Saturday, 28th March 2015
Environment
  • US agency releases documentary on environmental issues in Sumatra
    6th November 2014
    The United States Agency for International Development (USAID) released a documentary film titled "Voices of Sumatra: Building a Green Future" here on Thursday. The USAID documentary sends a strong message for the need to ...
  • Seven hotspots detected in South Barito
    4th November 2014
    The NOAA18 Satellite detected seven hotspots of forest and plantation fires in South Barito District, Central Kalimantan, in October 2014."The hotspots were detected in three sub-districts in South Barito," Krisnadi, the head of ...
  • Indonesian new minister vows to crack down upon illegal fishing
    3rd November 2014
    Marine Affairs and Fisheries Minister Susi Pudjiastuti has vowed to step up efforts to curb illegal fishing in Indonesian waters, which has caused losses worth trillions of rupiah to the state and disadvantaged traditional ...
  • 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 ...