Water is basic rights for Indonesians as stipulated by the 1945 Constitution. Consequently, the state is obliged to provide water as basic human rights. However, ground water is being exploited for human needs regardless of its sustainability and quality.
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.
A senior official of Coordinating Ministry of Maritime, said on Thursday (06/09/2018) that as 90 to 95 percent of domestic waste of Citarum river has been cleaned up, it will be focusing on drilling industrial waste water pipes, in Jakarta.
Ecological Observation and Wetlands Conservation (Ecoton) revealed plastic waste found inside of fishes in Brantas river of East Java.
Two months away from East Java regional election, green watchdog slammed the candidates for excluding environmental issues, especially on water resources in the province.
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.
Jakarta (Greeners) – Ministry of Environment and Forestry listed PT Freeport Indonesia in the Red category at its corporate performance on environment management rating or known PROPER in 2015. The […]