Saturday, 28th May 2016
Environment
  • Environment ministry to establish peat land restoration agency
    12th January 2016
    The Indonesian Ministry of Environment and Forestry will establish a Peatland Restoration Agency for land conservation and fire prevention. Secretary General of the Ministry Bambang Handroyono said here on Tuesday that a ...
  • Bird watchers attracted to Lake Tambing
    12th January 2016
    Foreign ecotourists flock to Lake Tambing in Lore Lindu National Park (LLNP), Central Sulawesi, every year to enjoy the beauty of the lake and to spot the numerous birds in the area. "This is the most beautiful place I ...
  • Meru Betiri has large population of wild oxen
    9th January 2016
    The population of wild oxen in the Meru Betiri National Park in the Indonesian province of East Java is quite large, compared to some other endangered species such as the Javan hawk-eagle, leopard, and tiger. Extending over ...
  • Lampung regional police investigates 14 illegal fishing cases
    7th January 2016
    The Lampung Water Polices Directorate has successfully prosecuted 14 cases of illegal fishing in their waters in 2015. "We handled 14 cases of illegal fishing of which four have been dealt with or P21, while the rest have ...
  • Vice president chairs meeting on peatland
    7th January 2016
    Vice President Jusuf M. Kalla chaired a meeting on peatland management at his residence here on Thursday. The meeting, attended by several high-ranking officials, discussed the governments plan to restore peatland areas, ...
  • President releases 190 birds at Bogor Botanical Garden
    3rd January 2016
    President Joko Widodo (Jokowi) released 190 birds to West Javas Bogor Botanical Garden on Sunday. Presidential Communications Team officer Ari Dwipayana said in a press statement received here on Sunday that the President ...
  • At least 100 thousand people expected to visit Ragunan Zoo
    1st January 2016
    The management of Ragunan Zoo located in South Jakarta has estimated that at least 100 thousand holidaymakers would visit the zoo on the first day of 2016. "Certainly, we have prepared adequate parking spaces and deployed ...
  • Monsoon begins to take toll on Indonesia
    19th December 2015
    Indonesia has been hit by changing climates of extreme degree. Monsoon began to take toll on the country when it barely recovered from the devastating impact of lengthy drought. Lengthy drought worsened by weather ...
  • President Jokowi discusses sustainable development goals with civil organizations
    17th December 2015
    President Joko Widodo (Jokowi) discussed sustainable development goals (SDGS) with a number of social civil organizations at the Merdeka State Palace on Thursday. Organizations that attended the meeting included the NGO ...
  • EU supports peatland recovery
    16th December 2015
    The European Union will support Indonesia in recovering and managing the peat land that had burnt by providing Rp300 billion in 2016. EU Ambassador to Indonesia and Brunei Darussalam Vincent Guerend said in Kayuagung, South ...