ECOTON: The findings of antigen test-kit waste in the water have an impact on the environment

Source: ANTARADate: February 4, 2022 Jakarta (ANTARA) - Ecological Observation and Wetland Conservation (ECOTON) Research and Development Manager Daru Setyorini said the findings of medical waste or antigen test kits in the Bali Strait could have an impact on the surrounding environment, including w...

US CDC launches wastewater surveillance data to track COVID-19 trends

 Source: ANTARADate: February 7, 2022 Jakarta (ANTARA) - The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) of the United States (US) on Friday (4/2) launched new surveillance data for tracking COVID-19 in wastewater samples across the country.  The CDC's Wastewater Monitoring tab w...

ACB calls for collective action to curb wetland degradation

 Source: ANTARADate: February 3, 2022 Jakarta (ANTARA) - The ASEAN Center for Biological Diversity (ACB) calls for collective action to curb the degradation of the precious ecosystem of wetlands to support people's health and livelihoods on World Wetlands Day. Executive Director of the ASEAN Ce...

Jakarta needs another 4,000 km of tap water pipelines.

Source: ANTARADate: February 2, 2022 Jakarta (ANTARA) - The Jakarta provincial government needs to lay an additional four thousand km of clean water pipelines to meet the target of 100-percent service coverage for residents by 2030, an official has said."There is already 12 thousand km of water pipe...

The government of Kutai Kartanegara Regency has set out IDR 6 billion to improve sanitation.

Source: KORANKALTIMDate: January 31, 2022 TENGGARONG, KORANKALTIM.COM - Rendi Solihin, Deputy Regent of Kutai Kartanegara, said the poverty alleviation program has become one of his and Regent Edi Damansyah's top priorities.The government designated two sub-districts, Muara Kaman and Samboja, as the...

Climate change and flooding: everything you need to know.

We might have heard, read, or learned a lot about climate change that is challenging us on an alarming level. Some of the effects of climate change may show gradually, and some may come in a short time, intense and flushing, like a flood. What is the relation of the extreme climate phenomenon like h...

G20: Marine Ministry to prioritize ocean health, sustainable fishery

Source: ANTARADate: January 27, 2022 Jakarta (ANTARA) - As part of the G20 Environment and Climate Sustainability Working Group (ECSWG) this year, the Marine Affairs and Fisheries Ministry will prioritize ocean health and sustainable fishery, an official has said. In a statement issued on Thursday, ...

SE Sulawesi's five districts projected to receive heavy rains: BMKG

Source: ANTARADate: January 27, 2022 Kendari, Southeast Sulawesi (ANTARA) - Five areas in Southeast Sulawesi were at risk of receiving moderate to heavy rains accompanied by lightning or thunder and strong winds, according to the Meteorology, Climatology, and Geophysics Agency.The Kendari Meteorolog...

Blue Carbon Ecosystem Governance in Indonesia: Threats & Opportunities

 Source: The Jakarta PostDate: January 26, 2022 With the worsening impact of climate change due to human activity, as highlighted in the latest findings of the IPCC Sixth Assessment Report (2021), coastal areas are estimated to be one of the most impacted areas by climate change. Blue carbon ec...

The government of West Java collaborates with non-governmental organizations to manage river waste

Source: ANTARADate; January 25, 2022 Bandung, W Java (ANTARA) - West Java's provincial government is collaborating with non-governmental organizations (NGOs) -- Waste4Change and Sungai Watch -- to address the waste problem in 100 locations of rivers spread across Bekasi District, Bekasi City, and Ka...

Pana Village residents, NTT, now enjoy clean water: crop yields increased

Source: ANTARADate: January 20, 2022 Jakarta (ANTARA) - Residents of Pana village in Timor Tengah Selatan Regency (TTS), East Nusa Tenggara Province, can now enjoy clean water thanks to the construction of a water pump by the Regional Military Command (Kodam) IX/Udayana. The construction of this wat...

Task Force Utilization: New IKN development to prioritize basic infrastructure

Source: ANTARADate: January 19, 2022 Jakarta (ANTARA) - Development of Indonesia's new capital city (IKN) will prioritize the construction of basic infrastructure, especially water management facilities, head of the task force for new IKN's infrastructure development Danis H. Sumadilaga stated."Esta...

Swiss-USAID IUWASH PLUS helps 1.6 million Indonesians gain access to safe drinking water and sanitation

Source: Liputan 6Date: January 24, 2022 Liputan6.com, Jakarta - The United States and Indonesia have partnered for five years in a USAID Indonesia Urban Water, Sanitation, and Environmental Health Hygiene program for All (USAID IUWASH PLUS). As a result, more than 1.6 million people, including nearl...

Importance of natural disaster mitigation in Jayapura

Source: ANTARADate: January 18, 2022 ANTARA - Floods and landslides that struck Jayapura City, Papua Province, on January 6, 2022, for over a week left puddles and high mud mounds in the affected area. These are still visible in residential areas in the Organda Housing area of Heram and Konya S...

Water Crisis in North Jakarta

 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, ...