Thursday, 30th October 2014
Environment
  • Indonesia promotes ecolabelling of fish products in developing countries
    15th April 2014
    The Indonesian government is facilitating a marine and fisheries product certification program for developing countries through the world fisheries conference held by The Marine Stewardship Council (MSC) in Nusa Dua, Bali, on ...
  • Five Rafflesia arnoldii to bloom in Seluma, Bengkulu
    7th April 2014
    Five Rafflesia arnoldii flowers are going to bloom soon and two others are in full bloom currently in a forest located in Seluma district, Bengkulu province, Sumatra Island. "Now, two flowers are in full bloom and five buds ...
  • Sumatran tiger rescued from trap undergoes leg amputation
    5th April 2014
    A Sumatran tiger (Panthera tigris sumatrae), earlier rescued after becoming entangled in a sling snare trap in Bengkulu Province, had one of its legs amputated on Saturday due to a severe infection. The medical team at ...
  • Sumatran tiger rescued from trap may undergo leg amputation
    4th April 2014
    A Sumatran tiger (Phantera tigris sumatrae) may have one of his legs amputated due to infection after being entangled by a hunters sling snare trap in Bengkulu. Veterinarian of Bengkulus Natural Resource Conservation Agency ...
  • Jakarta sets target to clean rivers of garbage by 2015
    4th April 2014
    As part of a garbage removal initiative, the regional government of Jakarta has set a target to clean 128 rivers and conduits by 2015, stated a sanitation service official. "Our target is to clean 128 rivers and conduits ...
  • Chevron not serious in handling oil spills: KLH
    3rd April 2014
    The local office of the ministry of environment (KLH) in Dumai in the Sumatran province of Riau had accused PT Chevron Pacific Indonesia of not seriously tackling its crude oil spills in the local waters. The head of the ...
  • Chevron deploys hundreds of personnel to clean up oil spills
    3rd April 2014
    The Chevron Pacific Indonesia Company has deployed hundreds of personnel from Marine Environmental Protection team to clean up oil spills in Dumai waters of Riau province. The HCT-CTOM Manager of Chevron Aristo Joeristanto ...
  • Pandas and yak soup on Michelle Obama`s China menu
    26th March 2014
    US First Lady Michelle Obama on Wednesday wrapped up a week-long trip to China by feeding a panda before having a yak-based lunch at a Tibetan restaurant. Obama, who is travelling with her mother and daughters, visited the ...
  • Number of hotspots in Riau increases
    25th March 2014
    The number of forest fire hotspots in Riau Province increased to 45 on Monday, from 10 the previous day, according to data received from the Haze Disaster Mitigation Task Force. Drought and the use of fires to clear land ...
  • Polluted air linked to 7 million deaths in 2012: WHO
    25th March 2014
    Air pollution killed about 7 million people in 2012, making it the worlds single biggest environmental health risk, the World Health Organisation (WHO) said on Tuesday. The toll, a doubling of previous estimates, means one ...