Saturday, 6th February 2016
Environment

El Nino triggers crop failure in Kupang

5th February 2016
El Nino has caused crop failure in the third growing season of 2015, which lasts from October 2015 to January 2016, according to the Kupang local government. "Several farmers, who had sown seeds at the start of the third ...
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    5th February 2016
    El Nino has caused crop failure in the third growing season of 2015, which lasts from October 2015 to January 2016, according to the Kupang local government. "Several farmers, who had sown seeds at the start of the third ...
  • CIFOR supports new peatland restoration agency to prevent forest fires
    3rd February 2016
    The newly established Peatland Restoration Agency (BRG) should be supported in its efforts to restore peatland areas and prevent forest fires, according to the Bogor-based Center International Forest and Research (CIFOR). ...
  • High-speed railway project feasible from environmental aspect: Minister
    2nd February 2016
    Indonesias Environmental Affairs and Forestry Minister Siti Nurbaya has said the Jakarta-Bandung high-speed railway project was issued permit only when it was found feasible from the environmental aspect. "As for its ...
  • LIPI to build 12 botanical gardens
    2nd February 2016
    Indonesian Institute of Sciences (LIPI) will build 12 Botanical Gardens in urban and non-urban areas, which will be launched by 2019. Head of Area Development for Ex-Situ Plant Conservation Centers Botanical Garden, Joko R ...
  • Sukamade beach home for thousands of sea turtles
    31st January 2016
    Thousands of sea turtles have landed in Sukamade Beach in the Meru Betiri National Park of East Java to lay eggs during the nesting season in 2015, an official said. "In 2015, we recorded there were 1,557 sea turtles ...
  • Kendari city government urged to keep Nambo beach clean
    31st January 2016
    Haku Wahab, the head of Southeast Sulawesi Environment Agency, has encouraged the Kendari city administration to maintain cleanliness of Nambo beach tourist resort. "If Nambo beach is polluted by various plastic waste, or ...
  • Sago forest in Papua needs preservation
    31st January 2016
    Sago forest in Papua needs to be preserved in a sustainable manner because it is a food reserve for the local community, according to West Papua environmentalist Benny Yesnat. "Sago is the staple food of the indigenous ...
  • Proper trash management improves local economy
    29th January 2016
    Garbage, if sorted and managed properly, can not only makes a city clean and beautiful but can also help to improve the local economy. From the onset, the Indonesian Environment Ministrys program of trash banks was aimed ...
  • Bengkulu to build tiger rehabilitation center in Seblat National Park
    29th January 2016
    The Natural Resource Conservation Agency (BKSDA) of Bengkulu Province is planning to build a training and rehabilitation center for Sumatran tigers in the Seblat Natural Park in North Bengkulu District. Head of BKSDA of ...
  • WWF identifies and documents 29 orangutans in Sebangau National Park
    29th January 2016
    The World Wide-Life Fund for Nature (WWF), in cooperation with the people in Punggualas village, Palangkaraya, Central Kalimantan, has identified and documented 29 orangutans in the Sebangau National Park. "During the ...