The Tambora-Frankenstein myth silences Shelley's critique of science.
International political dynamics sabotaged West Papuans' attempts to ride the waves of decolonisation efforts by Asian and African countries throughout the 1940s to the 1960s.
Climate change affects power plants in Indonesia, eventually disrupting energy supply to consumers.
Genetic analysis indicates novel coronavirus from Wuhan has a 89% similarity to the SARS virus, a relative of the SARS bat virus. However this does not mean nCoV comes from bats.
Indonesia, which has the world's largest Muslim population, is expected to face no political impacts from US-Iran conflict due to Indonesia's minimal involvement in the region.
Indonesia's capital Jakarta will face escalating flood costs by 2050.
_Janda_ stereotypes pervade the lives of the Indonesian women who are marginalised in their community, forcing them to live precarious lives.
Identifying and overcoming barriers to equitable participation in social and economic life can improve the well-being of coastal communities.
The Indonesian government has been distributing funds for village development. In 2019, the money can also be used for climate change adaptation and mitigation.
Involving people with disabilities in developing knowledge and policy on disability will significantly help reduce interest bias and untangle the complexity of disability.
Our 2018 research on the implementation of the new disability law shows that policymakers are still reluctant to implement the law.
If we acquiesce to the ban of the niqab, what makes the banning of other types of women's clothing any different?
Villagers of Sumatra and Kalimantan relunctant to participate in peatland restoration, contributing to the recent forest fires in Indonesia.
The increasing number of cases involving the abuse of the Information Law has contributed to the decline of freedom indices from Susilo Bambang Yudhoyono's to Joko Widodo's time.
Climate change is causing oceans to become warmer and more acidic and to lose oxygen. Indonesian waters are not immune to these impacts.
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.
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.
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.
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.
President Joko "Jokowi" Widodo announced the ambition on becoming a global maritime fulcrum in his first term. Not much progress has been made.
By appointing Gojek CEO Nadiem Makarim, Jokowi seems eager to better manage Indonesia's education system that is arguably too bureaucratic and outdated.
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.
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.
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.