Source: Deutsche Welle Date: 2 June 2021 A few hundred meters from the village of Sopokomil in northern Sumatra, Indonesia, work is set to begin on a tailings dam for a zinc mine that experts say is a recipe for disaster. The site rests on unstable volcanic ash. The region is wet and regu...
Source: The Jakarta Post Date: 16 May 2021 The Big Durian has been ranked as the world's most environmentally vulnerable metropolitan, as climate change, pollution, heatwaves, earthquakes and flooding are key threats to the capital's residents and businesses. Jakarta was dubbed the "worst-performing...
Source: The Jakarta Post Date: 24 April 2021 Plastic pollution is never far away in Southeast Asia. It's in the streets, the rivers, the forests, the beaches and almost anywhere else you care to look. According to a 2018 United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) analysis of plastics production, de...
Source: South China Morning Post Date: 9 August 2020  Malaysia, Thailand, the Philippines and Indonesia have seen a surge in plastic waste as environmental awareness takes a back seat to health concernsThere has been a heavy reliance on food-delivery services and online shopping ...