Several years ago, many peoples argue about the causes of forest fires. One of them with a scapegoat phenomenon like El Nino, the heat carrier in the air. In 2011, every thing was change, because even though there was no El Nino, it turns out wildfires still occur with such ferocity.
Forest fires which are now re-occurred, claimed to be an intentional effort. Government assertiveness against arsonists needed to cover the gap, which can exacerbate damage to the environment. This was stated by the representatives of the Wahana Lingkungan Hidup (Walhi) NGO’s, Friday (21/06/2013) in Jakarta, Indonesia.
Totally, 8.233.930 million plastic sheet is reduced. That’s the results from the calculation of plastic bag reduced based on retail Circle K, in the last 2010-2011 years in Indonesia. That number was stated by the representatives of the Indonesian Movement program for Plastic Bags Diet (Gerakan Indonesia Diet Kantong Plastik/GIDKP), in Jakarta, Friday (30/05/2013).
Clothes of 39 President of the United States (US), including Barack Obama was derived from the textile company claimed spread poisoned to the Citarum River in West Java, Indonesia. It announced by Greenpeace International through the report about ‘Toxic Threads: Poisoning Paradise’, which was launched on Wednesday (17/4/2013) in Jakarta.
A recent study issued by the journal of Lancet gave evidence, that in 2010 seven million people in the world were killed because of air pollution.
Robert O’Keefe, Vice President of the Health Effects Institute, the study’s authors provide explained, that 3.5 million people worldwide have been killed in 2010 because of air pollution in the area.
“While outdoor air pollution kills 3.3 million people, as well as ground-level ozone pollution kills 200.000 people,” explained Robert, Wednesday (4/9/2013).
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.
Condition of most of the rivers in Indonesia is very bad. However, the government does not pay attention to make improvements. Though widely expected to zero percent waste disposal can be applied, because the waste is polluting the rivers culprit.
“I should waste being dumped into the same river as clear as when first used. The concept of zero discharge is supposed to be applied to the rivers in Indonesia, “said Yuyun Indradi from Greenpeace Indonesia in Jakarta, Tuesday (4/12/2012).