Welcome to the August edition of Indonesia Water Journal, readers! As we celebrate the 76th Indonesia Independence Day, we had prepared a lovely infographic here. This month, we also featured a special interview regarding peatland restoration in Indonesia, McKinsey Sustainability's report on how cit...
Albeit covering only three percent of the world's land surface, peatlands could store 550 billion tonnes of carbon. It is twice as much as the forests do globally. Additionally, peatlands hold 10 percent of global freshwater resources, according to the International Mire Conservation Group and the I...
Dear readers, Welcome to Indonesia Water Journal July 2021 Edition! We have highlighted some articles and infographics related to water, mangrove, and peatland conservation as we celebrate World Nature Conservation Day this month. Feel free to share this Journal with your colleagues as we aim to pro...
Save water. That's a very common phrase we often see all over the media. Although it may sound cliché, actually the short phrase has a really deep meaning. To put it into numbers, 71% of the Earth is covered in water, but only 3% of them is freshwater. With such a small percentage and the growing po...
Welcome to the second edition of Indonesia Water Journal! As we celebrate the World Ocean and Environment Day, we have highlighted two articles, several infographics, and video in this edition. Feel free to share this Journal with your colleagues as we aim to provide you with the latest insight from...
Ocean has become the blood on Indonesian veins for centuries. There is even a children's song titled "Nenek Moyangku Seorang Pelaut", which translates directly into "My Ancestor was a Sailor". The blood has been ingrained since Javanese sailors arrived in China in 131 AD to the heyday of Srivijaya E...
This year, the world celebrates the 47th World Environment Day. A day where everyone encourages awareness and action for the preservation of the environment. Each year, the program has provided a theme and forum for businesses, non-government organizations, communities, governments to advocate envir...
Welcome to the first edition of Indonesia Water Journal! The Indonesia Water Journal is a monthly newsletter from the Indonesia Water Portal aiming to provide you with the latest insight from water, maritime, and waste sector of Indonesia. Inside the Journal, you will find carefully curated news and...
In Indonesia, Kartini's Day is celebrated annually on the 21st of April. The day is to commemorate the birth of women's emancipation pioneer, Raden Adjeng Kartini. Living in the tradition of the past, Kartini used to face gender discrimination where girls should be secluded in the hom...