Coordinating Minister for Maritime Affairs, Luhut Binsar Pandjaitan, announced government’s focus on plastic waste management at the 2019 National Waste Care Day by setting up concrete policies and regulations.
Sri Bebassari, head of Indonesia Solid Waste Association or InSWA, said that open dumping landfills, ideally, should no longer allowed in Indonesia in accordance to the law.
Contrary to President Jokowi’s claim in the presidential debate, the 11 companies charged with environmental crimes have yet to pay compensation money
Green groups slammed both presidential candidates for their lack of comprehension and dodged substantial discussion on environment issues at the latest leg of presidential debate.
Indonesia’s Agency for the Assessment and Application of Technology or BPPT develops thermal-based waste management with 50-100 tons capacity per day at Bantar Gebang Landfill, Bekasi, West Java.
Ministry of Marine Affairs and Fisheries encourages circular economy dubbed as blue economy in the industry to support the government’s commitment to tackle waste issues and increase added values.
Amid recent dengue fever outbreak in Indonesia, Technology Assessment and Application Agency or BPPT collaborating with PT Hepatika Mataram develop a diagnostic kit.
Indonesian Institute for Sciences or LIPI developed breast cancer detection kit, HER2, as the initial step to determine effective medical treatment.
Indonesia Institute of Sciences, or LIPI, is currently developing sponge, sea cucumber, seaweed, and other marine organisms for cancer cure.
Amid declining rattan production in Katingan district, Central Kalimantan because of market access and insufficient price, Sakariyas, head of Katingan district, said that they have yet to give up developing and improving its potentials.
Despite being the center of rattan production in Indonesia, Katingan district of Central Kalimantan is facing difficulties to access the market and low price from the farmers.
People’s Coalition for Fisheries Justice or KIARA urges DKI Jakarta Governor Anies Baswedan to stop all reclamation activities in Jakarta Bay as he had revoked the permits of 13 islands in North Jakarta.