Four cattle-ranching firms have acquired permits for an area covering almost 62,000 hectares on Trangan Island, one of the most pristine of the Aru Archipelago. Mongabay Indonesia explores how this came to be.
Indonesia’s well-conserved Aru Islands may soon be taken over by cattle ranching stretching across almost 62,000 hectares, including 16 villages home to the area’s Indigenous people.
Indonesia is urged to show leadership, take firm climate action and ambition, including increasing its emission cuts.
Expert say underwater human activities interfere with navigation of marine mammals but more research and data needed to point cause of cetaceans stranding.
Expert say the occurrence of stranding is an alarm. While Indonesia still lacks resources to conduct further research into the cause of cetaceans stranding.
For centuries the Savu Sea provided safe passage for whales migrating from Australia to Indonesia. Today, human activities is threatening cetaceans and its habitat.
If the climate crisis is not controlled, 12.5 million girls will drop out of school. In Indonesia, 89% of young people expressed concern about the impact of the climate crisis.
Pipe leakage, ground water extraction, and the latest, climate crisis are to blame for Jakarta’s water woes. The city commits to end water privatization.
World-record climber Kami Rita Sherpa tells The Third Pole what climate-driven changes he has seen in a 30-year Everest career – and why he thinks moving Everest Base Camp is not a solution.
Indonesia is known as a country with high rates of plastic waste. In Lisbon at the 2022 UN Ocean Conference, CNN Indonesia’s Yogi Tujuliarto investigated potential waste management strategies the country could adopt.