Friday, 29th April 2016
Environment
  • Indonesia to launch national trash-free movement
    20th February 2016
    The Government is to launch the Indonesia Trash Free Movement 2020 during the commemoration of the trash-free day which falls on February 21. President Joko Widodo (Jokowi) and some 35 communities will declare the national ...
  • Indonesia environment ministry detects 370-500 hotspots in Papua
    19th February 2016
    Environmental Affairs and Forestry Minister Siti Nurbaya has said her ministrys team found some 370 to 500 hotspots of forest fires in Papua early this year. "It is a matter of worry since there was no hotspot in Papua ...
  • Madiun produces 27,000 cubic meters of waste per day
    13th February 2016
    The amount of waste dumped in Kaliabu landfill in Madiun district, East Java province, can reach 27 thousand cubic meters per day, according to local Cleanliness and Landscaping Service (DKP) spokesman Anang Sulistyono. ...
  • baduy tribe preserves conservation forest - (d)
    9th February 2016
    Baduy tribe, which lives inland in Lebak regency, Banten province, has been consistently preserving the forest by conducting greening campaign and thus preventing the destruction of forest and land around their habitat. "We ...
  • El Nino triggers crop failure in Kupang
    5th February 2016
    El Nino has caused crop failure in the third growing season of 2015, which lasts from October 2015 to January 2016, according to the Kupang local government. "Several farmers, who had sown seeds at the start of the third ...
  • CIFOR supports new peatland restoration agency to prevent forest fires
    3rd February 2016
    The newly established Peatland Restoration Agency (BRG) should be supported in its efforts to restore peatland areas and prevent forest fires, according to the Bogor-based Center International Forest and Research (CIFOR). ...
  • High-speed railway project feasible from environmental aspect: Minister
    2nd February 2016
    Indonesias Environmental Affairs and Forestry Minister Siti Nurbaya has said the Jakarta-Bandung high-speed railway project was issued permit only when it was found feasible from the environmental aspect. "As for its ...
  • LIPI to build 12 botanical gardens
    2nd February 2016
    Indonesian Institute of Sciences (LIPI) will build 12 Botanical Gardens in urban and non-urban areas, which will be launched by 2019. Head of Area Development for Ex-Situ Plant Conservation Centers Botanical Garden, Joko R ...
  • Sukamade beach home for thousands of sea turtles
    31st January 2016
    Thousands of sea turtles have landed in Sukamade Beach in the Meru Betiri National Park of East Java to lay eggs during the nesting season in 2015, an official said. "In 2015, we recorded there were 1,557 sea turtles ...
  • Kendari city government urged to keep Nambo beach clean
    31st January 2016
    Haku Wahab, the head of Southeast Sulawesi Environment Agency, has encouraged the Kendari city administration to maintain cleanliness of Nambo beach tourist resort. "If Nambo beach is polluted by various plastic waste, or ...