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  • LIPI has two more botanical gardens

    Sat, July 19 2014 17:30

    The Indonesian Institute of Sciences (LIPI) has set up two new botanical gardens in Batam, Riau Islands and in Balikpapan, East Kalimantan, LIPI spokesperson, Siti Nuramaliati Prijono, said..

  • Deforestation in Indonesia increased after moratorium: a study

    Tue, July 1 2014 16:37

    A study published by Nature Climate Change revealed that the deforestation rate in Indonesia increased despite the forestry moratorium being enforced since May 2011..

  • Papua needs more forest rangers

    Tue, July 1 2014 11:01

    Indonesias easternmost province of Papua is in need of more rangers to protect the forests from damage and illegal logging activities..

  • Jayapura faces shortage of forest police

    Mon, June 30 2014 16:41

    The district of Jayapura in Papua province lacks adequate forest police to protect over 1.3 million hectares of forest, noted local Forestry Department Chief Nataniel Membri..

  • ADB to promote low-carbon technology in Indonesia

    Fri, June 27 2014 19:14

    The Asian Development Bank (ADB) will promote low-carbon technology in Indonesia and other developing countries of Bangladesh, Cambodia, Lao Peoples Democratic Republic, Maldives, Mongolia, Palau, and Viet Nam..

  • Indonesia environment ministry initiates low-sulfur fuel movement

    Fri, June 27 2014 18:59

    The Indonesia Environment Ministry has initiated a national movement aimed at promoting the use of low-sulfur fuel oil to reduce air pollution from the transportation sector..

  • Global warming affect most of Indonesian area: Forestry minister

    Wed, June 18 2014 20:10

    Indonesia is considered as one of the developing countries that is worst affected by global warming, because Indonesia has thousands of islands and many are small, Forestry Minister Zulkifli Hasan said..

  • Norway plans to strengthen polar bear conservation

    Sat, June 14 2014 21:22

    The Norwegian government plans to strengthen the conservation of polar bears by proposing to include them in the list of wild animals protected by the Bonn Convention, the Norwegian news agency NTB reported on Friday..

  • VP Boediono warns of larger risk of forest fires

    Thu, June 12 2014 17:57

    Indonesian vice president Boediono has warned of a larger risk of forest fires in the country due to a possible intense and longer drought caused by the El Nino phenomena..

  • Fishery ministry warns against breeding of foreign fish species

    Wed, June 11 2014 11:57

    The marine and fishery ministry has warned of extinction of Indonesian endemic fish species with the breeding of foreign fish species in Indonesian waters..

Joko Widodo-Jusuf Kalla win Indonesia`s 2014 presidential election

Joko Widodo-Jusuf Kalla win Indonesia`s 2014 presidential electionPresidential candidate Joko "Jokowi" Widodo and his running mate Jusuf Kalla "JK" have won Indonesias 2014 ...

Indonesian Red Cross donates Rp1 billion for Gaza

Indonesian Red Cross donates Rp1 billion for GazaThe Indonesian Red Cross (PMI) has donated Rp1 billion to aid victims of Israeli military aggression in Gaza, ...

Transaction in Priok seaport should be in rupiah

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Indonesian players win two titles at taiwan open

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Popular Turkish singer causes outrage with anti-semitic Gaza tweets

Popular Turkish singer causes outrage with anti-semitic Gaza tweetsA popular Turkish female pop singer was under pressure Friday to make a public apology after she posted a succession ...