Sep 26, 2022 Last Updated 2:22 AM, Sep 25, 2022

Environment

Tuna trouble

Thinking about an intangible crisis in North Seram

To protect and conserve

A women-led ranger team in Aceh

Social ecological democracy

Because experience cannot be delegated

Utopians for parliament

An interview with leaders of the Indonesian Green Party

Essay: Eco-socialist visions, how Indonesia could inspire Australia

In 1945, Indonesians astonished the world with a Revolution for social justice. Can they do it again in the 2020s with climate justice?

Tubuh-tanah air

Haris Retno Susmiyati & Siti Maimunah mengeksplorasi hubungan antara gerakan perempuan, lingkungan, dan sejarah kapitalisme

Utopia beyond the abyss

Ecological civilisation in Indonesia

‘Trees pray for us’

Does religious environmentalism have a future in Indonesia?

Beyond technical fixes

Indonesia is blessed with considerable potential for renewable energy generation, but so far has been slow to grasp it

Sexy killers

Bringing the coal industry and the oligarchs into focus

Taking the nuclear option

Building public trust will be key to making nuclear power a reality in Indonesia

Jokowi’s 35000 megawatt dream

The government’s approach to this mega power infrastructure program is typical of its overwhelming drive to get business done

Indonesia’s energy dilemma

Introduction to the edition

Photo Essay: From the field

Be there! Exploring small oil palm plantations from Riau (not Europe)

Coral reef conservation and the communities leading the way

Major policy shifts are needed to prevent the destruction of the reefs, but for now, coastal communities are having an impact and the reduction in tourism due to COVID-19 is offering some breathing space

Java’s waste banks

Support and integrity from government and big business could protect informal waste workers

Buried under the weight of a recycling crisis

When paper waste imports started began 20 years ago most Bangun residents sold their farms to work as waste collectors for paper mills. Now many are dependent on waste sorting

Photo essay: Jakarta's youth use trash to shape their futures

The mentors and interns at Ffrash are empowering themselves within the waste economy and striving to better society

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