Residents fear Rempang’s industrialization will harm the environment. Farmers and fishers refuse to be uprooted from their land and livelihood.
Whoever is elected in February must involve more of society in consultations on BRI projects to mitigate environmental risks, Indonesian analysts write.
Religious leaders and communities play key role in environmental protection and addressing climate crisis.
Not only is tin mining harmful to the environment, but it also threatens children in Bangka Belitung. Their education and health hang in the balance.
The clearing of 110 hectares of mangroves in Sungai Sayang affected fishermen’s income, worsening the impact of the climate crisis on coastal communities.
Increasing environmental knowledge and capacity will boost public awareness of good environmental practices, disaster mitigation, and climate policies.
Air pollution has been found to have impacts on women’s reproductive system. More study needed to better inform public health policy.
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.
Development of large-scale cattle ranching in Trangan, the largest island in Indonesia’s South Aru district, may threaten its water resources.
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.