World Fisheries Day
Shark fisheries in Indonesia are an important economic resource in several areas. Hence, stronger regulations are needed to prevent declines in shark population.
Although less well known than its cousins, coral reefs and mangroves, seagrass plays a crucial role in climate change mitigation.
Indonesian researchers developed an Indian-inspired toolkit to assess literacy and numeracy among elementary-level students. The results were worrying.
The problems of climate change are not only problems of science and technology. They are also moral, ethical and spiritual problems about how we live our lives.
The govt recently launched the National Scientific Repository (RIN) to become a national-level data bank that aggregates research data from various sources. What are the benefits and challenges?
Indonesia's unhealthy obsession with research output is driving scientists to commit unethical acts to produce research that are more publishable. What can the research community do to stop this?
Indonesia's forest fires forensics, Bambang Hero Sahardjo, receives a prestigious award, John Maddox prize, opening hope for scientists to use scientific evidence for law enforcement.
President Joko "Jokowi" Widodo announced the ambition on becoming a global maritime fulcrum in his first term. Not much progress has been made.
Indonesian policymaking is predominantly informed by research with poor theoretical engagement, with no strong tradition of peer review and with legal threats to academic freedom.
By giving minister positions to both supporting and opposing parties, Jokowi seems to want to consolidate political power in this second government period.
By appointing Gojek CEO Nadiem Makarim, Jokowi seems eager to better manage Indonesia's education system that is arguably too bureaucratic and outdated.
Scholars suggest that law schools must adopt innovative interdisciplinary curricula alongside implementation of creative teaching methods to address advancements in technology.
Indonesia passes a regressive anti-democratic law – with more to come – just as BJ Habibie dies, the president who championed the dramatic reform process that transformed Indonesia after 1998.
Indonesia is struggling to keep its waste from the oceans. The government has announced ambitious plan to curb plastic waste. However, lack of research to support the policy.
Indigenous Marind in West Papua consider the forest and its plants and animals as kin. These culturally valued multispecies relations, however, are being disrupted by oil palm development projects.
Indonesia's state budget (APBN) for 2020 was signed into law without any meaningful resistance. It allocates US$180 billion for the next fiscal year.
Without clearance from authorities, scientists can face penalties for conducting 'dangerous' research'.
Scholars propose a new education system centred on human development to end hazing rituals in Indonesian universities.
Here are some immediate actions need to be made to avoid the unprecedented youth vaping epidemic in Indonesia.