Pipe leakage, ground water extraction, and the latest, climate crisis are to blame for Jakarta’s water woes. The city commits to end water privatization.
Despite reports on how coal industry is damaging the environment and harming children, four major banks continue to funnel money into coal miners’ coffers. Project Multatuli and 350.org dig deeper.
Gender research in Pakistan, India, Indonesia, and the Philippines underlines barriers women face both as journalists and sources for the media.
Sand mining activities along the banks of the Begawan Solo River have led to many negative environmental impacts in the region, from noise pollution to infrastructure damage to dangerous riverbank erosion.
Urban dwellers are increasingly more aware of the impacts of climate change. Residents of Bandar Lampung City are taking concrete actions to protect their environment.
Degradation of green spaces and impacts of climate change are threatening to sink Gorontalo City. A research predicts the coastal city in Sulawesi will be under water by 2050
The issuance of the Regional Regulation on the Recognition of the Mentawai Indigenous Peoples provides legal protection for Indigenous rights at the district level. However, new laws and inaction by the central government have paved the way for timber companies to exploit their land, natural resources and culture.
Fish bombings and coastal sand mining are increasingly threatening the marine ecosystem of the Wakatobi National Park and livelihood of the local community.
As well as threatening the home of the critically endangered Tapanuli orangutan, environmentalists say the Batang Toru hydropower plant jeopardises the livelihoods of 130,000 people and increases the risk of landslides.
The number of cyclists in cities increased significantly during the pandemic. Experts say local administrations should use the trend as an opportunity to upgrade public transportation system in a bid to improve air quality.