Tidal floods continue to surround Semarang due to land subsidence, worsened by sea level rise.
Farmers in East Flores no longer rely on cocoa to fulfill their basic needs. The youth are raising awareness, advocating adaptation to climate change.
The Aru Islands are rich in cultural and biodiversity. Many Aru Indigenous people are worried their traditions, Aru’s flora and fauna and the relationship between the two could be threatened by the onset of large-scale cattle ranching.
Development of large-scale cattle ranching in Trangan, the largest island in Indonesia’s South Aru district, may threaten its water resources.
Four cattle-ranching firms have acquired permits for an area covering almost 62,000 hectares on Trangan Island, one of the most pristine of the Aru Archipelago. Mongabay Indonesia explores how this came to be.
Indonesia’s well-conserved Aru Islands may soon be taken over by cattle ranching stretching across almost 62,000 hectares, including 16 villages home to the area’s Indigenous people.
Indonesia is urged to show leadership, take firm climate action and ambition, including increasing its emission cuts.
Expert say underwater human activities interfere with navigation of marine mammals but more research and data needed to point cause of cetaceans stranding.
Expert say the occurrence of stranding is an alarm. While Indonesia still lacks resources to conduct further research into the cause of cetaceans stranding.
For centuries the Savu Sea provided safe passage for whales migrating from Australia to Indonesia. Today, human activities is threatening cetaceans and its habitat.