Eleonora PEW – Academics from a number of campuses have declared their opposition to the construction of an andesite rock quarry at Wadas Village.
Environment & Natural Disasters
Fitria Chusna Farisa, Jakarta – The government plans to start the construction of the new capital city (IKN) mega-project "Nusantara" in North Penajam Paser, East Kalimantan, in mid-2022.
Jakarta – The Indonesian Forum for the Environment (Walhi) has outlined at least three environmental problems found from the results of a Strategic Environmental Study (KLHS) on Indonesia's propose
Jakarta – The Indonesian Forum for the Environment (Walhi) says that 222 illegal palm oil corporations have been granted amnesty or in other words they can continue operating despite not meeting th
Jakarta – The Indonesian Forum for the Environment (Walhi) supports the move by President Joko "Jokowi" Widodo to revoke some 2,078 mining business permits which are inactive or "lying idle".
Jakarta – The province of South Sulawesi is said to be heading for destruction or collapse due to the continuing loss of forest cover. The remaining forest cover is less than 40 percent.
Jakarta – The Indonesian Forum for the Environment (Walhi) says that around 350 companies will be let off the hook thanks to the enactment of Law Number 11/2020 on Job Creation (Ciptaker).
Jakarta – Indonesian Forum for the Environment (Walhi) Food, Water and Essential Ecosystem Campaign Manager Wahyu Perdana says that this is not the first time that the government has tried to defen
Jakarta – West Kalimantan Indonesian Forum for the Environment (Walhi) Regional Executive Director Nicodemus Ale says that the acute flooding in Sintang regency needs to be understood in terms of t
Jakarta – A coalition of non-government organisations (NGOs) believes that the government is anti-criticism because it often responds to criticism with threats of criminalisation and audits.