After a long struggle, 31 women fishers in Tambakpolo and Morodemak Village, Central Java, received recognition as fishermen and equal rights.
A study reveals that plastic waste is threatening the phytoplankton population in the Sea of Ternate City, North Maluku, and predicts its extinction in the next 20 to 30 years.
Fish bombings and coastal sand mining are increasingly threatening the marine ecosystem of the Wakatobi National Park and livelihood of the local community.
The Jokowi administration embarks on a quest to making Indonesia the centre for electric vehicle industry. But villagers in East Halmahera are not convinced the industry is environmentally friendly.
Fishermen in East Halmahera are struggling with dwindling catch as they fend off barges that spew waste into the sea. While PT Aneka Tambang continues to sow profit.
The developer of the Java 7 coal power plant claims it is environmentally friendly, but the lives of fishermen and the surrounding environment reflect otherwise.
Morotai, an island in Indonesia’s North Maluku and population of less than 100,000 people, is no exception to the impacts of climate change, increasing plastic pollution and overfishing. A non-profit organization, Coast 2 Coast, along with several other NGOs, helps Morotai islanders conserve the ocean through environmental protection and surfing.
The mass death of fishes, found washed ashore North Jakarta`s Ancol Dream Land beach, was due to a population boom of the Coscinodiscus spp. species of phytoplankton, as stated by the Indonesian Institute of Sciences (LIPI). In a press statement here on Wednesday, the Oceanic Research Center of LIPI said the phytoplankton population had significantly […]
Sorong, Ekuatorial – Following current policy to sink illegal fishing vessels instructed by Minister of Marine and Fisheries, Susi Pudjiastuti, Sorong district court took up cases related to local and foreign boats. “From January to April 2015, Sorong district court has handled six cases of allegedly illegal fishing caught in Raja Ampat water. One vessel, […]
Sorong, Ekuatorial – Sorong district court decided to blow up a vessel proved to fish bombing while its crews and captain were sentenced for four to six years in prison, said head of Criminal Unit of Sorong district court, Danang P. Miharjo, on Wednesday (15/4). “The culprits have been sentenced and we will destroy the […]