Ministry of Environment and Forestry or KLHK denies a report published by Greenpeace stating DKI Jakarta, the country’s capital city, has the lowest air quality level in Southeast Asia.
Ministry of Environment and Forestry aims to increase Environmental Quality Index for the next five years, focusing on water, air and lands or forests.
Contrary to President Jokowi’s claim in the presidential debate, the 11 companies charged with environmental crimes have yet to pay compensation money
Marine plastic waste is a serious global issue, including Indonesia, as it has affected the ecosystem to the smallest size or micro. The microplastic waste has entered the food chain and causing impacts on human health and environment.
A senior official said on Friday (19/5) that an agreement has not been met on including four chemical substances into Rotterdam Convention at the Geneva Conference, recently.
Indonesia set up a team to deal with recent case of a British yacht which crashed into the country’s coral reef in Raja Ampat water areas.
Program manager of Wildlife Crime Unit, Dwi Nugroho Adhiasto said despite of wildlife domestication violate the conservation law, there were never any law enforcement upheld on these cases.
Environment issues cannot be seen from one side. Social problems such as poverty, legal issues, and culture must be integrated into one unity if the aim is to tackle environment issues in Indonesia.
Karst expert of Gadjah Mada University said that damaged karst happened the most in East Java followed by West Java, Central Java, and Yogyakarta.
Recent study shows an increased temperature between 1.4 and 2.4 degrees Celsius in Jakarta’s ground water, scientist said in Jakarta on Friday (2/9).
South Jakarta District Court had granted lawsuit of Ministry of Environment and Forestry against PT National Sago Prima (PT NSP) on Riau forest fires in 2015.
Ahead of Presiden Joko ‘Jokowi’ Widodo visit to Riau province to celebrate World Environment Day, officials are stepping up the game to anticipate smokes caused by hotspot.