Apart from waste, Indonesian oceans are also facing massive exploitation. Ministry of Marine and Fisheries Affairs have issued regulations to support healthy marine management and beneficial for Indonesia.
Following China announced as the host for World Environment Day on June 5 and took air pollution as the theme, Indonesia is focusing on vehicle emissions and strengthening air pollution concentration parameter.
Amid rising concerns for marine plastic waste, Indonesia allocates three percent of its state budget to support regions developing their sustainable marine tourism.
Various parties signed on a memorandum of understanding to restore Cycloops Mountains nature reserves, Sentani Lake and Sentani Tami water catchment areas, after flash floods hit Sentani on 16 March 2019.
Green groups blasted Indonesian Coordinating Minister for Maritime Issues, Luhut Binsar Pandjaitan’s latest threat to pull from Paris Agreement as ‘reckless’ for overstepping presidential decree.
WWF Indonesia and Earth Hour communities in 30 cities call out for Indonesian president, city leaders, local administrations, companies, and public, especially young generation to use public transportation to reduce greenhouse gas emission.
One of the best things lives can offer is seeing orangutans live freely in their habitat. One of the success story of orangutan release to the wild is “Susi”. Susi is fortunate considering other domesticated orangutans will never be able to be released to the wild.
Following the finalization of Merah Putih Waste-To-Energy Plant in Bantar Gebang of Bekasi city, other eleven cities stipulated by the 2018 Presidential Regulation on Waste-To-Energy Plant acceleration to develop the plant are under the spotlight to finish the projects.
Waste-to-energy plant in Bantargebang, Bekasi, finally inaugurated on Monday (25/3/2019) in Bekasi. The plant, dubbed as Merah Putih, is ready to manage waste up to 100 tons per day and produce 700 kilowatt of electricity.
Based on data published by WWF, 82 percent out of 550 rivers in Indonesia is in bad condition. To improve the condition, WWF is cooperating with private sector, public, and stakeholders for marine ecosystem in Indonesia.
Amid ongoing efforts to tackle waste issue, Indonesia still potentially becoming world’s largest dumpster after China refused to collect wastes from other countries.
Following recent flash floods in Sentani of Papua which have claimed lives, government agencies have split opinions about the cause of the disaster.