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The circular economy is an option to strengthen the economy without burdening the environment. In this perspective, waste has economic value through a series of management processes. Indonesia may have […]
Indonesia’s biodiversity holds billions of potentials for national development. Unfortunately, we can only absorb so little. Experts highlight the lack of public knowledge about plants, the lack of focus of […]
Throughout 2020, the global community has witnessed how the Covid-19 pandemic has been limiting humans’ social life. State authorities, health experts have come up with rules and adjustments to guide citizens’ safety during the pandemic. It is not only humans who experience changes during an epidemic. Animal conservation practitioners have also witnessed changes due to the impact of the Covid-19 pandemic.
Evy Arida, a zoological researcher at the Center for Biological Research, the Indonesian Institute of Sciences (LIPI), voices her criticism to the government. Her criticism is regarding the absence of studies related to the arrangement of facilities and infrastructure in the Loh Buaya Valley, Rinca Island, Komodo National Park (KNP). She directs her critics to the Ministry of Environment and Forestry (KLHK) and the Ministry of Public Works and Public Housing (PUPR).
Jakarta (Greeners) – Through a letter from the Minister of Agriculture on March 6, 1980, the government established the Komodo National Park conservation area. At that time, the Komodo National […]
Farmers play an important role to ensure food sovereignty. Especially during the Covid-19 pandemic. Considering the disruption of the global food chain, the fulfillment of food in each country maximizes each country’s food potential. Even so, the Indonesian government has not made serious efforts to protect farmers.
Jakarta (Greeners) – The Meteorology, Climatology, and Geophysics Agency (BMKG) confirmed the peak of La Nina in December 2020 to January 2021. The rise of La Nina in this period […]
After the government and DPR RI gave mining entrepreneurs a red carpet through the revision of the Minerba (Minerals and Coal) Law, now in the Job Creation Law, the government is selling out Indonesia’s natural resources for free through up to 0 (zero) percent royalty.
Jakarta (Greeners) – The Indonesian Center for Environmental Law (ICEL) notes that the Omnibus Law on the Job Creation Law (UU Cipta Kerja) does not adopt the principles of sustainable […]
Various non-governmental organizations (NGOs) that are members of the Indonesian People’s Faction submitted a motion of no confidence over the Omnibus Law’s ratification.
The Indonesian bank giants fund sectors that are at risk of destroying forests. Three of the four banks are State-Owned Enterprises (BUMN).
Experts at the 2019 Emergency Action Plan (EAP) workshop predicted the sumatran rhino (Dicerorhinus sumatrensis) population drop to less than one hundred.
The Meteorology, Climatology, and Geophysics Agency (BMKG) asserts that land and forest fires affect the ozone layer’s condition. Fires release smoke with organic compounds into the atmosphere. This smoke lasts a long time, worsen ozone depletion.