Tuesday, 26th May 2015
Environment
  • 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 ...
  • Jakarta administration to involve military in Ciliwung River bank`s restoration
    28th November 2014
    The Jakarta capital city administration will rope in military (TNI) personnel to restore the banks of the Ciliwung River that runs through the city. "TNI personnel have often helped us and their performance has been ...
  • One ton calliandra seeds dispersed over Mt. Kelud for reforestation
    28th November 2014
    The Kediri District Administration on Friday dispersed a ton of calliandra seeds over Mount Kelud, about 1,731 meters above sea level, to reforest the areas devastated by Keluds eruption in February 2014. District Head of ...
  • Household wastes pollute 70 percent of Indonesian rivers
    27th November 2014
    About 60-70 percent of the rivers in Indonesia are contaminated by domestic or household wastes, a deputy of Pollution Control at the Ministry of Environment M.R. Karliansyah stated here on Tuesday. "60 percent of the ...
  • President to review licenses of companies converting peatlands
    27th November 2014
    President Joko Widodo has said he will review the licenses of companies that have converted peatlands into monoculture plantations as they can damage the countrys ecosystem. "I have told the minister of environment and ...
  • Indonesian youngster receives ASEAN champions of biodiversity award
    27th November 2014
    Indonesian youngster Adeline Tiffanie Suwana has won the ASEAN Champions of Biodiversity award for her contributions to environmental protection. Adeline received the prize at the ASEAN Centre for Biodiversity that was held ...
  • Indonesia finalizes forest reference emission levels
    24th November 2014
    The Managing Body for Reducing Emissions from Deforestation and Forest Degradation (BP REDD+) is familiarizing all stakeholders with the Forest Reference Emission Levels (FREL) as the final step before it is passed as a state ...
  • Yudhoyono receives award from UNEP
    22nd November 2014
    Former Indonesian president Susilo Bambang Yudhoyono was awarded the Champion of the Earth honor on policy leadership by the United Nations Environment Program (UNEP) recently. This was revealed in a press release from the ...