JakartaSource: KOMPASDate: January 16, 2022 JAKARTA, KOMPAS.com - Deputy Governor of DKI Jakarta, Ahmad Riza Patria, said that the DKI Jakarta Provincial Government will ensure that no more residents of North Jakarta experience a clean water crisis.  He said, Jakarta is the capital city, ...
Source: ANTARADate: January 13, 2022 We want the G20 to be relevant not just for its member countries, but also for the whole world, Vice Minister of Foreign Affairs, Mahendra Siregar Jakarta (ANTARA) - Indonesia will fight for the interests of island countries during its G20 Presidency, Vice Minist...
Source: TEMPO.CODate: January 13, 2022 TEMPO.CO, Jakarta - Severe floodings of up to three meters in Banjar Regency, South Kalimantan Province, submerged at least 2,008 houses on Wednesday, Jan. 12.The Banjar Regional Disaster Mitigation Agency (BPBD) reported on Wednesday night that other than Peng...
Source: TEMPO.CODate: January 12, 2022 TEMPO.CO, Jakarta - Coordinating Minister for Maritime Affairs and Investment Luhut Binsar Pandjaitan offered investment opportunities to Japan to build hydroelectric power plants in a green industrial area in North Kalimantan.The offer was made during his meet...
Source: MongabayDate: January 11, 2022 Commentary by Warief Djajanto Basorie on 11 January 2022 • Indonesian President Joko Widodo has touted hydropower as key to the country's transition away from coal, which currently dominates the national energy mix. • But while Indonesia has a wealth of major r...
Source: TempoDate: January 9, 2022 TEMPO.CO, Jakarta - The results of a study from the Ministry of National Development Planning (PPN)/National Development Planning Agency (Bappenas) show that the impact of climate change also has the potential to cause economic losses of up to Rp 544 trillion....
Source: ANTARADate: January 7, 2022 Jayapura (ANTARA) - The Jayapura City Regional Disaster Mitigation Agency (BPBD) deployed three rubber boats and a multi-purpose truck to evacuate residents impacted by three-meter-high floodwaters swamping the Youtefa Market Area, Jayapura City, Papua Province.De...
Source: ANTARADate: December 21, 2021. Jakarta (ANTARA) - Indonesia's environmental quality index climbed by 1.16 points to 71.43 in 2021, from 70.27 in 2020, Director General of Pollution and Environmental Damage Control (PPKL) Sigit Reliantoro of the Environment and Forestry Ministry stated. "If y...
Source: The Jakarta PostDate: December 18, 2021 The recent controversy surrounding the Jakarta administration's construction of catchment tanks across the city, except North Jakarta, only shows the complexity of flood prevention in such a densely populated city, where concrete has replaced rice fiel...
Source: ANTARADate: December 6, 2021. W Lombok, W Nusa Tenggara (ANTARA) - The evacuation of flood victims in West Lombok district is still on, head of the West Nusa Tenggara (NTB) Provincial Regional Disaster Mitigation Agency (BPBD) Sahdan said here on Monday. "According to a recent report, West L...
Source: TEMPODate: December 6, 2021. TEMPO.CO, Jakarta - A researcher from the National Research and Innovation Agency (BRIN) on Sunday revealed the flooding abnormality in Java Island's northern coastal regions such as North Jakarta, Indramayu, Tangerang, Bekasi, and the Thousand Islands compared t...
Source: Sustainability TimesDate: December 3, 2021. Peatlands in tropical nations are home to vital biodiversity while they also help mitigate climate change by acting as highly effective carbon sinks. In addition, these wetlands serve key economic functions by protecting seashores against erosion a...
According to National Geographic, a rain forest is simply an area of tall, mostly evergreen trees and a high amount of rainfall. This dense rain forest is on the island of Borneo, which straddles two oceans (the Indian and the South Pacific) and is shared by three nations (Indonesia, Malaysia, and B...
After a week of workshops and five weeks of online brainstorming, discussion, and mentoring sessions, the UNESCO Water Resilience Challenge 2021 finally reached its final phase! On Friday, 12 November 2021, the five teams or UWRC 2021 were presented their final ideas and solutions to the juries. Sli...
Source: The Jakarta PostDate: November 19, 2021. Badan Pengusahaan (BP) Batam has been developing the Batu Ampar Port into a Smart Port to boost the port's maximum effectiveness while providing low-cost services in the international sea trade sector. To that end, BP Batam has installed InaPortnet, a...