Ten years ago, fishermen from Cirebon, Indonesia can be extended to Jakarta bay to search for crab. The result can be many more, than five years later. Now they have to bite the finger, because crabs almost never exist again in Jakarta Bay.
Perhaps not many people know, if every June 8th is World Oceans Day. On the same day, hundreds of turtles slaughtered in Raja Ampat, Papua, Indonesia. Looting international marine species are now threatened, even though in the most protected areas in Indonesia.
Environmental Care Behavior Index (IPPL) in 2012, indicating that the Indonesian people do not behave in a caring environment running the day-to-day life. Is one of the main most people’s consumption behavior to meet the needs. Where 49.3 per cent in the form of food consumption that comes from foreign or import from other state.
“This situation will certainly have an impact on the environment such as rising carbon emissions transportation activities such foodstuffs from the origin place of destination,” said Environment Minister of Indonesia, Balthazar Kambuaya, in Jakarta, Monday (10/6/2013).
Without the new technology, it is feared the target surplus of rice in 2014 will not be achieved, because of the high threat of climate change impacts in agriculture. “We need technology to support food safety efforts, especially when faced with the threat of climate change,” said Listyani Wijayanti, researchers of the Agency for the Assessment and Application of Technology (BPPT), in a discussion in Jakarta, Wednesday (1/5/2013).
At the presentation of the environmental conditions in the Citarum river, revealed that the phenomenon of rising world temperatures is not just a children story. Rizaldi Boer, Executive Director of the Center of Climate Risk and Opportunity Management in Southeast Asia and the Pacific (Centre for Climate Risk and Opportunity Management in Southeast Asia and Pacific / CCROM-SEAP) states, that the rise temperature in the Citarum really happened. According to calculations in the beginning of this April 2013, there was the original temperature rise about 26 degrees to 27 degrees Celsius, from 1998 to 2006. Continue reading
Responding to the government’s intention to begin production of transgenic plants, are considered not resolve the fundamental problems agriculture today. Besides not match the quality of the soil, the transgenic plants believed to cause dependence, which is hazardous.
Various types of coral disease in the Thousand Islands allegedly continued to increase. It shows the quality of the environmental conditions in the archipelago located in the north of Jakarta is getting worse.