Increasing environmental knowledge and capacity will boost public awareness of good environmental practices, disaster mitigation, and climate policies.
Air pollution gives rise to ailments, including reproduction health for women
Air pollution has been found to have impacts on women’s reproductive system. More study needed to better inform public health policy.
Why communities are opposing Japanese incineration in Southeast Asia
Indonesia looks to incinerator to manage its waste in major landfills. While waste pickers want better empowerment, fair wages, and access to social and health services.
Cattle ranching may threaten karts ecosystem, water resources in Aru, Indonesia
Development of large-scale cattle ranching in Trangan, the largest island in Indonesia’s South Aru district, may threaten its water resources.
‘We hide while working’: The life of children spraying poison on a pulp plantation
Living in cramped barracks with no access to education, these are the children earning $6 a day at one of Indonesia’s most profitable paper companies.
Waste banks, one of the solutions in waste management
Community-led waste banks can be key in tackling waste in the upstream. If optimised, more than 70% of Jakarta’s waste does not need to end up in Bantargebang.
Wildlife trade in North Sulawesi and the threat of zoonoses
North Sulawesi has a high risk of disease transmission from wild animals to domestic livestock and humans. Apart from the rich biodiversity of the island, the local habit of meat consumption exposes communities to zoonotic diseases.
Safety concerns, pay gap, among key findings in EJN gender research
Gender research in Pakistan, India, Indonesia, and the Philippines underlines barriers women face both as journalists and sources for the media.
Aeshnina Azzahra: Everyone, including children, has a right to clean life
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.
Global race for electric car components is threatening indigenous peoples in North Maluku
Indonesia is keen to benefit from the global demand for nickel but seems to be ignoring the social and environmental impact of mining it.