Source: The Jakarta Post Date: 7 January 2021  The ocean is indeed a great value to the world. The World Wide Fund for Nature (WWF), the Global Change Institute, University of Queensland and Boston Consulting Group estimated the economic value of the ocean at US$24 trillion in 2015, which ...
Source: Forests NewsDate: 30 December 2020 Getting a jump start on U.N. Decade on Ecosystem Restoration A Strategic Coordination Team for Wetlands Management created by Indonesia's Ministry of National Planning or National Development Planning Agency (Bappenas) in October aims to streamline the coun...
Source: Tempo.co Date: 19 December 2020  The Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) today, December 19, has welcomed the recent decision by the Global Environment Facility (GEF) Council to approve 13 FAO-led projects in 16 countries, totaling some $78.5 million. ...
Source: The Jakarta Post Date: 15 December 2020  Last week we celebrated the five year anniversary of the Paris Agreement, the monumental moment when the world's leaders came together at the 21st Conference of Parties (COP) and agreed to take the necessary action to ensure a better world f...
Source: The Jakarta PostDate: 7 December 2020 Heavy downpours battering North Sumatra since Thursday have caused floods and landslides in some parts of the region, claiming the lives of eight people.  North Sumatra Governor Edy Rahmayadi said floods and landslides had been reported in some area...
Source: The Jakarta PostDate: 4 December 2020 Every year, pounding rains wash away mountains of plastic waste from the streets of Jakarta, with some of it ending up as far away as Bali's beaches. So scientists are turning to satellites to trace the rubbish and figure out how to tackle the problem.&n...
Source: The Jakarta PostDate: 28 November 2020 The Environment and Forestry Ministry and the World Bank signed a deal on Friday on the Forest Carbon Partnership Facility (FCPF), which provides an additional opportunity for the government to receive payments in exchange for reducing carbon emissions....
Source: ANTARA NewsDate: 25 November 2020 State electricity company PT Perusahaan Listrik Negara (PLN) said it will need at least 8 million tons of waste per year as a replacement for coal to operate its thermal power plants. The waste will replace 5 percent of coal needs to operate the power plants...
What the Challenge is about Indonesia Healthy Rivers Challenge 2020 is a capacity-building program by The Water Agency that challenges and inspires Indonesia's Young River Leaders to contribute their own original ideas and solutions towards the sustainable development of river basins. In this first ...
Source: Merdeka.comDate: 16 November 2020 Gubernur Jawa Barat, Ridwan Kamil menginginkan masyarakat lokal tak hanya jadi penonton dalam pembangunan kawasan metropolitan Cirebon, Subang dan Majalengka (Rebana). Termasuk di kawasan Patimban, Kabupaten Subang, Jawa Barat. Dia ingin warga lokal jadi kom...
Source: ANTARA News Date: 7 October 2020  Fatchy Muhammad termasuk orang yang percaya bahwa bencana banjir dan kekeringan di Jakarta seharusnya tidak perlu terjadi jika konsep pengendalian air bisa dikelola secara optimal.  Pada kenyataannya di musim hujan, banjir masih merendam beber...
Source: ANTARA News Date: 25 October 2020  Flood waters reaching a height of up to 1.9 meters swamped several residential areas located on river banks connecting Cileungsi and Cikeas rivers, Bekasi City, West Java, on Sunday morning. "Some of the affected houses have an average water level...
Source: The Conversation Date: 23 October 2020  In July, Indonesia's state-owned oil company, Pertamina, produced its first batch of biofuel made entirely from palm oil. Called D100, this "green diesel" is part of Indonesia's strategy to promote what is claimed to be environmentally friend...
Source: Tempo.co Date: 22 October 2020  "Grow, Nourish, Sustain. Together", the theme of the World Food Day 2020 reminds us all of what needs to become a priority: making diversified healthy diets available and accessible to all. In Indonesia, almost one-third of the children below 5 years...
Source: The Jakarta Post Date: 20 October 2020  When 53-year-old Azizi is not tending to his crab farm, he would be nursing the 456-hectare mangrove forest near his home in the village of Gambus in North Sumatra's Batu Bara regency.  The former fisherman said recently that fewer than ...

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