Indonesian officials have sought to neuter an apparent bid to auction off private tourism enclaves to foreign investors in a marine reserve in the country’s east.
New Guinea is one of the most biodiverse regions on the planet.
Scientists who "eavesdropped" on a restored coral reef in Indonesia say their recordings of fish "whooping, croaking and growling" are the reef coming back to life. Over a decade, the reef has been re-seeded with new corals. The researchers used underwater microphones to record at the site.
A district head in Indonesia’s West Papua province has issued a decree that recognizes the rights of an Indigenous clan to its ancestral lands and forests.
The lives of coastal dwellers and the ocean are intricately linked.
The coastal habitats in Indonesia are being exploited beyond their capacity from overfishing by more fishers using more efficient fishing gears, and coral reefs are being damaged from illegal and destructive fishing methods...In response to the growing recognition of the loss of these valuable ma
Caring for people's health is a prescription for protecting rainforests, slowing climate change and creating significant monetary value, according to a new Stanford-led study. The analysis, published in PNAS on Oct.
Elon Musk’s call for miners to dig more nickel for Tesla’s batteries faces its biggest test in Indonesia, where companies in the world’s top producing nation are planning to dump millions of tonnes of waste into the sea.
A company owned by a politically connected Indonesian family and an investor from New Zealand has begun clearing rainforest within an area slated to become the world’s largest oil palm plantation.
The Indonesian government plans to close the island to the public from January next year in a bid to conserve the rare reptiles.The scheme also involves moving about 2,000 villagers off the island...It is hoped that closing the island to tourists will cut the risk of poaching and allow a recovery