Jurnalis adat Mentawai mempelajari bagaimana media visual dapat menceritakan kerusakan lingkungan dan menjangkau masyarakat lebih luas. Selama tiga hari mereka diperkenalkan kepada dasar-dasar sinematografi, keterampilan mengedit, wawancara, dan mempertajam ide-ide liputan.
Pemerintah memasukkan program food estate dalam Program Strategis Nasional (PSN) 2020-2024. Pro dan kontra menyelimuti langkah pemerintah tersebut. Yayasan Madani Berkelanjutan melihat perlunya penyamaan definisi food estate, keterbukaan perencanaan, dan optimalisasi lahan pertanian yand sudah ada.
Journalist Markus Makur looks closer at how women in Manggarai turn to family farming and entrepreneurship to survive thair flailing economy, following large scale social distancing regulation put in place by the local government, to curb the spread of the Novel Corona virus.
The effort to reach 100 percent electrification in Indonesia has been at a great cost both for state-owned PLN, and private energy companies. Norman Harsono of The Jakarta Post reached out to these companies to learn more about their impediments.
Unified by a sense of loss of when they no longer hear birds chirping, villagers of Jatimulyo, with invitations and discussions carried out by village officials and farmer groups who care about the environment, slowly changed their behavior.
For over two decades, Belanti Village, Ogan Komering Ilir Regency, South Sumatra was one of the biggest rice suppliers in South Sumatera, before the village, which boasted a rich peat ecosystem, was submerged and could no longer be cultivated following the canalization system built by an oil palm plantation.
In the 1960s, Indonesia’s Bandung experienced a textile boom that brought prosperity and jobs to the area. Today, locals complain of endemic pollution and health problems linked to unscrupulous factories dumping their waste in the city’s waterways.
Chemical pollution, siltation and agriculture waste have made West Java’s longest river one of the world’s dirtiest. Those working on its banks say efforts are being made to clean it up. But will they turn the tide?
Bird catchers use glue and recordings to catch their prey and often encounter dangerous animals. However, high prices and steady demand do not make life more prosperous as charmers remain at the bottom of the bird hunting and smuggling chain.
Roughly a million songbirds, including some protected species, are estimated to have been smuggled off the western Indonesian island of Sumatra over the past year. The lucrative nature of the songbird business threatens the populations of a number of bird species as well as the balance of the forest ecosystem.