Sunday, 24th May 2015
Environment
  • Indonesia hopes investors will also build the nation
    24th February 2015
    Indonesia is optimistic that investors would not only exploit its resources but also help to build the country, Minister of Fishery and Marine Resources Susi Pudjiastuti stated here on Tuesday. "We need investors who are ...
  • Haze blankets Bagansiapi-api, Riau
    24th February 2015
    Haze from forest and plantation fires blanketed Bagansiapi-api City in Rokan Hilir District, Riau Province, on Tuesday. "Visibility rate decreases drastically to 500 meters, particularly in the mornings," Aswadi Hamid, a ...
  • Bamboo conservation along Ciliwung watershed can prevent floods
    12th February 2015
    Bamboo conservation along the Ciliwung watershed can be an alternative measure for long-term flood prevention. "Bamboo can be a long-term alternative solution to flood prevention in Jakarta," Coastal Program Officer and ...
  • Arrested poachers killed six Sumatran elephants: police
    11th February 2015
    The eight poachers who were detained on Tuesday evening had killed six Sumatran elephants in two provinces, the Riau Provincial Police said. "They belong to a cruel syndicate; they shot the elephants in their heads for ...
  • Rimbang Baling Wildlife Reserve to conserve 20 waterfalls
    5th January 2015
    The Bukit Rimbang Baling Wildlife Reserve located in Kampar and Kuantan Sengingi districts, Riau, is preserving 20 waterfalls, with the potential to become ecotourism attractions, Syamsidar, the World Wildlife Fund (WWF) ...
  • 934,000 hectares of forest in Jambi in critical condition
    23rd December 2014
    Around 44.31 percent or 934,000 hectares of forest lands in the province of Jambi are in critical condition, a research said. Jambi has 2,107,745 hectares of forest, according to a survey by the Executive Board of REDD of ...
  • Proposal to make Mt Rinjani a global geopark
    16th December 2014
    The government of Indonesia through the Ministry of Tourism has proposed that Mount Rinjani in Lombok, West Nusa Tenggara, be made a Global Geopark Network (GGN). The Head of Regional Development and Planning Agency of West ...
  • Bengawan Solo`s embankments in critical condition: Official
    15th December 2014
    A number of embankments along the Bengawan Solo River at the downstream of Bojonegoro, Tuban, and Gresik in East Java are in critical condition, a local government official said here Monday. "We have reported this to the ...
  • Wild tiger attacks cattle in Langkat, North Sumatra
    9th December 2014
    A Sumatran Tiger (Panthera tigris sumatrae) reportedly trespassed and preyed on cattle belonging to the local residents of a village in Bahorok Sub-district, Langkat District, North Sumatra Province. Head of Section V of ...
  • Dredging of Lake Limboto requires Rp11 trillion: President
    6th December 2014
    President Joko "Jokowi" Widodo has estimated that the cost of dredging sediment from Lake Limboto in Gorontalo province could reach Rp11 trillion. "This lake needs to be dredged to reduce its sediment. Moreover, the lake ...