Environment & Natural Disasters

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May 2024

CNN Indonesia – May 16, 2024

Jakarta – The Jakarta Indonesian Forum for the Environment (Walhi) has criticised acting Jakarta Governor Heru Budi Hartono's proposal to create a special island for waste disposal.

CNN Indonesia – May 6, 2024

Jakarta – The South Sulawesi (Sulsel) Indonesian Forum for the Environment (Walhi) says that the suspected reason for the flash flood and landslide disaster in Luwu regency is because the forest cover on Mount Latimojong has declined significantly.

April 2024

CNN Indonesia – April 4, 2024

Jakarta – Civil society activist organisations have condemned the guilty verdict handed down by the Jepara District Court in Central Java on Thursday April 4 against Karimunjawa environmental activist Daniel Frits Maurits Tangkilisan who was indicted under the Information and Electronic Transaction (

March 2024

Kompas.com – March 22, 2024

Danur Lambang Pristiandaru – Environmental activist Daniel Frits Maurits Tangkilisan is facing 10 months in prison after being indicted under the Information and Electronic Transaction (ITE) Law.

January 2024

Halmahera Post – January 29, 2024

Ternate – The North Maluku Indonesian Forum for the Environment (Walhi), the Halmahera Study Forum (FOSHAL), the Indonesian Legal Aid Foundation (YLBHI) and Trend Asia have revealed the adverse effects caused by nickel

CNN Indonesia – January 23, 2024

Jakarta – Indonesian Forum for the Environment (Walhi) spatial planning and infrastructure campaign manager Dwi Sawung has highlighted that the three vice presidential candidates (cawapres) failed to take up the issue of the Omnibus Law on Job Cr

CNN Indonesia – January 22, 2024

Jakarta – Greenpeace Indonesia says it regrets that the vice presidential debate on Sunday January 21 did not show any commitment on the part of the three presidential tickets running in the 2024 elections to overcome the climate crisis.

December 2023

CNN Indonesia – December 7, 2023

Jakarta – President Joko "Jokowi" Widodo has laughed upon hearing that environmental activists walked out on him on December 1 when he was giving a speech at the COP28 Climate Conference in Dubai, United Arab Emirates.

November 2023

CNN Indonesia – November 22, 2023

Jakarta – The Ministry of Environment and Forestry (KLHK) has ensured that thousands of illegal oil palm companies operating in forest area have been exonerated or legalised thanks to the Omnibus Law on Job Creation.

Sinar Harapan – November 18, 2023

Banjar Chaeruddin – The City and Universe Clean Air Initiative Coalition (Ibukota) is asking President Joko "Jokowi" Widodo to immediately implement the court ruling on improving air quality in Jakarta and its surrounding areas after the Supreme Court (MA) rejected a cassation appeal.