Press release: Friday, 10 September 2021 - 10.00-12.00 CET/15:00-17:00 WIBFor more information, please e-mail: [email protected] Due to concerns over the massive flooding in the Jakarta area, a group of researchers and multidisciplinary professionals in collaboration with the Indonesian Embassy in...
Written by: Elnaya Mahadevi Pillian. We often hear about the urgency to appreciate water, but it is quite rare to really find reasons we can directly relate to; reasons that give a deep understanding on how important water is for our growth and development as human beings. The truth is, aside from b...
Source: United Nation University Date: September 8, 2021 Bonn, Germany 8 September – A new report, Interconnected Disaster Risks 2020/2021, was released today by United Nations University – Institute for Environment and Human Security (UNU-EHS). The report analyses 10 different disasters from 2020/2...
Source: McKinsey Sustainability and C40 citiesDate: 20 July 2021Research identifies 15 proven ways that urban areas around the world can adapt to climate risk.Cities are on the front lines of the growing physical risks associated with climate change [1]. They are home to more than half of the world'...
Date: 23 July 2021Source: UNEP Cities are engines for development and provide opportunities for innovation and interaction. But cities can also exacerbate some of the world's most serious environmental and socioeconomic challenges, and at the same time citizens and urban infrastructure are facing vu...
Source: UNICEFDate: July 30, 2021 Concrete steps to maintain the sustainability of sanitation services during the COVID-19 pandemic Just as water is a daily necessity, we cannot stop using sanitation facilities – even during COVID-19 or natural disasters. Nevertheless, during the COVID-19 pandemic, ...
Source: Wetlands Date: 23 July 2021  Wetlands International and its global and Indonesian partners present a series of Technical Guidelines on Building with Nature to restore eroding tropical muddy coasts. The guidelines share knowledge and lessons in a practical way to support the sound replic...
Source: The World Bank Date: 22 June 2021 New Climate Change Action Plan will increase high-impact support to deliver climate results, targeted towards reducing the trajectory of emissions and strengthening adaptation and resilience in developing countries. The World Bank Group today announced its n...
Source: The World Bank Date: 17 June 2021 Key Messages Hydro-climatic hazards don't need to become disasters: Hydro-climatology looks at the interaction between weather, watersheds, and water. Hydro-climatic extremes, such as periods of abnormal dryness or wetness, are natural hazards and are increa...
Source: The Ocean Panel A healthy ocean is the foundation for vibrant economies. Before the COVID-19 pandemic, ocean-based industries were estimated to contribute 2.5 percent of world gross value added and over 31 million direct full-time jobs. However, as governments seek to reset and rebuild follo...
Source: The World Bank Date: 20 May 2021 Indonesia is battling one of the greatest environmental challenges of our time—marine plastic debris. To support the Government of Indonesia's efforts on combating plastic waste and marine debris and its leadership in implementing the agenda, a better underst...
Source: Business MattersDate: April 6, 2021 On World Water Day this year, UNICEF published a report entitled 'Water Security for All', amplifying the urgent need to secure universal access to potable water sources and protect the world's dwindling water supplies. The paper is an appeal to "reimagine...
Source: World BankDate: March 25, 2021 For Indonesia, oceans are vital for its economy and welfare. With more than 17,500 islands and three-quarters of its territory at sea, oceans are central to Indonesia's prosperity. Yet, Indonesia's marine and coastal ecosystems and their economic value are unde...
Source: The World BankDate: February 26, 2021 Nestled in a narrow valley in the center of Java Island, Magelang City is surrounded by rivers and steep mountain slopes. Its location makes it highly exposed to natural hazards, particularly floods, earthquakes, and landslides. When a 2008 landslid...
Source: Water Science PolicyDate: 31 January 2021 A variety of nature-based and hybrid solutions are available to build sustainable value in and around ports.Financiers and investors are willing to jump in, but diffused benefits and a lack of hard and enforceable cashflows prevent uptake at scale12+...