Saturday, 30th July 2016
Environment
  • Golf course to be turned into city forest
    24th February 2016
    Jakarta governor Basuki Tjahaja Purnomo extended his support to the Environment Ministrys plan to turn a golf course in Senayan, South Jakarta, into a city forest. "I support the Environment Ministrys plan to change the ...
  • Bank Mandiri stops restrict loan for oil palm plantations
    23rd February 2016
    The countrys largest lender PT Bank Mandiri has decided not to extend new credits for investors to open oil palm plantation in peat lands. "We no longer approve credit proposals to finance development of new oil palm ...
  • Perpetrator behind landfire that killed orangutans to face multiple charges
    23rd February 2016
    The perpetrators behind a land fire that led to the death of three orangutans in East Kalimantan last Saturday may face multiple charges, police said. "If the perpetrator is proven guilty of setting fire to land ...
  • Three orangutans reportedly killed in E Kalimantan`s land fire
    22nd February 2016
    Three orangutans were reportedly killed in a land fire near protected forest in Bontang city, East Kalimantan, on Saturday. Head of the Kutai National Park Office Erly Sukrismanto confirmed on Sunday the death of three ...
  • Plastic bag charge comes into force in 22 cities simultaneously
    21st February 2016
    From Sunday, February 21, shoppers in 22 cities will have to pay for plastic bags they use to take home their purchases. Environmental Affairs and Forestry Minister Siti Nurbaya officiated the new policy simultaneously ...
  • Indonesia to reduce up to 1.9 tons of plastic garbage
    21st February 2016
    Indonesia plans to reduce its plastic garbage by up to 1.9 tons in a year through its garbage reduction program. "The program will be implemented simultaneously across 22 cities in Indonesia, starting from February 21 in ...
  • Indonesia to launch national trash-free movement
    20th February 2016
    The Government is to launch the Indonesia Trash Free Movement 2020 during the commemoration of the trash-free day which falls on February 21. President Joko Widodo (Jokowi) and some 35 communities will declare the national ...
  • Indonesia environment ministry detects 370-500 hotspots in Papua
    19th February 2016
    Environmental Affairs and Forestry Minister Siti Nurbaya has said her ministrys team found some 370 to 500 hotspots of forest fires in Papua early this year. "It is a matter of worry since there was no hotspot in Papua ...
  • Madiun produces 27,000 cubic meters of waste per day
    13th February 2016
    The amount of waste dumped in Kaliabu landfill in Madiun district, East Java province, can reach 27 thousand cubic meters per day, according to local Cleanliness and Landscaping Service (DKP) spokesman Anang Sulistyono. ...
  • baduy tribe preserves conservation forest - (d)
    9th February 2016
    Baduy tribe, which lives inland in Lebak regency, Banten province, has been consistently preserving the forest by conducting greening campaign and thus preventing the destruction of forest and land around their habitat. "We ...