Sunday, 21st December 2014
Environment
  • Indonesia to sell oxygen: Chief Minister
    1st November 2014
    The new coordinating minister for maritime affairs, Indroyono Susilo, has said he plans to "sell" the oxygen that Indonesia produces to foreign countries. "Indonesia produces a large amount of oxygen that people all over ...
  • Environmental degradation triggers drought: Walhi
    29th October 2014
    The Indonesian Forum for Environment (Walhi) of East Nusa Tenggara (NTT) explained that drought occurs almost throughout the country, especially in NTT, as a result of environmental degradation of the buffer zone. "For ...
  • Walhi to guard Indonesia maritime axis development
    29th October 2014
    The Indonesian Forum for Environment (Walhi) will continue to guard the maritime axis development program envisioned by President Joko Widodo (Jokowi) to ensure even distribution of welfare among the residents of small ...
  • Jakarta Great Sea Wall to have serious waste impact: Walhi
    28th October 2014
    The Indonesian Forum for Environment (Walhi) has argued that the Jakarta Great Sea Wall (JGSW) will hold wastes from the rivers flowing to the sea in great volumes "We do not need to explain the marine life that could ...
  • Satellite detects 72 hotspots in Sumatra
    26th October 2014
    The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) 18 satellite of the United States operated in Singapore, detected 72 hotspots in Sumatra, of which 10 are located in Riau Province, according to the Regional Disaster ...
  • Walhi opposes planned construction of Jakarta giant seawall
    24th October 2014
    The Indonesian Forum for Environment (Walhi) has opposed the planned construction of giant seawall in Muara Angke, North Jakarta, citing it will destroy the environment and render thousands of fishermen jobless. "Our stand ...
  • Yudhoyono`s call for mangrove protection goes unheard
    16th October 2014
    President Yudhoyonos repeated calls for protecting mangroves in Indonesia seem to have fallen on deaf ears as their destruction continues without restraint. On various occasions, President Yudhoyono have repeatedly called ...
  • S. Sulawesi public educated about renewable energy utilization
    15th October 2014
    The South Sulawesi Energy and Mineral Resources Office (ESDM) has taken all efforts to educate the local community on the utilization of renewable energy during the Sulsel Fair on October 10-19, 2014, noted an official. ...
  • Medan covered by haze since Sunday morning
    12th October 2014
    Medan, the capital of North Sumatra province, has been covered by haze since early Sunday morning although it was not thick enough to disrupt public activities.The head of data and information section of the regional office of ...
  • Riau air quality "unhealthy" as haze obscures skies
    12th October 2014
    The air quality around Riau Province reached a "very unhealthy" level on Sunday as haze from forest fires covered its surrounding. Head of Data and Information Center of the National Disaster Mitigation Agency (BNPB) Sutopo ...