#marine debris

Collection of marine debris news, found 56 news.

Waste covering Huntete Beach originated from other islands

Nusantara Nature Conservation Foundation’s (YKAN’s) study indicated that the source of various types of ...

APEC to finalize novel vision in 2020

APEC’s 21 member economies will finalize in 2020 a new vision for the forum’s next phase, APEC ...

Actress Yuki Kato backs ban on single-use plastic bags in Jakarta

Indonesian actress Yuki Kato welcomes Jakarta Governor Anies Baswedan's regulation number 142/2019 on banning ...

0.59 million ton marine debris dumped in Indonesia: LIPI

Between 0.27 million tons and 0.59 million tons of marine debris was dumped in Indonesia in 2018, with Styrofoam making ...

Plastic waste entering Jakarta bay is mostly Styrofoam

Most of the 59 percent plastic waste entering the waters of Jakarta Bay daily is Styrofoam, trademarked brand of ...

Jakarta Bay polluted by 8.32-tons land-derived waste daily: LIPI

A research conducted by the Indonesian Institute of Sciences (LIPI) showed that no less than 8.32 tons of land-derived ...

APEC senior officials endorse consensus for more inclusive growth

Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) members will make concerted, sustained efforts in the path to achieving more ...

President Jokowi raises issues of toxic waste

President Joko Widodo raised the issues of hazardous and toxic waste in the 14th East Asian Summit, held in the IMPACT ...

Fishermen conduct ocean cleanup to facilitate healthy crab harvesting

Central Java’s crab fishermen group recently conducted an ocean cleanup by removing three tons of plastic waste ...

Transportation Ministry committed to clearing debris from sea

The Transportation Ministry and stakeholders are committed to getting rid of the debris in the Indonesian sea and ...

Indonesia, Chile to strengthen marine, fisheries cooperation

The Indonesian and Chilean governments are committed to strengthening cooperation in improving the marine and fishery ...

Leaders should derive optimal benefits from APEC for greater progress

Businesspersons and advocates for the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) urged their leaders to utilize APEC as ...

Fisheries Ministry to reduce single-use plastics in fishing ports

The Indonesian Maritime Affairs and and Fisheries Ministry (KKP) is committed to reducing marine plastic debris by ...

Minister asks plastic producers to join fight against marine debris

Maritime Affairs and Fisheries Minister Susi Pudjiastuti has asked all companies that produce plastic products to help ...

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Understanding the plastic monster's message to Indonesians

A civil society coalition of 49 environmental groups, including the Indonesian Forum for the Environment (Walhi) and ...