Some question if Budi Gunadi Sadikin, who has a degree in nuclear physics, can help the country recover.
Flora and fauna are well preserved even outside the conservation area.
The Owa Jawa primate is only found in Java Island and the Petungkriyono tropical rainforest in Pekalongan, Central Java.
The IDN Times documents the condition of one of the remaining tropical rainforests in Java.
Tanjungpura University's forest has an important function as a natural laboratory center. Various types of rare and protected plants are found there.
The determination of a forest area's status often creates social conflicts, especially for communities living in the areas.
Forest encroachment activities not only cause damage to the ecosystem, but they also cause losses to the state and threaten people’s livelihoods.
There's evidence of illegal logging in the Untan Education Forest area.
Community dependence on forest products is still high, especially timber. Massive exploitation practices can threaten forest sustainability. So, what is the solution?
The Tanjungpura University Educational Forest Area does not only function as an education and training center. This area is also a “home” for various types of flora and fauna. One of them is Bornean orangutan subspecies Pongo pygmaeus.
Mining companies plan to solve a transport bottleneck with a new road that opens up tiger habitat and risks illegal logging.
Several companies hold concessions that threaten the tropical rainforest of Siberut Island.
The forest, its inhabitants, and local communities are interconnected. Promoting their mutualism can help forest and biodiversity conservation efforts.
Encroachment in the Educational Forest of Tanjungpura University is not only causing forest cover loss and environmental damage, but also state financial loss.
The construction of a hydropower mega-project in the Kayan River, North Kalimantan, has the potential to disrupt the ecosystem in the areas.
The construction of a mining road in Hutan Harapan is a conspiracy between Peter Sondakh, owner Rajawali Group and the government. Road construction causes deforestation.
The fires that destroyed 1.53 million hectares of Indonesia’s forests and land in 2019 were triggered by the expansion of forest product and oil palm plantations and industrial activity.
Indonesia has seen a significant increase of medical waste during the pandemic. However not many hospitals have proper medical waste treatment. So how do they get rid of tons of waste?
Siberut Island is a unique island of Mentawai Islands, in the western of Sumatera Island, Indonesia. Siberut Island is the home of four endemic primates. The Siberut forest is under threat from a 49,440 hectares timber consession, a company-owned 19,876 hectares forest plantation, and 2,600 hectares of land and forest will be developed as a special touristic area.
With journalists in Indonesia and Brazil, the stories in this project highlight how tropical forests in Costa Rica, Indonesia, and Amazonia might ameliorate—or, to the contrary, aggravate—climate change. The project also explores the current impacts of climate change on people and wildlife.
Investigating the impacts of the global coconut boom on Southeast Asian rainforests and livelihoods.
What happens to the children of suicide bombers and those injured in attacks?
Climate change, deforestation, and palm oil production are contributing to an increase in human trafficking in Indonesia.
Indonesia is repairing a vast peatland damaged in an ill-fated agricultural project. Peat breakdown creates CO2, worsening climate change. In Peru, scientists say a peatland there might be at risk.
What happens when a woman looking for companionship or love online instead finds jihad? Pulitzer Center grantee and 2014 Miel Fellow Ana P. Santos travels to Indonesia to find out.
Eliza Barclay explains how the Vox reporting team focuses on key superpowers of three tree species in three rainforests to convey their unique ecological roles and the urgency of protecting the them.
Photojournalist Xyza Cruz Bacani discusses climate refugees in Indonesia who become vulnerable to exploitation by human traffickers.
Learn more about Krithika Varagur's reporting project on Salafism in Southeast Asia and how Saudi Arabia and Gulf countries have systematically spread Salafi Islam, an austere strain of Sunni Islam.
The Financial Times' Michael Peel talks about his reporting in Myanmar as part of a special FT series, 'The Great Land Rush.'
Pulitzer Center grantee Larry C. Price talks about the use of mercury in small-scale gold mining.
Reporter Craig Welch shares his reporting from Indonesia on a community threatened by climate change and ocean acidification.
The multimedia projects profiled three species of trees from the world’s largest rainforests that help stave off global environmental disaster.
The Pulitzer Center-supported Vox project profiles three tree species vital to the global ecosystem
The project focuses on three climate superheroes under threat of deforestation.
At a virtual Earth Day event for students, grantee Eliza Barclay speaks on a panel with youth activists, experts, and students about solutions-oriented climate change reporting.
The winners of the 67th Scripps Howard Awards represent among the best of journalism from 2019.
The Pulitzer Center-supported series on supertrees around the world was chosen as a finalist for the 2020 Ellie Award for Feature Design.
Student Fellow Kent Wagner's film is being nominated for the Television Academy Foundation's 39th College Television Award for Non-Fiction/Reality.
Meet the next generation of global changemakers: our contest winners are profiled here, and receive congratulatory videos from journalists reporting on their letters' focal areas.
Pulitzer Center Student Fellows are chosen as three regional winners and one finalist for the Society of Professional Journalists Mark of Excellence Awards.
This week: unregulated textile factories across Asia, a Somali migrant profiled, Jon Sawyer and Marvin Kalb dissect Trump and the media.
Gold mining in Indonesia leaves a toxic trail across generations.
2016 fellows report on a range of complex issues from around the world—from global health and perceptions of identity to environmental degradation and innovation.
This group of lessons explores the interplay between religion and power. Students evaluate the degree to which religious forces impact the strength of a country's democratic institutions.
This is a painting lesson that combines Pablo Picasso's famous 1937 Guernica with current day issues presented from The Pulitzer Center.
Explore reporting projects related to child labor.
Discuss the potential ramifications of the Trans-Pacific Partnership agreement on labor rights.
This is a painting lesson that combines Pablo Picasso's famous 1937 "Guernica" with current day issues presented by the Pulitzer Center.
The following serves as a resource for DC public school teachers working with the District's tenth grade history standards, providing teachers with a list of Pulitzer Center projects in line with...
This is a painting lesson that combines Pablo Picasso's famous 1937 Guernica with current day issues presented by the Pulitzer Center.
Students explore the concept of journalistic objectivity and use evidence from articles about land rights in Ethiopia, Indonesia and Myanmar to debate how a country’s natural resources should be used.
Students read global news articles and design a mock campaign addressing the issue of driving under the influence.
Students investigate educational resources about the safety of pedestrians in developing countries and design mock letters to politicians in charge of roads in a developing country.
Students explore the concept of journalistic objectivity and use evidence from articles about land rights in Ethiopia, Indonesia and Myanmar to debate how a country’s natural resources should be...
Students are asked to discuss the articles about Zika virus and answer comprehension questions. Students can also engage in extension activities conducting a deeper analysis of Zika media coverage.