Monday, 22nd September 2014
Environment
  • Coral reefs as sustainer of food security
    16th May 2014
    Coral reefs, the major topic of discussion in the World Coral Reef Conference (WCRC) in Manado, on May 14-16, 2014, are being looked at for sustaining food security and saving the world from global warming. Officially ...
  • Three key problems encountered in preservation of coral reefs: Kiara
    16th May 2014
    The Peoples Coalition for Fishery Justice (Kiara) highlighted the three key issues of illegal fish catching equipment, coastal reclamations, and mining activities being encountered in the preservation of coral reefs. "The ...
  • Yogyakarta zoo has potential to host 21st SEAZA conference
    16th May 2014
    The Gembira Loka Zoo of Yogyakarta has the potential to host the 21st Southeast Asian Zoos Association (SEAZA) conference for the 2016-2017 period. The Gembira Loka Zoos (GLZoo) General Director Tirtodiprojo stated in ...
  • CTI-CFF Countries Form Regional Institution
    16th May 2014
    Six countries grouped in the Coral Triangle Initiative on Coral Reefs, Fisheries and Food Security (CTI-CFF) signed on Thursday an agreement declaring the Indonesian city of Manado the headquarter of the groups permanent ...
  • Indonesian government promotes blue economy
    14th May 2014
    Indonesia is committed to preserving marine biodiversity and promoting marine resource investment based on innovation, creativity, and Blue Economy principles. In keeping with this commitment, the country has organized the ...
  • Oil spill of Petro Selat pollutes environment
    13th May 2014
    The oil spill from a leaked well of PT Petro Selat, in Siak District of Riau Province, has polluted the environment in the area. "The leak occurred when the company was drilling a new oil well. The gas pressure combined ...
  • LIPI intensifies marine research in Eastern Indonesian waters
    13th May 2014
    The Indonesian Institute of Sciences (LIPI) has been intensifying deep sea research in eastern Indonesian waters which could give significant contribution to the worlds marine science. The number of human resources ...
  • Greenhouse gas found rising from New Zealand seafloor
    12th May 2014
    New Zealand and German scientists have found a major network of frozen methane and methane gas, causing underwater landslides and releasing greenhouse gases, in the ocean off New Zealands east coast. The 16-strong team used ...
  • Myanmar urges ASEAN leaders to address climate change
    12th May 2014
    Myanmar President U Thein Sein on Sunday urged leaders of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) member states to address the impact of climate change. "Extreme weather patterns due to changing climate have ...
  • 16 hectares of forest area razed by fires in Riau
    11th May 2014
    At least 16 hectares of forest area were razed by fires in Riau Province, in May 2014, according to data from the regional disaster mitigation office (BPBD). Of the 16 ha, 13 ha were found in Dumai City, Head of the BPBD ...