Tuesday, 30th June 2015
Environment
  • 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 ...
  • Tree planting movement to support food sovereignty program
    30th November 2014
    President Joko "Jokowi" Widodo attended a national commemoration of Indonesian Tree Planting Day (HMPI) 2014 and National Tree Planting Month (BMN) held in Tempursari village, Wonogiri District, Central Java, on Nov 29. ...
  • West Papua plants 200 thousand trees since January 2014
    30th November 2014
    The West Papua administration has planted a total of 200 thousand trees since January 2014, according to a local official. The trees were planted as part of the provinces One Billion Tree Planting Movement activities, ...
  • Indonesia State Enterprises Ministry plants 3,000 trees
    30th November 2014
    The State Enterprises (BUMN) Ministry has planned to plant 3,000 trees along the East Flood Canal located in east Jakarta. "The BUMN ministry is committed to preserving the environment," BUMN Minister Rini Mariani Soemarno ...