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The Excitement of Kewang Muda Maluku 2022

On the 27th-29th of May 2022, the Kewang Muda Maluku 2022 program was successfully held in Laga Village, Gunung Api Island, Banda Islands. A total of 20 young people from various parts of Maluku, including Ambon City, Banda Islands, Southwest Maluku, Tual, and Dobo, enthusiastically engaged in a variety of activities. Just like the previous […]

Kewang Muda Maluku 2022: Encouraging Youths to be Environmental Diplomats

Kewang Muda Maluku is back in 2022! Following the success of the first Kewang Muda Maluku in 2021, the second Kewang Muda Maluku was held on the 27th-29th of June 2022 in Kampung Laga, Gunung Api Island, Banda Islands. The Moluccas Coastal Center and the Econusa Foundation hosted this event, which is part of the […]

What is Carbon Footprint and How to Reduce It?

Lately, we may have  heard recommendations to calculate our carbon footprint and take steps to lessen it. The attempt to reduce carbon footprints aims to tackle global warming, which is still happening today. But, what exactly is a carbon footprint? What are the causes? Then, what are the most effective ways to reduce your carbon […]

Things You Need to Know about The Paris Agreement

The Paris Agreement is frequently mentioned when the topic of climate change is discussed. In a nutshell, this agreement is a global agreement aimed at resolving the current climate crisis. Let’s learn more about the details of the Paris Agreement this time! So, what is the Paris Agreement? On 30 November – 12 December 2015, […]

Blue Carbon: A Crucial Weapon to Defeat Global Warming

Many efforts are being made by all parties to combat global warming on earth. On a global scale, the United Nations Climate Change Summit (COP 21 UNFCCC) in Paris, France in 2015 has created the Paris Agreement, which was an agreement between 195 countries to address the problem of climate change. One method to deal […]

Get to Know Kewang: Maluku’s Environmental Guardians

Nowadays, many environmental disasters are occurring in many parts of the world including Maluku. Starting with forests that are being cut down at an increasing rate and causing floods and landslides, oceans polluted with rubbish that lead to the disruption of marine ecosystems, and many other examples. All of this occurs as a result of […]

Take a Peek at These Interesting Facts of Banda Islands!

What comes to mind when you hear the words ‘Banda’ or ‘Banda Neira’? Are you reminded of the islands that are often mentioned in Indonesia history books because of the richness of spices since ancient times? Yep, the Banda Islands are a group of islands in the Maluku region. Meanwhile, Banda Neira is one of […]

Let’s Get to Know More about Deforestation!

Indonesia has a large forest area and is home to a diverse range of flora and wildlife. Unfortunately, deforestation continues to occur at the same time. Deforestation can be caused by a variety of factors, including the conversion of forest area to oil palm plantations. According to the Center for International Forestry Research (CIFOR), there […]

Let’s Get to Know More about Karst!

There are many different types of landscapes in the world, all of which are vital to our survival and must be protected. Karst is one of the landscapes that plays an important role but is rarely discussed. The karst area in Indonesia covers around 15.4 million hectares and stretches from Aceh to Papua. For example, […]

2 Communities in Maluku Playing Vital Role in Marine Conservation

 Maluku is a part of Indonesia that is known for its underwater beauty. There are now a number of Marine Protected Areas on the island of Maluku. For example are the oceans of the Damer area, North and West Seram, and the Lease Islands. Furthermore, there is no reason to deny the biodiversity of its […]

Rumah Bakau Jayapura: A Home for Environmental Communities in Jayapura

Many young people are now forming or joining communities with the goal of taking environmental action. For example, some communities regularly clean up waste, while others focus on the purpose of planting trees, run intensive social media campaigns, and engage in a variety of other activities. One thing for sure, all of these groups have […]

Baileo & Honai: Eco-Friendly Traditional Houses

We are all aware of the term “eco-friendly” in today’s society, which refers to environmentally friendly products, services, activities, and policies.  This eco-friendly concept is also used in the world of architecture. Houses and other buildings are built using this approach in order to reduce their negative impact on the environment. For example, by designing […]

Let’s Take a Peek of the Amazing Ngilngof Village in Southeast Maluku

Ngilngof village, a village in Southeast Maluku, achieved first place in the Advanced Tourism Village category in the 2021 Indonesian Tourism Village Award. This event drew a total of 1,830 villages from all over the world. Isn’t it amazing? The term “advanced tourism village” refers to a community that is aware of the tourism potential […]

Vermicomposting: Turning Your Organic Waste into Fertilizer!

What comes to mind when you hear the word worm? For some people, worms may appear to be something absurd. But did you know that earthworms may actually help us turn our organic waste into fertilizer? Yup, this waste-processing method involving earthworms is known as vermicomposting. George Oliver Sheffield was the first to introduce this […]

3 Types of Renewable Energy Power Plants in Indonesia You Should Know

Until date, coal-fired steam power plants (PLTU) generally dominated Indonesia’s electricity production. According to the Ministry of Energy and Mineral Resources (ESDM), until 2021 PLTU provided roughly 65.3 percent of Indonesia’s electricity production, followed by other energy sources. In reality, coal-fired power stations are one of the major sources of greenhouse gas emissions, which are […]

Bye-Bye Plastic & Styrofoam! Here Are 3 Eco-Friendly Food Packaging You Should Know!

Many of us are buying food from outside to eat at home, especially during this pandemic. When we buy food to take home, it is frequently wrapped in various types of food wrappers, such as plastic, paper, and styrofoam packing. The availability of ready-to-carry and disposable food packaging is quite convenient. But, beneath all of […]

Cigarette Butts: Small yet Dangerous for the Environment

When talking about the types of waste that contaminate the environment the most, plastic waste such as plastic bags and plastic straws are frequently highlighted. However, other than these two, it turns out that there is another little object with a large number that also has many negative impacts for the environment. Can you guess […]

Here Are 3 Ecotourism Spots to Visit in Papua

Who doesn’t enjoy vacationing in natural tourism destinations? After being busy doing many kinds of work, it must be wonderful to relax and appreciate the beauty of nature. However, we need to make sure that what we do on vacation do not harm the environment. For those of you who wish to go on holiday […]

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