Saturday, 27th August 2016
Environment
  • Way Kambas Park designated as ASEAN Heritage Park
    27th July 2016
    The Way Kambas National Park in Lampung Province, has been designated as the 36th ASEAN Heritage Park. The certificate of the Way Kambas National Park as ASEAN Heritage Park was presented by Executive Director of ASEAN ...
  • Sampit`s urban forest to feature peat swamp
    26th July 2016
    The urban forest in Sampit, Central Kalimantan province will be featuring peat swamp as its defining characteristic, the Head of Forestry and Plantation Office, Sanggul Lumban Gaol, said here on Tuesday. "Our urban forest is ...
  • Police need to explain halting investigation on forest fires: Lawmaker
    26th July 2016
    Deputy chairman of Commission III of the House of Representatives Benny K Harman said police chief Gen. Tito Karnavian has to give reason for halting investigation of cases of forest fires involving 15 companies in Riau. "The ...
  • Foreign participants to join Kite Festival in Surabaya
    23rd July 2016
    As many as five foreign participants and over 100 people from different regions in Indonesia will be participating in the International Kite Festival in Surabaya, East Java province on 23 and 24 July, 2016. The foreign ...
  • VP presents environment awards on World Environment Day
    22nd July 2016
    Vice President Jusuf Kalla presented 167 environment awards at World Environment Day commemorations held in Siak District, Riau province, on Friday. The awards include 10 "Kalpataru" awards for individuals and community ...
  • Surabaya wins highest environment award
    22nd July 2016
    Surabaya city, capital of East Java province, has won the Adipura Paripurna and Nirwasita Tantra environmental awards at a metropolitan city level from the Environment and Forestry Ministry. Vice President Jusuf Kalla and ...
  • Hugua, back as NGO activist again
    16th July 2016
    Hugua is now back to his old passion, becoming an NGO activist, after completing his second term as district head of Wakatobi, Southeast Sulawesi Province, on June 28 this year. "Once I am no longer the district head, I ...
  • Indonesia govt planning moratorium in new oil palm plantation
    15th July 2016
    The government is planning moratorium policy of opening new oil palm plantation especially in forest areas to be effective in five years. Coordinating Minister for Economy Darmin Nasution said moratorium is ruled to ...
  • Large swathes of mangroves dead in Australia`s north: Scientist
    12th July 2016
    Large swathes of key mangrove habitat in Australias north have died due to impact of the severe El Nino weather system earlier this year that was exacerbated by climate change, potentially having large impact on Australias ...
  • Two whale sharks stranded on Nusa Penida coast
    4th July 2016
    Two whale sharks were found stranded on the shore of Nusa Penida Island, which is administratively a part of Bali, despite being completely separate from the island of God. "The whale sharks were stranded due to severe ...