Sat, March 1 2014 15:06
The Terra and Aqua satellite has detected 1,046 hotspots from forest, plantation and peatland fires across Sumatra Island, it was reported Saturday morning..
Sat, March 1 2014 14:42
Six thousand hectares of land and forests were destroyed by fire in Riau province, according to a disaster mitigation agency official..
Fri, February 28 2014 21:00
As haze shrouded Sumatras cities over the past two months, President Yudhoyono has ordered strict law enforcement to deal with forest fires mostly set deliberately and unlawfully to clear land for plantation and farming..
Thu, February 27 2014 23:55
The population of one-horned Javan rhinoceros (Rhinoceros sondaicus) and two-horned Sumatran rhinoceros (Dicerorhinus sumatrensis) is believed to have increased quite encouragingly over the past few years..
Thu, February 27 2014 22:55
President Susilo Bambang Yudhoyono has ordered enforcement of laws to prevent and tackle smog caused by forest or land fires especially against corporations to give a deterrent effect, a minister said..
Thu, February 27 2014 17:32
Four Sumatran tigers (Panthera tigris sumatrae) were wandering in the area where fire brigade personnel were extinguishing a fire engulfing a forest, which is a tiger habitat, in the Bukit Batu subdistrict, Bengkalis, Riau Province..
Mon, February 24 2014 18:22
The haze from the Riau Province in Sumatra will not disperse to Singapore and Malaysia, although a total of 1,234 hotspots have been detected in the province, according to the local Meteorology, Climatology and Geophysics (BMKG)..
Mon, February 24 2014 12:14
The worsening forest fires in some areas of Riau Province has reduced the visibility to about only 50 meters, an analyst from local Meteorology Climatology and Geophysics Agency (BMKG) Ardhitama stated here on Monday..
Sun, February 23 2014 16:11
A total of 46 elephants were found dead in Riau province between 2011 and 2014, with most of them without ivory, spokesman to WWFs Riau branch Syamsidar said here on Sunday..
Sun, February 23 2014 13:30
The Environment Ministry has named 10 people charged with setting fire to forested land in Riau Province last year..
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