The reduced absorption of the Kapuas River indicates environmental damage

Source: ANTARADate: April 27, 2022 Pontianak (ANTARA) - Professor of Civil Engineering at Tanjungpura University (Untan) Pontianak, Prof. Henny Herawati, believes that the silting or drought in the Kapuas River is an indication of environmental damage in West Kalimantan Province."This is because the...

Sepaku Semoi Dam will begin filling with water in 2023 to provide drinking water to IKN

Source: KompasDate: 21 April, 2022 JAKARTA, KOMPAS.com - Secretary-General of the Ministry of Public Works and Public Housing (PUPR) Mohamad Zainal Fatah said the Sepaku Semoi Dam in Penajam Paser Utara, East Kalimantan, will begin to be filled with water (impounding) in 2023.  Fatah said ...

The Capital of South Kalimantan Province, Assisted by the Ministry of PUPR, Banjarbaru Improves Sanitation

Source: JejakrekamDate: April 18, 2022 Jejakrekam - Among other things, Banjarbaru City will be more advanced, the economy will grow, new areas will appear and so on. However, this will also have a negative impact if it is not addressed from the start. One of them is related to population sanit...

Illegal Gold Mine Contaminating Clean Water Source of Bengkayang Residents Located in Protected Forest

 Source: KOMPASDate: March 4, 2022 BENGKAYANG, KOMPAS.com - Unlicensed gold mining (PETI) activities that pollute the clean water source of PDAM Tirta Bengkayang at the Riam Madi Intake, Tiga Berkat Village, Lumar District, Bengkayang Regency, West Kalimantan (West Kalimantan) have penetrated i...

Biosphere reserves in Kalimantan

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! 

Why Indonesia’s rice paddy expansion is raising climate concerns

Source: The Christian Science MonitorDate: May 20, 2021. By canoe, it's a 20-minute ride from the nearest village to the last piece of paradise in the heart of Borneo. The destination is a small research station in a tropical forest that is home to orangutans, proboscis monkeys, majestic hornbills, ...

Polemik Peta Hutan Kalimantan Mengikis & Ancaman Banjir Besar

Source: CNN Indonesia Date: 19 January 2021  Insiden banjir yang menggenangi 10 kabupaten/kota di Kalimantan Selatan mengundang perdebatan dan gemuruh protes dari aktivis dan pegiat lingkungan hingga warga internet di jejaring sosial. Sebuah gambar peta deforestasi di Pulau Kalimantan dari...