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,...
Albeit covering only three percent of the world's land surface, peatlands could store 550 billion tonnes of carbon. It is twice as much as the forests do globally. Additionally, peatlands hold 10 percent of global freshwater resources, according to the International Mire Conservation Group and the I...
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: ANTARADate: July 14, 2021 Jakarta (ANTARA) - Global consumers are becoming more discerning about fishery products, including whether the fish are captured legally and ethically or not, Head of Indonesia Bachelor of Marine Science Association (Iskindo), Zulficar Mochtar, has said. "Buyers are...
Source: The Jakarta PostDate: July 12, 2021 More than half of global GDP is now generated in countries that have net-zero mandates, meaning that they will reduce, absorb, or abate greenhouse-gas emissions so that their economies become carbon neutral. Among them: China, the European Union, Japan, an...
Ocean has become the blood on Indonesian veins for centuries. There is even a children's song titled "Nenek Moyangku Seorang Pelaut", which translates directly into "My Ancestor was a Sailor". The blood has been ingrained since Javanese sailors arrived in China in 131 AD to the heyday of Srivijaya E...
This year, the world celebrates the 47th World Environment Day. A day where everyone encourages awareness and action for the preservation of the environment. Each year, the program has provided a theme and forum for businesses, non-government organizations, communities, governments to advocate envir...
In Indonesia, Kartini's Day is celebrated annually on the 21st of April. The day is to commemorate the birth of women's emancipation pioneer, Raden Adjeng Kartini. Living in the tradition of the past, Kartini used to face gender discrimination where girls should be secluded in the hom...
Source: ANTARA NewsDate: 18 February 2021 The Ministry of Environment and Forestry said it is keen to support the waste management sector and help strengthen the implementation of circular economy in Indonesia. "Waste management has been one of the most resilient business sectors during the COVID-19...
Source: The Jakarta Post Date: 7 January 2021  The ocean is indeed a great value to the world. The World Wide Fund for Nature (WWF), the Global Change Institute, University of Queensland and Boston Consulting Group estimated the economic value of the ocean at US$24 trillion in 2015, which ...
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...
​Source: The Jakarta PostDate: 11 April 2020​ ​Amid the current pandemic and in the absence of effective vaccines and antiviral drugs, preventive measures are essential to reduce the spread of COVID-19. Numerous scientists, health professionals, officials, teachers and parents are tirelessly remindi...
​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...
​Source: CNN IndonesiaDate: 28 February 2020 Jakarta, CNN Indonesia - Global temperatures and sea levels continue to rise every year resulting in coastal cities experiencing devastating floods. Some cities have even sunk because of rising sea levels that are slowly reaching their shores. Others are ...
​Source: The Jakarta PostDate: 13 February 2020 A hydropower plant project in the Batang Toru ecosystem in South Tapanuli, North Sumatra, has been lauded for its future role of supplying electricity to the supposedly underpowered province and helping curb the country's greenhouse gas emissions. Howe...

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