Thursday, 23rd October 2014
Environment

Yudhoyono`s call for mangrove protection goes unheard

16th October 2014
President Yudhoyonos repeated calls for protecting mangroves in Indonesia seem to have fallen on deaf ears as their destruction continues without restraint. On various occasions, President Yudhoyono have repeatedly called ...
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  • Yudhoyono`s call for mangrove protection goes unheard
    16th October 2014
    President Yudhoyonos repeated calls for protecting mangroves in Indonesia seem to have fallen on deaf ears as their destruction continues without restraint. On various occasions, President Yudhoyono have repeatedly called ...
  • S. Sulawesi public educated about renewable energy utilization
    15th October 2014
    The South Sulawesi Energy and Mineral Resources Office (ESDM) has taken all efforts to educate the local community on the utilization of renewable energy during the Sulsel Fair on October 10-19, 2014, noted an official. ...
  • Medan covered by haze since Sunday morning
    12th October 2014
    Medan, the capital of North Sumatra province, has been covered by haze since early Sunday morning although it was not thick enough to disrupt public activities.The head of data and information section of the regional office of ...
  • Riau air quality "unhealthy" as haze obscures skies
    12th October 2014
    The air quality around Riau Province reached a "very unhealthy" level on Sunday as haze from forest fires covered its surrounding. Head of Data and Information Center of the National Disaster Mitigation Agency (BNPB) Sutopo ...
  • 353 hotspots of forest fires detected in Sumatra
    8th October 2014
    Some 353 hotspots of forest and plantation fires were detected across Sumatra Island on Wednesday. "Based on the data received from the Terra and Aqua satellites in Sumatra this morning, 353 hotspots were detected, with the ...
  • C. Kalimantan police arrest 95 forest and plantation fire setters
    6th October 2014
    The Central Kalimantan police have detained and named 95 people as suspects for setting fires in forest and plantation areas between January and October 3, 2014. They will be charged under the Criminal Law Procedures Code ...
  • Holes dug to cope with threat of flooding
    30th September 2014
    The Living Environment Board (BLH) of the regency of Barito Utara, Central Kalimantan plans to dig 120 holes to cope with the threat of possible flooding when rainy season comes.The holes called bio pore holes would be dug in ...
  • Rapid mangrove loss results in hefty economic losses: UN report
    30th September 2014
    Mangroves are being destroyed three to five times faster than the average rate of forests loss, causing emissions which cost billions of dollars annually, according to a new report launched by the UN Environment Programme (UNEP) ...
  • Indonesia-US committed to overcome illegal fishing practices: Minister
    25th September 2014
    The government of the Republic of Indonesia and the United States of America are committed to overcome the illegal fishing practices in Indonesian waters, Maritime and Fisheries Affairs Minister Sharif Cicip Sutardjo said here ...
  • UNDP lauds Indonesia`s REDD+ efforts
    25th September 2014
    The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) has appreciated Indonesias REDD+ (Reducing Emissions from Deforestation and Degradation) efforts in maintaining the condition of its forests. "UNDP commends the Government ...