Rabu, 25 April 2018
Minister of Marine and Fisheries Affairs Susi Pudjiastuti underlines that overfishing on sharks and manta rays in Indonesia have led to declining population of the two species, adding that high prices have spiked the trade.
Green watchdog on Tuesday (27/3) said that agro-forestry can provide food for people's living in forest areas, but also to improve ecosystem and implement sustainable forest management.
Two months away from East Java regional election, green watchdog slammed the candidates for excluding environmental issues, especially on water resources in the province.
Indonesian Institute for Sciences (LIPI) collaborating with Japan launched Science and Technology Research Partnership for Sustainable Development, or SATREPS, to develop sorghum as biomass alternative energy to replace depleting oil as fuel.
Following lack of awareness and implementation of mandatory wood legal certification, locally known as SVLK, a focus group discussion designed to speed up the information was held in West Manggarai district of East Nusa Tenggara.
Approaching simultaneously regional elections this year, activist on Wednesday (14/3) slammed the democratic process will worsen Indonesia's social ecological condition as the moment will be used to encourage more permits for mining and plantation.
Activist criticized current zoning plan on coastal areas and small islands for excluding fishermen in the process.
Three cities of West Java, -- Bandung city, Cimahi, and Bandung district, are targeted to be pilot projects of zero waste cities concept.
Green watchdog slammed large bottled water companies for doing less than expected to manage its plastic wastes.
Illegal wildlife trade, man-animal conflicts and declining habitat leading to extinction for many of species. Wildlife protection from government, private sector and people are encouraged to stop illegal wildlife hunting and trading, especially protected species.
With increasing fossil fuel consumption leading to environment issues including air pollution and global warming, Indonesian Institute of Sciences develops alternative energy, bioethanol, from palm oil.
Amid current waste management still using old method, a senior official of Ministry of Environment and Forestry claimed to launch a new economic model called circular economy where wastes can be re-used and have high values resulting to reduce waste volume.
"Post 2020, Indonesia is planning to increase its target from current commitment referring to latest research on greenhouse gas emissions," said Nur Masripatin, senior adviser of Ministry of Environment and Forestry.