Gov't Restores 400,000 Hectares of Peatlands in 2017

December 06, 2016
The Peatland Restoration Agency (BRG) has set a target to restore 400,000 hectares of peatland in 2017.The Agency will need Rp 1.44 trillion for the restoration effort while adding that only Rp912 billion are available.

Bekasi Mangrove Shrinks at 1,000 Hectares Each Year

October 31, 2016
Bekasi District`s Fisheries and Maritime Agency, West Java, has recorded the shrinking of mangrove forests in Muaragembong and Tarumajaya since 1997 and each year they shrink up to 1,000 heactare in each subdistrict.

Indonesia Peak Rainy Season Expected in January, February 2017

October 31, 2016
Indonesia is expecting the rainy season to peak in January and February 2017, according to the Meteorological, Climatology, and Geophysics Agency (BMKG).

Reclamation Project Worsens Floods in Jakarta: Expert

October 31, 2016

Muslim Muin, marine engineering expert with the Bandung Institute of Technology, said that the Jakarta Bay reclamation project would cause severe floods as no barrier would prevent sea water from entering the land.

VP Kalla Presents Environment Awards on World Environment Day

July 26, 2016
Vice President Jusuf Kalla presented 167 environment awards at World Environment Day commemorations held in Siak District, Riau province. The awards include 10 "Kalpataru" awards for individuals and community groups, and 11 "Nirwasita Tantra" awards for cities, districts and provinces, in recognition of their reports on the environmental conditions in their respective regions.

Earth on Track for Hottest Year Ever as Warming Speeds Up

July 26, 2016
The earth is on track for its hottest year on record and warming at a faster rate than expected, the World Meteorological Organization (WMO) said on Thursday.

Coral Reefs, Vital for Maintaining Food Supply

July 26, 2016
Coral reefs are not just beautiful but also crucial for maintaining the food supply for millions of people living along the coast all over the world. Some 850 million people live within 100km of a coral reef - known as the "rainforest of the ocean" - and derive some economic benefits from the services provided by their ecosystem.

Semarang Declares Coastal Flood Emergency Status

June 27, 2016
Central Java Governor Ganjar Pranowo has declared the coastal flood that inundated the city of Semarang as a disaster emergency.

Flash Floods Damages Rice Fields and Homes in Brebes

June 20, 2016
Flash floods have inundated the village of Adisana in Brebes' Bumiayu District in Central Java on Saturday evening, June 18, 2016. The floods struck after a heavy showers fell for an entire day. "As a result, the rivers and creeks around the area burst its' banks - and destroyed the levees at the village of Penggarutan," said Adisana Village Chief, Komarudin.

BNPB: Increase Alertness About Possible Floods, Landslides

June 20, 2016

The National Disaster Mitigation Agency (BNPB) has instructed its regional branch offices (BPBD) to stay even more alert in anticipation of possible floods and landslides following signs of climate change impact.

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Held in Da Nang, Vietnam May 5-7, 2018. It aims to provide a forum for researchrs, practitioners, and professionals from both the industry and the academia to share their newest research findings and results. Submission Deadline: December 15, 2017

ICOCE--EI Compendex, Scopus 2018 : 2018 2nd International Conference on Civil Engineering (ICOCE 2018)

Applications are invited for the International Capacity Building Workshop on Green Growth from 19th – 23rd July 2017 as a follow up to the International Workshop on Climate Change organized in May 2015.

The International Capacity Building Workshop on Green Growth

The Asia Pacific Youth Parliament for Water (APYPW) is a gathering of youth delegates representing different countries within the Asia Pacific region. The APYPW is to bring a diversity of young voices together toward global water issues and in the process encouraging them to deeply ponder and invest

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Green Idea Contest for World Day to Combat Desertification 2017 which is a part of National Desert Campaign of Iran. This is a green student-run project devoted to the global earth challenges such as desertification, climate change, land degradation, deforestation, biodiversity loss, water scarcity

Green Idea Contest for World Day to Combat Desertification 2017

The Smart Energy Challenge 2017 dares you to think of alternatives for how to influence others to live more sustainably by reducing energy use. In particular, this competition focuses on sustainable energy that tackles 3 of the 17 United Nations goals. By implementing new technologies, organizing ac

Smart Energy Challenge 2017 in Stockholm, Sweden

The Asia-Pacific Youth Exchange (APYE) is a program that responds to the global necessity of meaningfully including young people in SDG activities. By simulating policy formulation and project execution centered on SDGs, youth delegates have a unique opportunity to learn and hone the skills necessar

Asia Pacific Youth Exchange 2017 in Manila, Philippines

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How We Set Up a Network of Partners to Achieve Greater Influence

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Five Critical Factors for Working Well in Partnerships

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Introducing the SWIFT Tool for Environmental Assessment and Risk Screening for Rural Water Supply

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Introduction: Gender and Resilience

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Impact Measurement and Accountability in Emergencies: The good enough guide