Jakarta has now banned the use of single-use plastic bags. What is the urgency behind this policy and what are its shortcomings?
Aside from the Corona Virus, medical waste is another life-threatening issue that plagues may countries, including Indonesia. Medical waste is mounting and the government is facing challenges in its management.
The Ministry of Maritime Affairs and Fisheries plans to lift ban on a number of fishing nets that are currently prohibited, including Danish seine, drawing criticism from fishers associations, fishery CSOs amongst others.
Nelayan tradisional, salah satu profesi yang terpukul oleh pandemi Covid-19, khususnya nelayan tuna, yang hasil tangkapannya diekspor ke luar negeri. Kini mereka Hidup dengan megandalkan tabungan dan sebagian, bantuan pemerintah.
The revised Mining Law contains articles that are, seen by many, detrimental to the environment and society. The #BersihkanIndonesia coalition says it will file for a judicial review to the Constitutional Court.
In Maluku Province in far eastern Indonesia, an increasingly erratic climate has left clove farmers unable to depend on the spice that put this region on the map.
A myth against burning or disposing of used diapers in landfills, has made this vital waterway into a 1,500-diaper ‘garbage bin,’ one research team concluded. This is Part 2 of an investigation into river pollution on Indonesia’s most-populous island.
The 600-kilometer-long Bengawan Solo has the longest distribution of plastic waste on the Indonesian island of Java. This is Part 1 of an investigation into river pollution on Indonesia’s most-populous island.
Women workers are specifically impacted by the Covid-19 pandemic but government policies related to the handling of Covid-19 have yet to address the specificity of these impacts.
A threat lurks behind the clear sky of Jakarta during the Covid-19 pandemic, but there’s a huge doubt cast over the administration’s willingness and preparedness to anticipate the looming threat and its consequences.