Heavy rains in Jayapura in Saturday (16/03/2019) afternoon resulted to flash floods hit at least nine urban communities (kelurahan) of Sentani subdistrict.
People’s Coalition for Fisheries Justice, or KIARA, uncovered the practice of selling Indonesia’s small island for a total of Rp243 billion (US$17 million) via online.
Ministry of Environment and Forestry or KLHK with its partners will conduct a survey and monitoring in Sumatra aiming to double Sumatran tiger population by 2022.
Aceh Natural Resources Conservation Agency, WCS-IP and HOCRU-IC teams evacuated a female Sumatran orangutan (Pongo abelii) and her offspring. The mother is in critical condition with 74 pellets are found inside of her body.
Ministry of Environment and Forestry is planning to rehabilitate the heavily polluted Pladen Lake of Depok. The 1.27 hectares lake filled with black water, bad odour and sedimentation.
Coordinating Ministry for Maritime Issues, Ministry of Industry and Ministry of Environment and Forestry launch a collaboration dubbed Global Plastic Action Partnerships in the effort to reduce plastic waste pollution.
Ministry of Marine Affairs and Fisheries inaugurates ornamental fish research center in Depok aiming to generate innovations in the industry.
In spite of presidential regulation issued in 2018 stipulated the acceleration of waste-to-energy plant development, budget allocation for the tipping fee of waste management in regional remains an issue.
Green activists held protests on Wednesday (06/03/2019) following Minister of Environment and Forestry’s decision to move down the status of Kamojang and Papandayan mountains from nature reserve to nature recreation park.
Following the paid plastic program enforced by Indonesian retailers association, Minister of Environment and Forestry, Sity Nurbaya, said consumers are not supposed to be burdened by the policy.
Marking the 2019 National Waste Care Day, Ministry of Environment and Forestry or KLHK set up clean-up events in 74 locations of national parks and conservation areas in the country on 4 March 2019.
Indonesian retailers association reinstates paid plastic bag program for its members starting 1 March 2019, in spite of government currently drafting the ministerial decree for the policy.
Ministry of Environment and Forestry aims to increase Environmental Quality Index for the next five years, focusing on water, air and lands or forests.