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The Last Glaciers of Indonesia

The Last Glaciers of Indonesia

By Sribala Subramanian
Tropical ice sheets are "canaries in the coal mine" when it comes to climate change.

Deforestation in Indonesia Spiked Last Year, But Some Trends Are Improving

Deforestation in Indonesia Spiked Last Year, But Some Trends Are Improving

By Victoria Milko
According to one resources analyst, large-scale deforestation appears to be shrinking compared to the past.
How Indonesia Can Better Conserve Sumatra’s Peatland Forests

How Indonesia Can Better Conserve Sumatra’s Peatland Forests

By Mohammad Yunus
The current approach isn't working. The government needs to align its efforts with the economic needs of local communities.

Indonesia’s Volcanoes Are Famous, But Is There a Way to Make Them Safer?

Indonesia’s Volcanoes Are Famous, But Is There a Way to Make Them Safer?

By Aisyah Llewellyn
The eruption of Mount Marapi in West Sumatra on December 3 claimed the lives of 23 people.

Indonesian Parliament Passes Emergency Jobs Regulation

Indonesian Parliament Passes Emergency Jobs Regulation

By Sebastian Strangio
The regulation, which intends to make Indonesia a more attractive destination for foreign investment, has been staunchly opposed by unions and environmental groups.

What’s Driving Taiwan’s Mass Protests?
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What’s Driving Taiwan’s Mass Protests?

Nusantara Gets the Nod as Indonesia Names Its New Capital City

Nusantara Gets the Nod as Indonesia Names Its New Capital City

By Luke Hunt
Construction of the new capital is to begin this year with an eye-watering budget of $35 billion.

Development and Conservation Clash at Indonesia’s Komodo National Park

Development and Conservation Clash at Indonesia’s Komodo National Park

By Victoria Milko
New development efforts pit hopes for more tourists against concerns about damaging the very same environment that draws them.
Indonesia’s Participation at COP26

Indonesia’s Participation at COP26

By Noto Suoneto and Gracia Paramitha
From deforestation to coal use, Indonesia was in the spotlight during the U.N. Climate Change Conference in Glasgow.

Indonesia’s New Omnibus Law Trades ‘Green Growth’ for Environmental Ruin 

Indonesia’s New Omnibus Law Trades ‘Green Growth’ for Environmental Ruin 

By Phelim Kine
The new legislation will do irreparable harm to Indonesia's environment. It could well turn away foreign investors, too.

30 Dead, Thousands Caught in Flooding in Indonesia’s Capital

30 Dead, Thousands Caught in Flooding in Indonesia’s Capital

By Associated Press
While waters have begun to recede, the death toll has climbed to 30 and thousands have been left displaced.

Oil Spilling Into the Java Sea

Oil Spilling Into the Java Sea

By Agoes Rudianto
In July, oil began bubbling to the surface of the Java Sea and washing ashore, slicking beaches black.
The Oil Spill in Indonesia Will Cost PT Pertamina

The Oil Spill in Indonesia Will Cost PT Pertamina

By I Ketut Dharma Putra Yoga
This is the second oil spill involving PT Pertamina in the last two years, and the legal consequences will be serious.

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