A Coalition of Global Participants Pledge to Protect Five Million Square Miles of Ocean
The Our Ocean Conference generated 287 pledges in bilateral and multilateral agreements between governments, the private sector, civil society organizations, and philanthropic foundations that are valued at more than $10 billion.
Environmentalists Are Raising Concerns Over China's Belt and Road Initiative
Environmental experts warn that many of these projects could cause irreversible damage in highly biodiverse areas.
A Proposed Gold Mine in Indonesia Could Have a Catastrophic Environmental Impact
The proposed mine would sit within Cenderawasih Bay National Park, while parts of it also overlap onto or border the Wondiwoi Mountains Nature Reserve—both protected areas.
Environmental Advocates Take Aim at Proposed Revisions to Indonesia's Conservation Act
Critics are concerned about the weakening of protections for endangered species in a country where wildlife trafficking is rife.
Indonesia's Persistent Illegal Turtle and Tortoise Trade
A recently published report shows the extent of the country's ongoing problems with the black market sale of animals.
Shipping Companies Face Criminal Charges After Damaging an Indonesian Reef
The vessels broke loose in storms, destroying around 15,000 square feet of coral in Karimunjava National Park.
What It Would Take to Restore One of the World's Richest Marine Ecosystems
Raja Ampat, an island chain off the coast of New Guinea, is home to perhaps the world's richest marine biodiversity