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Mountains of Garbage Overshadow Indonesia’s Ambitious Tourism Plans

Mountains of Garbage Overshadow Indonesia’s Ambitious Tourism Plans

A sprawling archipelago of white sandy beaches, towering active volcanoes, seas abundant with marine life, rich rainforests, and dozens of ethnic cultures, it’s easy to see the traveller’s allure of visiting Indonesia. But even the most pristine of tourist attractions have a dirty little secret, as quoted from Indonesia Expat.

PLN to go nuclear if renewable energy goal flops

PLN to go nuclear if renewable energy goal flops

State electricity company PT PLN has revived Indonesia’s long held ambition to operate nuclear power plants after it officially floated the idea for the first time in its new business plan, which will guide the company’s operation until 2026.

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 Tourism Development Getting Out of Control

Bali Tourism Development Getting Out of Control

Besides a moratorium on new hotel construction, the alliance also urged the government to consistently enforce Bali’s spatial planning and culture tourism bylaws, which were aimed to protect the region’s culture and nature from uncontrolled development.