Friday, 9th December 2016
Environment
  • Indonesia green development strategy should be implemented
    26th September 2016
    Indonesias Ministry of Environment and Forestry hopes that the Green Growth Compact (GGC) implemented by the East Kalimantan province will also be emulated by other provincial governments. "We hope that other sub-districts ...
  • NGOs file letter of reprimand against minister over reclamation project
    17th September 2016
    Several NGOs have issued a letter of reprimand against Coordinating Minister for Maritime Affairs Luhut Binsar Pandjaitan for planning to resume the G Island reclamation project in Jakarta Bay. The open letter of reprimand ...
  • Greenpeace concerned about Indonesian coastal area development
    17th September 2016
    Greenpeace Indonesia has expressed concern at the development in Indonesias coastal areas which tends to be misdirected, for instance by having reclamation projects. The coastal areas development tends to sacrifice its ...
  • Paris Agreement initiates carbon-free world
    14th September 2016
    French Ambassador to Indonesia, Corrine Breuz', has said the Paris Agreement arrived at the UN Summit on Climate Change at the Conference of Parties (COP21) is the first step towards creating a carbon-free world. "We need ...
  • EU calls for implementing Paris Agreement
    14th September 2016
    The European Union (EU) has urged all countries to implement the Paris Agreement generated from the United Nations' Summit on Climate Change at the Conference of Parties (COP21) by organizing the Climate Diplomacy Week in ...
  • Indonesian minister advises maintaining vigil in wake of forest fires
    3rd September 2016
    Indonesia has continued to remain vigilant against forest fires, although the number of hotspots across the nation has been reduced by 70-90 percent, according to the Ministry of Environmental Affairs and Forestry. Based on ...
  • Beauty of Meyah waterfall in west papua still eludes many
    31st August 2016
    Nestled in the slopes of the mountain forest in Tambrauw District, the Meyah waterfall is one of the most scenic locations in the province of West Papua, but many are still unaware of its existence. The rainbow and mist ...
  • 29 hotspots detected across Sumatra island
    31st August 2016
    As many as 29 hotspots were detected across Sumatra Island in the morning of Wednesday. "Three hotspots were found in Bengkulu, one in Jambi, 21 in South Sumatra, four in Bangka Belitung, and nil in Riau," spokesman of the ...
  • Crocodiles roam about at beaches, disrupt Kupang`s tourism
    30th August 2016
    Weather phenomenon El Nino is believed to have driven some crocodiles to leave the drying estuaries and lurching to the local beaches in East Nusa Tenggara, an official said. The head of operations of East Nusa Tenggaras ...
  • Haze begins to cause problem in visibility in Riau: BMKG
    28th August 2016
    The Meteorology, Climatology and Geophysics Agency (BMKG) said haze of black smokes from forest and bush fires began to cause problem in visibility in Riau in the past two days. "Thick and black clouds began to blanket ...