Indonesia's indigenous communities claim more than 40 million hectares of land, but they only manage a tiny fraction. Granting control back to communities could improve environmental outcomes, as it has in Gajah Bertalut, a community in Riau.
Indonesia sees more than 24 million hectares of degraded land, equivalent to almost twice the size of England, with such large size of degraded land, restoration is inevitable. But, we could save 2 million hectares of degraded land with good data. Read more in this article.
Surat, India and Semarang, Indonesia are both coastal cities with small rivers, but the risks they face vary tremendously—from extreme heat to flooding to land subsidence. Here's a visual look.