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...
Source: The Jakarta Post Date: 31 July 2021 Indonesia needs to invest US$312 billion to reach its target for reducing greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions by 2030, according to Finance Minister Sri Mulyani Indrawati. The figure is based on the estimated contribution stated in the reworked nationally deter...
Source: ANTARADate: 29 July 2021 Jakarta (ANTARA) - The Marine Affairs and Fisheries Ministry (KKP) has targeted the National Fish Barn (LIN) Program to contribute Rp3.71 trillion each year to non-tax revenues (PNBP) owing to the vast potential in the fisheries sector. "If we (the KKP) implement the...
Source: TempoDate: July 28 2021 TEMPO.CO, Jakarta - The Environment and Forestry Ministry (KLHK) said 59 percent of rivers in Indonesia are still severely polluted. The sources of river water pollution include industrial waste, such as oil, gas, and mining, as well as domestic or household waste and...
Source: Wetlands Date: 23 July 2021  Wetlands International and its global and Indonesian partners present a series of Technical Guidelines on Building with Nature to restore eroding tropical muddy coasts. The guidelines share knowledge and lessons in a practical way to support the sound replic...
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...
Source: The Jakarta PostDate: July 26, 2021 Indonesia is scrambling to restore its sizeable mangrove forest loss, with the national Peatland and Mangrove Restoration Agency (BRGM) tasked with accelerating the process over the next four years, as the consequences of mangrove deforestation have been i...
Source: The World Bank Date:26 July 2021 "In 2007, my father asked people to join him to plant mangroves, but only a few were interested. Now, we feel the impact of beach abrasion on our daily lives. The sand began to erode, and many of the islands around Yensawai began to disappear," said Konstanti...
Source: Channel News Asia Date: 23 July 2021  State utility company PLN has pledged carbon neutrality by 2060, but the pledge merits greater scrutiny, says a researcher. In May 2021, Indonesia's biggest utility company, Perusahaan Listrik Negara (PLN), pledged to phase out fossil fuels by 2060 ...
Source: MongabayDate: 22 July 2021 Indonesia is boosting its tuna-fishing fleet in the high seas, taking advantage of increased harvest quotas.The plan is part of a five-year sustainable tuna fisheries policy update to be issued by the Indonesian fisheries ministry by the end of August.In addition t...
Source: PV Magazine Date: 21 July 2021  Singaporean solar developer Sunseap has signed a memorandum of understanding with the Batam Indonesia Free Zone Authority (BP Batam) – which is the public authority responsible for the management, development, and construction on the island of Batam in In...
Source: MongabayDate: July 20, 2021 This year's forest fire season in Indonesia is expected to be less severe than in previous years, but the haze from the burning could still compound the coronavirus crisis in the country. Favorable weather conditions and ongoing efforts to restore peatlands point ...
Source: Eco-Business Date: 19 July 2021 Straddling the seismically active Pacific Ring of Fire, Indonesia is one of the most geologically active countries in the world, with churning molten rock beneath the archipelago triggering about 1,000 tremors a month. The heat generated by movement in the Ear...
Source: CNN IndonesiaDate: July 18, 2021 Jakarta, CNN Indonesia -- The National Disaster Management Agency (BNPB) recorded an increasing number of residents affected by the flooding of Kapuas Hulu, West Kalimantan, by 7,357 families (KK) or 19,121 people. "19,121 people spread across several sub-dis...
Source: Mongabay IndonesiaDate: 16 July 2021 Indonesian-South Korean palm oil giant Korindo has been expelled from the Forest Stewardship Council after both parties couldn't come into an agreement on how to verify the company's compliance.Korindo was in the process of keeping its membership at the F...

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