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Fears for Indonesian Park’s Rare Species as Trump Town Rises

Fears for Indonesian Park’s Rare Species as Trump Town Rises

Shrouded in mist and cloud, the twin volcanoes of the lushly forested Gunung Gede Pangrango national park are the brooding guardians of nature’s last stand on teeming Java island. Indonesia’s overflowing, polluted capital is a couple of hours north, and with Trump-branded properties being built next to this protected area, Jakarta may soon feel even closer.

British-owned Cruise Ship Wrecks One of Indonesia’s Best Coral Reefs

British-owned Cruise Ship Wrecks One of Indonesia’s Best Coral Reefs

One of the main coral reefs at Raja Ampat, an Indonesian island chain home to perhaps the world’s richest marine biodiversity, was severely damaged last week when a Bahamian-flagged cruise ship smashed into it at low tide, according to an official report. The 90-meter Caledonian Sky, owned by tour operator Noble Caledonia, ran aground in […]

Indonesia Sees Increase in Illegal Wildlife Trade

Indonesia Sees Increase in Illegal Wildlife Trade

Wildlife Conservation Society – Indonesia Program (WCS-IP) noted that volume of illegal wildlife trade has quadrupled since 2010 with a value of Rp13 trillion per year.

Indonesia to Reduce Plastic Wastes by 70 Percent

Indonesia to Reduce Plastic Wastes by 70 Percent

The Indonesian government is committed to reducing plastic wastes by 70 percent by the end of 2025, initiated with the launch of a national action plan for tackling plastic wastes in oceans

Bali Fishermen Release Seven Blacktip Sharks

Bali Fishermen Release Seven Blacktip Sharks

Fishermen in Gilimanuk village of Jembrana disrict, Bali, has released seven blacktip sharks to the open sea, after they were trapped in fishermens nets.