Welcome to the Indonesia Water Challenge 2019!With over 17,500 islands make up the nation, which is flanked by the Indian and Pacific Oceans, Indonesia has a rich history of trade across seas. However, Indonesian ports have underperformed mainly due to poor infrastructure. Shortcomings in maritime l...
A 7.0-magnitude earthquake rocked the island of Lombok, West Nusa Tenggara (NTB) on Sunday, just a week after a 6.4-magnitude quake hit the same area.It also followed two quakes that occurred earlier on Sunday, a 5.6-magnitude one on the Mentawai Islands, West Sumatra, and a 5.2 one on the island of...
Source: Asia SentinelAlthough Indonesia's water resources account for almost 6 percent of the world's water or 21 percent of the Asia-Pacific region's total water resources, the country faces a worsening crisis over access to clean water for its 266.7 million people. Part of the problem, critics say...
​Source: Business InsiderDate: 22 March 2018​In honor of World Water Day, the Directorate General of Water Resources, the Ministry of Public Works and Housing of the Republic of Indonesia presented a series of nature-based solutions program. Aiming to ensure sustainable water use without imposing da...
During World Water Day on Thursday, several Jakartans went to City Hall and took a shower there. They were protesting against water privatization in Jakarta, which they said had failed to improve public access to water. They demanded that water management be returned to the public, as part of a glob...
Fish swim above coral in the waters of Bunaken, North Sulawesi. (Shutterstock/File) Source: http://www.thejakartapost.com/travel/2018/03/21/divers-in-bunaken-urged-to-plant-coral.htmlBunaken National Park (BTNB) urged divers, both local and foreign, at Bunaken Island, North Sulawesi, to plant coral ...
Source: detiknewsA ​total of 2,831 households (Head of Households) in four villages at Tamiang Hulu sub-district, Aceh, are experiencing a clean water crisis due to the lack of water resources and scarce rain.Head of Aceh Tamiang​ Disaster Mitigation Agency (Badan ...
Source: New York TimesDate: 12 December 2018A tsunami of human-made troubles in the Indonesian capital poses an imminent threat to the city's survival. And it has to deal with mounting threats from climate change.​Rasdiono remembers when the sea was a good distance from his doorstep, down a hill. Ba...