Source: The Jakarta PostDate: October 18, 2021. Both at home and abroad, plastic waste is a mounting problem that is not going to disappear on its own. The United Nations estimates that 8 million tons of plastic is dumped into the ocean worldwide each year, with Indonesia contributing upward of 600,...
Source: TEMPODate: October 15, 2021. TEMPO.CO, Jakarta - The new Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) Representative to Indonesia, Rajendra Aryal, presented his credentials to the Indonesian Foreign Affairs Minister Retno Marsudi on September 13. At th online meeting, he rea...
Source: ANTARADate: October 14, 2021. Jakarta (ANTARA) - The governments of Indonesia and South Korea continue to bolster cooperation in the maritime sector through a bilateral meeting here, Wednesday. Coordinating Minister for Maritime Affairs and Investment Luhut Binsar Pandjaitan held a bilateral...
Source: ANTARADate: October 4, 2021 Kupang, East Nusa Tenggara (ANTARA) - The disaster mitigation office (BPBD) of Sikka District in Flores Island, East Nusa Tenggara (NTT) Province, has supplied clean water to 70 villages reeling from a water crisis triggered by a drought. "As many as 70 villages, ...
Source: ANTARADate: September 30, 2021 Jakarta (ANTARA) - Indonesia continues to realize the global commitment to preserving water resources ahead of the G20 presidency in 2022, Environment and Forestry Minister Siti Nurbaya Bakar stated at the virtual High-Level Dialogue on Water on Wednesday. Acco...
Source: New Straits TimesDate: September 20, 2021 THE INDONESIAN government hopes to groom 1,000 new entrepreneurs in the fisheries sector three years from now. This was revealed by Marine and Fisheries Product Competitiveness director general Artati Widiarti, according to the Antara news agency. Th...
Source: CNN IndonesiaDate: September 17, 2021 Jakarta, CNN Indonesia - Floods submerged three villages in Gorontalo Regency, Gorontalo Province on Friday (17/9) afternoon. A total of 275 families (KK) with a total of 929 residents were affected by the flood. The three flooded villages were Tolite Vi...
Source: World BankDate: September 16, 2021. As cities grow, so do urban water challenges. It is estimated that the urban population worldwide will nearly double by 2050 ⁠— an increase that has serious implications for water demand in cities.Urban water demand is expected to rise to 30 percent of the...
Source: ANTARADate: September 14, 2021 Jakarta (ANTARA) - Indonesian fishers should be masters in their own country and enjoy an improved standard of living and economic prosperity, Presidential Chief of Staff (KSP) Moeldoko has stressed. Moeldoko made the remarks while overseeing the signing of a m...
Source: The Jakarta PostDate: September 14, 2021  New coal projects in decline as financing disappearsAsia at the center of world's remaining coal pipelineMeasures needed to mitigate unemployment, inequalities With six nations accounting for over 80 percent of planned new coal projects globally...
Source: World BankDate: 10 September 2021. JAKARTA, September 10, 2021 – The World Bank's Board of Executive Directors today approved a US$380 million loan to develop Indonesia's first pumped storage hydropower plant, aiming to improve power generation capacity during peak demand, while support...
Source: United Nation University Date: September 8, 2021 Bonn, Germany 8 September – A new report, Interconnected Disaster Risks 2020/2021, was released today by United Nations University – Institute for Environment and Human Security (UNU-EHS). The report analyses 10 different disasters from 2020/2...
Learning Ground for the Young Water Leaders As the urgency and complexity of water and other climate-related problems in Indonesia are increasing dramatically, educating the next generation of water and climate leaders is a priority for Indonesia, now and in the coming years. One of the best ways to...
Source: CNN IndonsiaDate: September 7, 2021 Jakarta, CNN Indonesia -- Scientists predict that extreme sea level rise along coastlines around the world will occur 100 times more frequently by the end of the century, especially in tropical regions such as Hawaii, the Caribbean, the Philippines and Ind...
Source: TEMPODate: September 2, 2021 TEMPO.CO, Jakarta - Jakarta Water Resource Agency Head Yusmada Faizal confirmed the threat that the capital city has the potential to sink given the fact that some of the coastal areas are already below sea level. "It shows that the threat exists because parts of...

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