Friday, 31st October 2014
Environment
  • 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. ...
  • Government implementing Ciliwung River restoration project
    24th September 2014
    The central and regional governments are cooperating to restore the water quality of Ciliwung River to solve the various problems such as annual flooding that impacts the capital city during the rainy season. "The ...
  • Indigenous community plays important role in forest conservation: Narang
    23rd September 2014
    The Indonesian representative in the Governors Climate and Forest Task Force (GCF) initiative, Governor of Central Kalimantan Teras Narang stated in his testimony that indigenous communities play an important role in forest ...
  • Indonesia needs law on climate change: Walhi
    22nd September 2014
    The environmental non-government organization Wahana Lingkungan Hidup Indonesia (Walhi) has urged the government to pass a law to prevent climate change intended to reduce national emission levels and address climate change ...
  • Indonesia`s coral reef management draws accolades: Minister
    22nd September 2014
    Indonesia was bestowed the Coral Conservation Prize on September 19, 2014, in San Francisco, the United States, for its sustainable coral management, announced the Marine Affairs and Fisheries Ministry (MMAF). MMAF ...
  • Repair of Bekasi dyke to be completed before rainy season
    20th September 2014
    The Bekasi city administration said it is optimistic that repair of the Bekasi river dykes would be completed before rainy season comes.The repair of the dykes to cost around Rp10 billion is expected to reduce the impact of ...
  • RI ratifies ASEAN agreement on transboundary haze pollution
    17th September 2014
    The Indonesian government has eventually ratified the ASEAN Agreement on Transboundary Haze Pollution (AATHP) 12 years after it signed the agreement. "After 12 years of waiting, we eventually ratify the agreement," deputy ...