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.
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.
Many are taking the initiative to establish movements to help prevent the spread of the Corona Virus, by producing medical protection equipment. These initiatives arose as moral movements that receive no government aid.
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.
Turtle eggs trade and meat consumption are the two biggest challenges in the conservation effort of the endangered hawksbill species. However using persuasive approach, conservationists at the Karimunjawa National Park, work together with fishermen to protect the sea-dwelling testudines.
The eco-friendly food stall in Bambankerep, Semarang, Central Java, uses methane gas produced from landfill and receives payments with plastic waste.