Indonesia Braces for La Nina-induced Heavy Rainy Season

January 25, 2016

Indonesia was hit hard by the El Nino weather phenomenon last year and has been described by experts as one of the worst ever to be experienced in history.


El Nino Still Spells Disaster in East Nusa Tenggara

January 25, 2016
The weather phenomenon El Nino still spells disaster in East Nusa Tenggara (NTT) with widespread harvest failure and livestock dying from starvation.

Water Level at Katulampa Remains Normal

January 24, 2016
The water level status at the Katulampa water gate in Bogor, West Java, remains normal although the intensity of rain has increased over the last few days.

Indonesia to Improve Sanitary Facilities in Major Tourist Sites

January 24, 2016

In a bid to meet the target of 20,000 tourist arrival in 2016, Public Works and Public Housing Ministry announced that it will build sanitation facilities in 10 major tourism destinations in Indonesia.


World Economic Forum Ranks Water Crises as Top Long-term Risk

January 19, 2016
Water is connected to the world’s most severe problems.
An annual survey of the world’s business, political, and scholarly elite reinforces a message that leaders are beginning to understand with greater depth and clarity: pay attention to water.

Indonesia – 1,500 Evacuate Floods in Aceh Province

January 19, 2016
Indonesia’s National Disaster Management Authority (BNPB) reported yesterday that flooding in Aceh Province, on the island of Sumatra, has forced 1,505 people to evacuate.

World may face over 60% reduction in electricity production capacity due to climate, water resource changes

January 17, 2016
Scientists predict that power plants worldwide would potentially face more than 60 percent of reduction in electricity production capacity from 2040-2069 due to impacts of climate change and changes in water resources. A new study suggests providing new technologies and using renewable energy could significantly help prevent the decline.

Researchers say less Arctic sea ice means more precipitation

January 17, 2016
This photo made with a fisheye lens shows ice floes in Baffin Bay above the Arctic Circle, seen from the Canadian Coast Guard icebreaker Louis S. St-Laurent. In the annual Arctic Report Card, released Dec. 15 by the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, a record emerged for sea ice, which appears when Arctic Ocean water freezes. When its extent peaked for the year in February 2015, it was the lowest maximum coverage since records began in 1979.

Thousands evacuated as Sikka volcano alert raised

January 17, 2016
More than 1,200 people were evacuated from three villages in Egon Gahar, Matitara district, Sikka, East Nusa Tenggara, on Sunday morning, as the alert status of Mount Egon in the regency was raised to siaga (high alert).

Environment Ministry to Establish Peat Land Restoration Agency

January 13, 2016
The Indonesian Ministry of Environment and Forestry will establish a Peatland Restoration Agency for land conservation and fire prevention.
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