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.
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
Local officials are still investigating on recent oil spill in Balikpapan Bay. The oil spilled on early Saturday morning resulting bad smells but no report on environmental damages yet.
The sea stores enormous potential, including as a provider of protein sources. The problem is that development and population growth make marine polluted and cause problems, one of which is eutrophication.
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.