Bali’s Kuta Beach faces ‘grave’ erosion

According to data from local authority, about 230 kilometres of the 633 kilometre coastline in Bali has been lost to erosion. Development and impacts of climate change have also contributed. Bali administration has built embankments among other actions but experts fear these efforts are only temporary solutions.

Jakarta plans to buy helicopter to evacuate people living in islands

Jakarta, Ekuatorial – DKI Jakarta Governor, Basuki ‘Ahok’ Tjahaja Purnama, on Thursday (12/2) said that they were planning on proposing a budget to buy a helicopter intended to evacuate people living in outer islands of the province. “If there’s money and approved by Jakarta’s house of parliament, we want to buy helicopters that would be […]

Expert slams Manado government expanding reclamation plan

Manado, Ekuatorial – Despite of Manado government’s clearance on its reclamation activities, expert slammed it as destroying the ecosystem and its marine biodiversity. Since 1998, North Sulawesi had issued 19 reclamation permits, eight permits were issued by Manado administration for a total of 114 hectares and 11 permits were issued by Minahasa district government for […]