Source: The Jakarta Post Date: 29 July 2020  The ASEAN region lost about 33 per cent of its mangrove forests between 1980 and 2020, a decrease of more than 63,000sq km, said the ASEAN Centre for Biodiversity (ACB). Nations that comprise ASEAN have just around 43,000sq km of mangrove forest...
Source: TIMES IndonesiaDate: 18 Juni 2020 The problem of flooding and tidal flooding in the Semarang-Demak coastal area is not a new problem. At least this condition has occurred around a decade ago. However, this problem has only recently gotten worse. According to some experts, this is triggered b...
Source: World Resources Institute  Indonesia is one of the world's largest emitters of greenhouse gases (GHG). For the past two decades, GHG emissions have increased from almost all sectors, such as land-use (defined as land use, land-use change, and forestry including peat fires), energy, agri...
Source: MongabayDate: 19 May 2020 The Indonesian government plans to establish 900,000 hectares (2.2 million acres) of rice fields in the peatlands of Borneo, in what experts say is a worrying repeat of a near-identical project in the 1990s that failed.The earlier mega rice project (MRP) resulted in...
Source: ANTARA NewsDate: 13 May 2020 Forestry climate expert Daniel Murdiyarso said the existence of mangroves could have an important role in efforts to reduce greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions to curb climate change. "When we talk about excavation, the matter of building aquaculture is a challenge be...
Clean water and sanitation are essential for human life. Each person requires at least 20 to 50 liters of clean water each day for drinking, cooking, and hygiene. Unfortunately, half of the world population still lacks access to clean water and sanitation. The more dire condition can be felt in conf...
New research shows people across Southeast Asia are concerned that governments are not doing enough to address climate change. ASEAN should reinforce its institutional framework to mitigate the climate impacts. The new State of Southeast Asia 2020 survey report released by Singapore's ISEAS-Yusof Is...
Source: The Jakarta PostDate: 7 May 2020 Shortages in key commodities have been reported in most of Indonesia's 34 provinces as the nation copes with the double whammy of the coronavirus outbreak causing supply chain disruption and a dry spell hurting harvests. Garlic, sugar, chili and chicken eggs ...
​Source: LIPI (Indonesian Institute of Sciences)Date: 26 April 2020 ​Bogor - Along with climate change, the water cycle is also expected to experience significant changes and have an impact on human life. "There are at least five important impacts that occur due to climate change, namely water ...
​Source: The Jakarta PostDate: 23 March 2020 ​We are feeling the devastating impact of climate change daily on a global scale and this threat continues to grow at an unprecedented rate. The United Kingdom experienced its wettest February on record last month, with several regions experiencing rainfa...