Residents of the Indonesian capital demand that the Jakarta administration open its emission data. As dry season approaches, transparency on the capital’s emission and air pollution data becomes key in anticipating impacts of extreme weather patterns.
The Omnibus bill on job creation is considered to have perpetuated legal uncertainty towards indigenous peoples. The bill is also expected to worsen overlapping rights over customary territories.
How mangroves keep Bedono village from disappearing. Sea level rise is said to be one of the leading cause. Hartatik reports from Bedono, Central Java.
Thousands of residents in Pekalongan City have been inundated for decades, living in poor sanitation, and are exposed to various diseases. Declining sanitation has the greatest impact on women.
The eco-friendly food stall in Bambankerep, Semarang, Central Java, uses methane gas produced from landfill and receives payments with plastic waste.
Youth and residents of Ranupani village, Lumajang subdistrict, East Java have work together to tackle waste issues following the increased interest in Hiking Mount Semeru. Local government is yet to weigh in on the problem.
Community of Rejang Lebong put up warning signs and impose customary fine against those who litter in the neighborhoods, as local administration is deemed slow in action to tackle waste issues.
Excessive water exploitation has lead to the drying up of rivers and paddy fields in villages of Kudus district. Efforts have been taken including the prohibition of selling surface water from Mount Muria but water discharge is yet to improve. Water scarcity in Kudus calls for concerted effort in the conservation of protected forest of Mount Muria.
Since the 2000s, Sekaran villagers have stopped using water spring sources due to declining environmental condition. From digging wells to planting trees, villagers learn to work together with academics to address looming water crisis. Read More.
As natural water wells dwindle and awareness of environmental degradation increases, villagers of Bismo Keteleng and Tambakboyo in Batang District, Central Java join hands in preserving water springs and building water wells to meet clean water demand in their village and surrounding areas.