After a week of workshops and five weeks of online brainstorming, discussion, and mentoring sessions, the UNESCO Water Resilience Challenge 2021 finally reached its final phase! On Friday, 12 November 2021, the five teams or UWRC 2021 were presented their final ideas and solutions to the juries. Sli...
Did you know that based on EPA, the burning of coal, natural gas, and oil for electricity and heat is the largest single source of global greenhouse gas emissions? While according to Energypedia, those are one of the primary energy supplies in Indonesia. Let's take part in tackling climate change by...
Following the technical meeting and 4-day workshop in Phase I, the Challenge continues to Phase II, which started on 11 October until 11 November 2021. This phase aims to sharpen the teams in translating their strategies into solutions with the guidance of experienced mentors. Within these five week...
The demand for water keeps increasing due to various aspects. Swipe left to read some interesting facts and actual data about it!  Numerous strategies and efforts should be made to keep up with the increasing water demand. Swipe left to learn more about it! 
"Indonesia is an agrarian country," you must have heard about that a lot, right? However, as an agrarian country, Indonesia still face some tough challenges in this sector. Are you curious? Swipe left to read more! We have learned about the challenges of the Indonesian agricultural sector from the p...
Climate change has become a significant challenge in the modern world. What is its impact on water, and how should we react towards it? Click the right button to read more!
"You are the future of the Rinjani-Lombok Biosphere Reserve and UNESCO Global Geopark. Without the engagement and leadership of young people, Biosphere Reserve and UNESCO Global Geopark research Rinjani-Lombok will not be possible." Moh. Djelid, Director and Representative UNESCO Jakarta Office. Wor...
The world is changing – and it is changing fast. The emergence of modern technologies and rapid shifts in social, economic, and political aspects have increased the urgency to adopt more sustainable methods of living. As a new set of challenges come to the fore, it seems necessary to think ahead ins...
We are reaching to the end of the series! Here's some interesting facts about biosphere reserves located in the beautiful Nusa Tenggara islands! Not to show special favouritism, but pssst.. expect to hear more about the last biosphere reserve on UNESCO Water Resilience Challenge 2021 through Indones...
Borneo is said to be one of the most biodiverse places on the planet, being home to an estimated 15,000 different plant species. Here's some facts about Kalimantan's biosphere reserves! Click here to see Biosphere Reserves in Nusa Tenggara! 
The world's eleventh-largest island in the world has 5 biosphere reserves in it, what are they? Click on the right button to read more! Click here to see Biosphere Reserves in Kalimantan!
There are 19 biosphere reserves in Indonesia, of which 5 of them are located in Java Island. Can you name it? Click on the right button for more!   Click here to see Biosphere Reserves in Sumatra!
Biosphere reserves are sites established by countries and recognized by UNESCO to promote sustainable development. Have you checked our previous post about this? If you haven't, you surely want to check it out here before we jump into a sea of facts about biosphere reserves in Indonesia in our #Bios...
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...

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