo - April 2, 2024

Jakarta – The issuing of two regulations concerning the extraction of sea sand gives an even clearer impression of the character of the Joko Widodo regime, which favors protecting the b

March 19, 2024

Jakarta Post - March 19, 2024

Ruth Dea Juwita, Jakarta – The Maritime Affairs and Fisheries Ministry has announced areas permitted for sea sand mining, inviting businesses to apply for licenses to conduct the activi

March 13, 2024

Agence France-Presse - March 13, 2024

Jakarta – Eleven fishermen survived after three days at sea clinging to their capsized boat, rescuers said Wednesday as they searched for at least 22 crew still missing after the weeken

March 8, 2024

Tempo - March 8, 2024

Annisa Febiola, Jakarta – The People's Coalition for Fisheries Justice (Kiara) and the Indonesian Forum for the Environment (Walhi) say that the marine areas in East Java is threatened

March 6, 2024

Mongabay - March 6, 2024

Basten Gokkon, Jakarta – Indonesia is developing a satellite constellation to beef up monitoring of its marine and fisheries resources with the maiden launch of a nanosatellite schedule

February 28, 2024

The Japan News - February 28, 2024

Daisuke Kawakami, Tokyo – Chinese ships continue to appear in Indonesia's exclusive economic zone (EEZ) around the Natuna Islands in the northern part of the country in the South China

February 22, 2024

Mongabay - February 22, 2024

Basten Gokkon, Jakarta – The Indonesian government's efforts to tackle illegal fishing in its vast waters have had the unintended consequence of driving an increase in maritime piracy,

February 8, 2024

Mongabay - February 8, 2024

Asad Asnawi, Lamongan, Indonesia – Wawan has traded in stingrays for years out of the port in Lamongan, a district in Indonesia's East Java province.

January 31, 2024

January 30, 2024

Mongabay - January 30, 2024

Basten Gokkon, Jakarta – The Indonesian government has invited Turkish investors to help develop an offshore tuna farm in the country's eastern Papua region, which it aims to turn into

January 24, 2024

Mongabay - January 24, 2024

Moh. Tamimi, Pekalongan, Indonesia – For decades, Sobirin provided for his family by picking flowers here on the north coast of Indonesia's Java Island.

January 22, 2024

Jakarta Post Editorial - January 22, 2024

Jakarta – On Jan.

January 19, 2024

Tabloid Jubi - January 19, 2024

Jayapura, Jubi – A pioneer ship has successfully docked in Umar Bay and Yaur Village, Nabire Regency, Central Papua a few days ago.

January 16, 2024

Ekuatorial - January 16, 2024

The giant sea wall is a false solution to the climate crisis and accelerates the ecological degradation of the land and waters of Java Island.

January 8, 2024

Jakarta Post - January 8, 2024

Jakarta – The government is working on an agreement with Taiwan to protect Indonesian migrant fishers amid increasing cases of human rights violations against them.

January 5, 2024

Tempo - January 5, 2024

Ninis Chairunnisa, Jakarta – Java stingaree, one of Indonesia's endemic animals was declared extinct in December.

December 29, 2023

Jakarta Post - December 29, 2023

Jakarta – Presidential candidate Anies Baswedan promised to provide a sufficient supply of subsidized diesel fuel for fishermen and make it easier for them to obtain licenses during a c

December 19, 2023

Mongabay - December 19, 2023

Cassie Freund – Indonesia's shark and ray trade is highly regulated but poorly monitored, opening the door for illegal activity alongside the legal sale and purchase of these fish and t

Tempo - December 19, 2023

Yohanes Maharso, Amelia Rahima, Jakarta – Indonesian Minister of Maritime Affairs and Fisheries (KKP) Sakti Wahyu Trenggono said the government was considering lifting the ban on the ex

December 18, 2023

Radio Free Asia - December 18, 2023

Subel Rai Bhandari, Atauro Island, Timor-Leste – Donning a weathered diving mask, Manuel Gamboa comes ashore after four hours in the sea, visibly weary from the early morning catch with

December 17, 2023

Mongabay - December 17, 2023

Basten Gokkon, Jakarta – The Indonesian government has postponed the enforcement of a new fisheries policy that drew little support from fishers and widespread criticism from experts an

December 8, 2023

Mongabay - December 8, 2023

Basten Gokkon, Jakarta – As the 2024 start date looms for Indonesia's controversial new quota-based fisheries policy, experts and watchdogs continue to flag what they say are fundamenta

November 21, 2023

Mongabay - November 21, 2023

Basten Gokkon, Jakarta – Indonesia has launched a climate mitigation plan focusing on the country's seagrass meadows, an overlooked ecosystem that ranks among the most efficient carbon

November 11, 2023

Tabloid Jubi - November 11, 2023

Manokwari, Jubi – Hundreds of local fishermen protested at the West Papua Marine and Fisheries Office on Thursday (9/11/2023).

