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  • Jakarta Citizens Take Legal Action on Pollution

    May 17, 2019

    A 2017 report by Environmental Science and Technology says coal-fired power plants are key source to adverse health impacts from air pollution while a 2018 AirVisual IQ report shows Jakarta has the worst air pollution of any city in Southeast Asia.

  • Environmental Reporters Face Increasing Threats

    May 08, 2019

    Several key issues in digital and physical safety and security were raised during a regional workshop that brings together environmental journalists from Asia and the Pacific. They also shared individual and organisational experiences in dealing with increasing threats.

  • Protecting the Last Forest of Lamandau

    February 01, 2019

    The young generation of Kubung Village, Central Kalimantan continues to instil diligence amongst themselves, to protect their forest that is rich with local fruits such as jengkol, durian and lanzones and are the main source of income for the indigenous Dayak Tomun. The movement is also part of their effort to reject oil palm plantation expansion in their village.

  • Waste Energy and Currency Powering Up Food Stall in Semarang

    January 14, 2019 clip Ekuatorial

    The eco-friendly canteen in Bambankerep, Semarang, Central Java, uses methane gas produced from landfill and receives payments with plastic waste. Semarang, is one of 12 cities that has been selected to launch the government’s waste to energy facility development in a bid to tackle solid waste issues.

  • Palembang Tackles Waste Issue With Mutual Cooperation

    December 21, 2018 clip Ekuatorial

    A program aimed to tackle waste issues and break a life-long habit of throwing waste into waterways was introduced by the Palembang administration. Every weekend, public officials and residents comb through sewers and rivers, lifting up truck-loads of garbage, in hopes of not just cleaning the city, but changing people’s behaviour.

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