Saturday, 25th October 2014
Environment
  • UNDP lauds Indonesia`s REDD+ efforts
    25th September 2014
    The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) has appreciated Indonesias REDD+ (Reducing Emissions from Deforestation and Degradation) efforts in maintaining the condition of its forests. "UNDP commends the Government ...
  • Need better interstate cooperation to fight climate problems: Yudhoyono
    25th September 2014
    Indonesian President Susilo Bambang Yudhoyono emphasized the importance of enhancing the cooperation between countries to tackle the global climate problems. "We must double our efforts to cooperate with countries to ...
  • JAAN wants no dancing monkeys in Indonesia by 2016
    24th September 2014
    Concerned about their wellbeing, animal welfare group Jakarta Animal Aid Network (JAAN) wants Indonesia to be free of "dancing" monkeys by 2016. "Circuses commit violent acts against animals," Chief of JAAN Benvika said on ...
  • VP Boediono calls for preventive measures against forest fires
    24th September 2014
    Vice President Boediono has called on the Indonesian National Disaster Mitigation Agency (BNPB) to intensify preventive measures against forest fires. "I ask the National Disaster Mitigation Agency to prioritize ...
  • Trinidad and Tobago urges collective action on climate change
    24th September 2014
    Trinidad and Tobago on Tuesday urged collective action from all mankind to fight climate change which the countys prime minister called was "the greatest environment threat of this century." "The greatest environment threat ...
  • Satellite detects 187 hotspots in C. Kalimantan
    24th September 2014
    NOAA-18 Satellite has detected 187 hotspots of forest and plantation fires across Central Kalimantan Province on September 24. "187 hotspots have been detected in all the districts in Central Kalimantan Province, and the ...
  • Indonesian army makes 2.9 million bio-pore holes
    24th September 2014
    The Indonesian defense unit comprising the Military Area Command VII/Wirabuana, the Air Force Operational Commands II, and the Navy Main Base VI Makassar have made 2,957,557 bio-pore holes to commemorate the 69th Indonesian Army ...
  • Indonesia government should map fire prone areas: Walhi
    24th September 2014
    The environmental non-governmental organization Wahana Lingkungan Hidup (Walhi) of Bangka Belitung province urged the provincial and district administrations to map fire-prone forest areas, Walhi Executive Director of Bangka ...
  • Teenage twins sister launch project for proboscis monkey conservation
    24th September 2014
    Two teenaged twin sisters named Gabriella Thohir and Giovanna Thohir have started the Bekantan Twins Project, an environment preservation initiative intended to increase the population of proboscis monkeys, or locally called ...
  • President Yudhoyono co-chairs session of UN Climate Summit on forests
    24th September 2014
    President Susilo Bambang Yudhoyono and Norwegian Prime Minister Erna Solberg co-chaired the plenary 2 of the UN Climate Summit on forests at the Economic and Social Council (ECOSOC) Chamber at the UN Headquarters, New York. ...