The landfill turns waste into energy not only for its own use but for the residents surrounding its area. Much work is needed in domestic waste management.
A dam with Chinese backing is slowly being built, but may impact Indigenous villages and the environment, Yovanda Isabella writes.
The food estate project in Central Kalimantan went into motion before relevant regulations and an environmental analysis were published. Prabowo Subianto and Moeldoko are behind companies running food estates.
Ecotourism in West Kalimantan introduces an application for the adoption of mangrove trees. The community can support and monitor conservation efforts.
The presence of orangutans in their natural habitat helps the regeneration and balance of the forest ecosystem. Orangutans also play a role in sustaining food, oxygen, and even wood for humans.
The government includes the food estate program in the 2020-2024 National Strategic Program. The Sustainable Madani Foundation pushes for a common definition of food estate, open planning, and optimization of existing agricultural land.
Philip Jacobson was officially arrested on January 21 for alleged visa violations and is still being held in Palangkaraya, Central Kalimantan when this release was published.
Streams and rivers aren’t the only sources of clean water in East Kalimantan, but rainwater and underground aquifers will need to be harvested sustainably to serve the expected jump in new residents.
The young generation of Kubung Village, Central Kalimantan continues to instil diligence amongst themselves, to protect their forest that is rich with local fruits such as jengkol, durian and lanzones and are the main source of income for the indigenous Dayak Tomun. The movement is also part of their effort to reject oil palm plantation expansion in their village.
Ekuatorial, Palangka Raya – Government take firm action against the exploitation of peatland, which is to stop giving forest management concessions to the company. “The Ministry of Environment and Forestry will not provide new licenses for peatland. This is in accordance with instructions of the president,” said Minister Siti Nurbaya, on the sidelines of President […]