Wednesday, 18th October 2017
Environment
  • Indonesia to receive two Chinese giant pandas next week
    22nd September 2017
    Indonesia will receive two seven-year-old giant pandas from China, following the signing of a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) between the governments of the two countries. The MoU was also signed by PT. Taman Safari ...
  • More than 120 birds dead at Suncor-owned Canada oil sands mine
    20th September 2017
    More than 120 birds in Canadas oil heartland of Alberta were killed after getting caught in a pond of oil sands byproducts operated by the countrys largest producer, Suncor Energy Inc, the local regulator said on Tuesday. The ...
  • 25 leopards estimated to be living in Gunung Gede Pangrango
    15th September 2017
    The Gunung Gede Pangrango National Park (TNGGP) in West Java has recorded 25 leopards that are believed to be still living in the region, roaming around the Cianjur, Sukabumi and Bogor areas. Park official Aden Mahyar told ...
  • RI-New Zealand co-chair summit on plastic waste in ocean
    7th September 2017
    Indonesia and New Zealand have co-chaired the East Asia Summit (EAS) to combat plastic waste in the ocean, Indonesias Foreign Affairs Ministry said. "Our ocean faces a serious problem. Every year, at least 12.7 million ...
  • Indonesia raises solidarity to tackle plastic pollution at sea
    6th September 2017
    The Indonesian government is raising solidarity to jointly tackle marine plastic waste by proposing a regional action plan that countries in Southeast and East Asia can implement. "We are working on regional cooperation ...
  • State budget on climate change increased: Ministry
    6th September 2017
    The Ministry of Finance has increased the state budgets allocation on climate change adaptations and disaster risk mitigations from Rp72.285 trillion in 2016 to Rp77.654 trillion in 2017, an official stated on Wednesday. ...
  • Government formulates regulation to encourage ships to manage waste
    6th September 2017
    The Indonesian government is currently preparing a regulation to encourage fishing boats and sightseeing ships to manage garbage, including plastic waste, in a bid to curb pollution at sea. "We affirm and strengthen law ...
  • Environment Ministry to strengthen forest management unit
    4th September 2017
    The Environment Ministry will strengthen the development of forest management unit (KPH) in all regions across the country, the Forestry Resources Director Rufiie said here on Monday. "One unit now has been established in ...
  • Ministry set 1.54 million ha of social forestry zones
    30th August 2017
    From the 12.7 million hectares land targeted earlier, the Environment Ministry has just set 1.54 million ha of social forestry zones, an official said here on Tuesday."Although the effort went bit sluggish, we could ensure ...
  • 2,000ha of educational forest developed for Rafflesia conservation
    25th August 2017
    As many as 2,000 hectares (ha) of educational forest managed by Muhammadiyah University of Bengkulu (UMB) in Central Bengkulu district, Bengkulu province, was established as a conservation area for the rare Rafflesia flower. ...