Wednesday, 29th July 2015
Environment
  • China says climate change threatens major projects
    4th May 2015
    Climate change threatens some of Chinas most important infrastructure projects, Chinas top meteorologist warned in a state newspaper, adding the countrys rate of warming was higher than the global average. Zheng Guoguang, ...
  • Tanzania loses 80% of forest in Eastern Arc Mountains: WWF
    3rd May 2015
    World Wide Fund for Nature (WWF), the worlds leading conservation organization, said on Sunday that Tanzania has lost about 80 percent of forests in the Eastern Arc Mountains. "Current estimates showed that little more than ...
  • Activists to rehabilitate coral reefs in Tikus Island, Bengkulu
    21st April 2015
    Several students and environmental activists of the Youth Care Forum from Bengkulu (FPPB) will undertake a coral reef rehabilitation program in Tikus Island, Bengkulu, to commemorate Earth Day 2015."We are going to carry out ...
  • Forest preservation, Orang Rimba survival should happen simultaneously: Solberg
    16th April 2015
    The preservation of Jambi forest should go hand in hand with the survival of the Orang Jambi tribal community, emphasized the Royal Norwegian Prime Minister Erna Solberg. "I felt very sad after learning about the condition ...
  • Salat Nusa Island to be transformed into new orangutan habitat
    6th April 2015
    The Borneo Orangutan Survival (BOS) Foundation plans to make Salat Nusa Island in Pulang Pisau district, Central Kalimantan province, a new habitat for orangutans that cannot be released in the wild. The island is an ideal ...
  • Forest fire rages in South China, casualties unknown
    6th April 2015
    A forest fire that broke out on Sunday continues to rage in south Chinas Guangxi Zhuang Autonomous Region, local authorities said. No casualties has been reported. The blaze broke out in a forest in Youjiang District of ...
  • Surabaya to build komodo dragon park
    2nd April 2015
    The Surabaya city government in East Java is likely to build a Komodo Dragon Park in the coastal area of Kenjeran, anticipating the giant lizards overpopulation in the city's zoo. "We will first study whether the land ...
  • Earth Hour 2015 observed in 48 Indonesian cities
    31st March 2015
    Residents, businessmen, and government officials in 48 cities observed Earth Hour by turning off their lights for an hour, from 8:30 p.m. to 9:30 p.m. local time, on March 28, 2015, according to WWF Indonesia. WWF Indonesia ...
  • Indonesian government must protect pig-nosed turtles from extinction
    28th March 2015
    As the illegal trade of wildlife continues to flourish, the government needs to work harder to crack down on pet trade to protect the endangered pig-nosed turtles (Carettochelys insculpta) from extinction. Pig-nosed turtles ...
  • International organizations to finance sea conservation project in West Papua
    19th March 2015
    Three international natural conservation non-governmental organizations (NGOs): Conservation International (CI), the Nature Conservancy (TNC), and World Wildlife Fund (WWF) will finance a sea conservation project in West Papua ...