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Sea turtle nesting season gets underway in Yogyakarta

28th May 2016
Sea turtle nesting season has begun at the southern coast of Yogyakarta this month and will last till this year-end, an observer said here Saturday. "It has been more than a week that sea turtles are coming to nest," a ...
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  • Sea turtle nesting season gets underway in Yogyakarta
    28th May 2016
    Sea turtle nesting season has begun at the southern coast of Yogyakarta this month and will last till this year-end, an observer said here Saturday. "It has been more than a week that sea turtles are coming to nest," a ...
  • Sumatran tiger rescued from wild boar snare in west sumatra - (d)
    27th May 2016
    A Sumatran tiger, which was trapped in wild boar snare in a hilly forest of Nagari Mandeh Village, West Sumatra, was rescued and evacuated by the local Natural Resource Conservation Agencys (BKSDAs) rescue team. The team ...
  • Around 100 Sumatran tigers live in Mount Leuser National Park
    26th May 2016
    A recent study has shown that there are only around 100 Sumatran tigers (Panthera tigris Sumatrae) currently inhabiting Mount Leuser National Park which straddles the border of Aceh and North Sumatra Province. "That was the ...
  • Banjarmasin to make rivers as home front
    21st May 2016
    Banjarmasin city government in South Kalimantan plans to make the existing rivers home front for the development of the city, according to Mayor Ibnu Sina. "We know that Banjarmasin has 102 rivers, but so far they are not ...
  • Marine Affairs to deploy two vessels to monitor East Nusa Tenggara waters
    17th May 2016
    The Ministry of Marine Affairs and Fisheries (KKP) will immediately send two vessels to monitor East Nusa Tenggara (NTT) waters for various crimes such as illegal fishing. "The two vessels of the KKP --- KP Orca and KP Hiu ...
  • Abu Dhabi releases successfully 14 rehabilitated sea turtles
    16th May 2016
    The Environment Agency - Abu Dhabi (EAD), in collaboration with the Tourism Development Investment Company (TDIC), has released 13 young critically endangered Hawksbill turtles and one young Loggerhead turtle on the beach of the ...
  • Whale shark sightings promote Bone Bolango as tourist destination
    15th May 2016
    Bone Bolango District Head Hamim Pou has been grateful that regular sightings of 17 whale sharks in Botubarani waters, have attracted tourists to visit the region. "The presence of the 17 whale sharks is blessing for Bone ...
  • Gorontalo whale sharks must not be over exploited: Minister Susi
    14th May 2016
    Whale sharks (Rhincodon typus) in the Botubarani waters, Kabila Bone, Bone Bolango District, Gorontalo Province, must not be over exploited, Maritime Affairs and Fisheries Minister Susi Pudjiastuti has reminded. "I appeal ...
  • Indonesia to experience La Nina in July-September period: BMKG
    13th May 2016
    Manado (ANTARA News)  - The Meteorology Climatology and Geophysics Agency (BMKG) has forecast that Indonesia would experience the La Nina weather phenomenon from July to September 2016. Head of BMKG Andi Eka Sakya ...
  • NGOs against expansion of coal mining industry
    10th May 2016
    A number of non governmental organizations including Wahana Lingkungan Hidup (Walhi), Jaringan Advokasi Tambang (Jatam) and Greenpeace Indonesia expressed their opposition to expansion of coal mining industry in the country. ...