October 31, 2023

Mongabay - October 31, 2023

Asad Asnawi, West Sumbawa, Indonesia – More than a decade ago, Amiruddin would climb aboard a small fishing boat under the cover of night armed with around 10 bombs.

Mongabay - October 31, 2023

Basten Gokkon, Jakarta – The wild populations that sustain a significant Indonesian fishery are more depleted than the government had estimated, as highlighted by a recent scientific st

October 20, 2023

Mongabay - October 20, 2023

Basten Gokkon, Jakarta – The Indonesian fisheries ministry is considering once again allowing exports of lobster larvae, a controversial policy that landed the former minister in jail f

October 3, 2023

Mongabay - October 3, 2023

Jaka Hendra Baittri, South Pagai, Indonesia – A white coastal beacon stood in place against the surf as gales hurtled across the Indian Ocean here off South Pagai, one of the Mentawai I

September 21, 2023

Jakarta Globe - September 21, 2023

Jayanty Nada Shofa, Jakarta – Indonesia has just inked a global pact in which it pledges to protect marine biodiversity in the international high seas, which makes up almost two-thirds

September 13, 2023

Mongabay - September 13, 2023

Basten Gokkon, Jakarta – In early September, a whale shark washed up on a beach in the Indonesian province of West Java.

September 7, 2023

August 28, 2023

August 23, 2023

Mongabay - August 23, 2023

Yogi Eka Sahputra, Batam, Indonesia – Indonesian authorities have called on their counterparts in neighboring Singapore to crack down the illegal lobster larvae trade, given that the ci

August 21, 2023

Agence-France Presse - August 21, 2023

Jakarta – Rescuers have ended their search for a missing crew member one week after a boat with seven on board hit bad weather off Sumatra island, officials said Monday.

August 16, 2023

Mongabay - August 16, 2023

Basten Gokkon, Jakarta – A quota-based fisheries management system that the Indonesian government introduced earlier this year has already run up against opposition for undermining the

August 13, 2023

Jakarta Globe - August 13, 2023

Chandra Kurnia, Cirebon.

August 8, 2023

August 2, 2023

Mongabay - August 2, 2023

Basten Gokkon, Jakarta – Uncontrolled burning of plastic waste on Indonesian beaches has given rise to plastic-rock hybrids that deposit in and may pollute coastal ecosystems and fisher

July 24, 2023

Agence-France Presse - July 24, 2023

Jakarta – At least 15 people were killed on Monday after a wooden boat sank off the coast of Southeast Sulawesi, search and rescue officials said, adding that all missing passengers had

July 22, 2023

Tempo - July 22, 2023

Amy Heppy, Jakarta – The Indonesian government is campaigning for the support of International Maritime Organization (IMO) state members to be re-elected as members of IMO Council Categ

July 13, 2023

Tempo - July 13, 2023

Antara, Jakarta – The Jakarta Maritime Affairs Agency assessed that the piles of garbage covering Muara Angke Mangrove Forest in Penjaringan, North Jakarta originated from neighboring r

July 11, 2023

Reuters - July 11, 2023

Jakarta – Indonesia's coast guard said on Tuesday it seized an Iranian-flagged supertanker suspected of involvement in the illegal transshipment of crude oil, and vowed to toughen marit

The Conversation - July 11, 2023

Lucentezza Napitupulu and Smita Tanaya, Jakarta – The world depends on the ocean to meet increasing demands for food, income, energy and minerals and transportation.

July 9, 2023

Mongabay - July 9, 2023

Basten Gokkon, Sarjan Lahay, Gorontalo, Indonesia – Marine and fisheries activists in Indonesia are ramping up their calls for the revocation of a new government regulation allowing the

July 6, 2023

Tempo - July 6, 2023

Riani Sanusi Putri, Jakarta – Director General of Foreign Trade at the Trade Ministry, Budi Santoso, emphasized that the export of sea sand is still prohibited albeit Government Regulat

July 5, 2023

Jakarta Globe - July 5, 2023

Celvin Sipahutar, Jakarta – Indonesia is planning to establish a coast guard to bolster maritime border security and effectively combat smuggling and other illicit activities, Chief Sec