Pekalongan residents clean the environment from potential mosquito breeding places to reduce the risk of spreading filariasis. Expert say one health approach is needed to overcome further spread.
The Semarang City has been dubbed as quite successful in its efforts to tackle dengue. However, experts say climate change presents new threats and will potentially trigger a rise in cases.
Pekalongan City is named one of nine filariasis endemic districts/cities in Central Java. Citizen compliance and environmental factors play a major role in preventing the spread of this disease.
Data shows women fishers contributed at least 48 percent to fisherman’s family income. They seek equal rights in protection and access to managing marine resources.
A local food bank aims to realize a hunger-free nation and hopes to pave the way for an ecosystem that supports the establishment of a national food bank.
After a long struggle, 31 women fishers in Tambakpolo and Morodemak Village, Central Java, received recognition as fishermen and equal rights.
Fisherwomen in Demak fight against patriarchy in to gain equality and recognition of their status as fishers.
The 14-year-old girl from Gresik has inspired the young generation to fight for the right to a clean life by caring about environmental sustainability.
Sand mining activities along the banks of the Begawan Solo River have led to many negative environmental impacts in the region, from noise pollution to infrastructure damage to dangerous riverbank erosion.
The number of cyclists in cities increased significantly during the pandemic. Experts say local administrations should use the trend as an opportunity to upgrade public transportation system in a bid to improve air quality.