Tuesday, 3rd May 2016
Environment
  • 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 ...
  • Sago forest in Papua needs preservation
    31st January 2016
    Sago forest in Papua needs to be preserved in a sustainable manner because it is a food reserve for the local community, according to West Papua environmentalist Benny Yesnat. "Sago is the staple food of the indigenous ...
  • Proper trash management improves local economy
    29th January 2016
    Garbage, if sorted and managed properly, can not only makes a city clean and beautiful but can also help to improve the local economy. From the onset, the Indonesian Environment Ministrys program of trash banks was aimed ...
  • Bengkulu to build tiger rehabilitation center in Seblat National Park
    29th January 2016
    The Natural Resource Conservation Agency (BKSDA) of Bengkulu Province is planning to build a training and rehabilitation center for Sumatran tigers in the Seblat Natural Park in North Bengkulu District. Head of BKSDA of ...
  • WWF identifies and documents 29 orangutans in Sebangau National Park
    29th January 2016
    The World Wide-Life Fund for Nature (WWF), in cooperation with the people in Punggualas village, Palangkaraya, Central Kalimantan, has identified and documented 29 orangutans in the Sebangau National Park. "During the ...
  • Establishment of Indonesia`s Peatland Restoration Agency lauded
    28th January 2016
    President Joko Widodo (Jokowi) installed Nazir Foead, former conservation director at the World Wildlife Fund (WWF), as head of the Peatland Restoration Agency (BRG) on January 20. The agency, which has been set up based on ...
  • Three foreign countries to help in peat land restoration
    26th January 2016
    Three foreign countries will help South Sumatra in restoring its peat lands to be productive again after being damaged by forest fires last year. The Netherlands, Britain and Norway have offered assistance to preserve ...
  • Endangered snow leopards spotted at Mt. Qomolangma
    23rd January 2016
    Wild snow leopards were caught on camera in a Tibetan county at the north face of Mt. Qomolangma, suggesting that the endangered species also lives at the mountain, researchers said on Friday. Lhapa Tsering, an official ...
  • El Nino still spells disaster in East Nusa Tenggara
    22nd January 2016
    The weather phenomenon El Nino still spells disaster in East Nusa Tenggara (NTT) with widespread harvest failure and livestock dying from starvation. Not only food crop but also thousand of livestock are facing the ...
  • PT newmont denies claims of dumping toxic waste at sea
    22nd January 2016
    PT Newmont Nusa Tenggara, on Friday, denied reports claiming that the mining enterprise was dumping toxic waste into the waters of Nusa Tenggara using the MV Redrock tanker ship. "According to the manifest, the waste loaded ...