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Climate Change Could Alter Key Ocean Bacteria: Study

September 01, 2015
Climate change could put a type of oceanic bacteria into evolutionary overdrive in a way that could pose a threat to its long-term survivability and its important role in the food chain.

Jambi Declares State of Emergency over Forest Fires

August 30, 2015
Jambi's Administration has declared a state of forest and field fire emergencies, after Jambi's Acting Governor Irman, signed a decree on Thursday, August 28, 2015.

Sumatera Shrouded by Haze from 759 Hotspots

August 30, 2015
The Pekanbaru Meteorology, Climatology and Geophysics Agency (BMKG) said their satellites have located 759 hotspots in the island of Sumatera. These hotspots, indicated as land and forest fires, have caused leaves thick haze all the way to Riau.

Govt Bans Use of Mt. Muria Spring Water for Commercial Gains

August 26, 2015

The government of Central Java Province has ordered the exploitation of natural springs across the Muria mountain range - which spans across the regencies of Kudus and Jepara. Prior to the ban, much of the springs across the mountain were exploited for commercial gains.

 

Is Drought Causing Land to Sink?

August 24, 2015
As Californians continue pumping groundwater in response to the historic drought, the California Department of Water Resources today released a new NASA report showing land in the San Joaquin Valley is sinking faster than ever before, nearly 2 inches (5 centimeters) per month in some locations.

Jakarta to Cooperate with Rotterdam in Reclamation Project

August 24, 2015
The Jakarta provincial administration will partner with Rotterdam city, the Netherlands, in the island reclamation project along the northern coast of Jakarta.

Drought Hits 18 Villages in South Blitar

August 24, 2015
The El Nino that have caused a long drought in the country is affecting areas in Blitar District, East Java. There are 18 villages in 5 subdistricts that lacks clean water due to the decline of water in rivers and wells.

Getting women actively involved in climate change mitigation

August 18, 2015
What is it with climate change mitigation projects? Why have so many projects developed in Asia, but so few featuring women as agents of change and/or in productive roles? Do project developers and entrepreneurs not feel the need to include women? Or is it that climate change adaptation and mitigation mechanisms fail to explicitly recognize women’s contribution?

Tangerang to Cut Water Supply to Jakarta

August 18, 2015
The District Government of Tangerang is likely to force water supply cutbacks to Jakarta following the establishment of water crisis in the district.

Melting Glaciers Feed Antarctic Food Chain

August 12, 2015
Nutrient-rich water from melting Antarctic glaciers nourishes the ocean food chain, creating feeding “hot spots” in large gaps in the sea ice, according to a new study.
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