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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.

Reuters - December 8, 2021

Tommy Ardiansyah, Curah Kobokan, East Java – At the foot of Indonesia's Mount Semeru, what is left of the houses along the main village road are covered in a thick layer of hardened vol

December 7, 2021

Agence France-Presse - December 7, 2021

Curah Kobokan, East Java – The death toll from the eruption of Mount Semeru volcano rose to 34 on Tuesday, the national disaster agency said, as aid was rushed to the affected region.

December 6, 2021

The Conversation - December 6, 2021

Mukhlish Jamal Musa Holle – Indonesia can become a significant global player in tackling the climate crisis if it optimises the work of protecting and rehabilitating forests.

The Guardian - December 6, 2021

Guardian staff with agencies – Indonesia's Mount Semeru spewed more ash on Monday, forcing rescuers to suspend the search for survivors as aerial images showed the extent of the devasta

Agence France-Presse - December 6, 2021

Haeril Halim, Lumajang, East Java – Indonesia's Mount Semeru spewed more ash on Monday, hampering the search for survivors as aerial images showed the extent of the devastation unleashe

December 5, 2021

The Guardian - December 5, 2021

Agencies – The death toll from the eruption of the Semeru volcano on Indonesia's Java island has risen to 13, with nearly 100 others injured, the country's disaster mitigation agency ha

Agence France-Presse - December 5, 2021

Juni Kriswanto and Jack Moore, Lumajang, East Java – Surrounded by an apocalyptic scene of molten ash and mud, locals who live in the shadow of Indonesia's Mount Semeru combed through r

Channel News Asia - December 5, 2021

Kiki Siregar, Jakarta – When Indonesian Made Janur Yasa encouraged villagers in his hometown of Tabanan, Bali, to collect plastic waste last year, they came back with 500kg of straws, p

December 3, 2021

CNN Indonesia - December 3, 2021

Jakarta – Indonesian Forum for the Environment (Walhi) Food, Water and Essential Ecosystem Campaign Manager Wahyu Perdana says that this is not the first time that the government has tr

December 1, 2021

Mongabay - December 1, 2021

Basten Gokkon, Jakarta – Having already declared coal ash non-hazardous waste, the Indonesian government now wants to turn it into bricks that will be used for coral transplantation pro

November 30, 2021

Jakarta Globe - November 30, 2021

Grace Natalia Chandra, Jakarta – Indonesia's effort to manage its plastic waste has been hampered with a basic problem for years now: all of its garbage remains unsorted.

November 29, 2021

Tempo - November 29, 2021

Antara, Jakarta – State-owned Enterprises (SOEs) Minister Erick Thohir planted and donated trees at the launching of Make Indonesia Green campaign (#BUMNHijaukanIndonesia) on Sunday, to

November 27, 2021

Jakarta Post Editorial - November 27, 2021

Jakarta – Green analysts and campaigners have lauded Indonesia's ambitious goals of carbon-emission reduction and medium and long-term programs for transitioning from fossil fuels to re

November 22, 2021

Sydney Morning Herald - November 22, 2021

Chris Barrett and Karuni Rompies, Singapore – In the coastal village of Tanjung Kasuari, on the north-west tip of West Papua, there is no garbage collection service, so the locals burn

November 21, 2021

Reuters - November 21, 2021

Jakarta – Indonesia is preparing regulation to help finance a program of mangrove restoration work from sources outside of the state budget, as part of its carbon-neutrality efforts, a

November 20, 2021

Tempo - November 20, 2021

Antara, Jakarta – Kapuas Regency Administration in Central Kalimantan Province declared a state of emergency in the flooding disaster.

November 19, 2021

CNN Indonesia - November 19, 2021

Jakarta – West Kalimantan Indonesian Forum for the Environment (Walhi) Regional Executive Director Nicodemus Ale says that the acute flooding in Sintang regency needs to be understood i

Tempo - November 19, 2021

Dewi Nurita, Jakarta – President Joko Widodo, or Jokowi, on Friday said the government planned to construct more nursery centers by pressuring palm oil and mining corporations to do so

November 16, 2021

Tempo - November 16, 2021

Dewi Nurita, Jakarta – President Joko "Jokowi" Widodo on Tuesday commented on the massive floods that devastated the Sintang Regency in West Kalimantan.

Tempo - November 16, 2021

Tempo.Co, Jakarta – As the 26th session of the Conference of Parties (COP26) to the UN United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) in Glasgow comes to a close, member

The Conversation - November 16, 2021

Noir Primadona Purba and Muhamad Maulana Rahmadi – As the world's largest archipelagic country, Indonesia should be showing more concern about the impact of climate change on small isla

Tempo - November 16, 2021

Muhammad Hendartyo, Jakarta – Deputy Finance Minister Suahasil Nazara said the assumed cost to reduce CO2 emissions from 2020 to 2030 was Rp3,779 trillion.

November 15, 2021

Bloomberg News - November 15, 2021

Claire Jiao and Grace Sihombing – Indonesia, the world's top exporter of thermal coal, will take a gradual approach in pricing and capping greenhouse gas emissions when it rolls out its

November 12, 2021

Malay Mail - November 12, 2021

New York – Deforestation and global warming in one Indonesian province caused temperatures to rise nearly a whole degree Celsius in 16 years leading to an eight per cent increase in dea

Tempo - November 12, 2021

Yogi Eka Sahputra, Jakarta – The vocal government critic and academic Rocky Gerung in a discussion on Wednesday said the statement on deforestation delivered by President Joko "Jokowi"