Plastic Bag Ban in Singapore Sparks Consumer Backlash

  A move from Singapore’s largest retailer to ditch plastic bags has backfired, with consumers complaining that the absence of single-use bags to carry chilled...

Indonesian government caught APP red-handed

  Three top officials from the Indonesian Ministry of the Environment and Forestry have caught red-handed the first perpetrator of peat violations since the issuance...

Greenpeace: Indonesian government accuses NGO’s creating fake news

  A press release posted on the Greenpeace website (Mar 29) claims that an unannounced inspection by the Indonesian Ministry of the Environment and Forestry of logging concession PT...

Public No Longer trusts NGOs

  Rustam Ibrahim, NGO observer revealed that public trust on NGOs is still low. “Public trust toward NGO is the lowest. It’s below the trust...

Resolute calls Greenpeace ‘lying’

  I’ve been following a fascinating case between Greenpeace and a company called Resolute Forest Products for a little while. Resolute Forest Products is a rare...

APP: Jokowi administration accuses OKI Mills of waste pollution

  Yesterday (Feb 21) was the National Day of Garbage Concern in Indonesia. Ironically, however, bad news has emerged about the waste management carried out...

Ebell: Paris Agreement ‘a dead end’

  The Paris Agreement on climate change is dead following the election of Donald Trump as the next US President, right-wing MPs in Australia have claimed. The...

Gov’t Seeks Solutions for Plastic Waste

  Arif Havas, Deputy I of Coordinating Minister for Maritime Affairs said that plastic wastes are affecting three main factors of marine issues, namely the...

Asian Pulp Paper: NGOs report claim concession permits revoked

  Jakarta. On 2 February 2017 the Jakarta based NGO Greenomics Indonesia reported the Indonesian paper giant Asian Pulp Paper had some of its concession...

Waste-To-Energy: A Permanent Solution To Indonesia’s Garbage Problem?

  Achieving an environmentally sound, energy independent Indonesia is proving to be more difficult than thought. Some may think the problem lies in this country’s...
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