Thursday, 18th September 2014
Environment
  • Kalla allocates one helicopter for Riau
    5th May 2014
    Chairman of the Indonesian Red Cross (PMI) M. Jusuf Kalla had allocated one helicopter to the PMI branch in Riau province to help smooth its humanitarian missions. "Riau is one of the eight provinces that needs ...
  • Riau forest fires cause losses amounting to over Rp20 trillion
    5th May 2014
    Forest and land fires occurring in the Riau Province between February and April 2014 caused economic losses worth more than Rp20 trillion, as per data furnished by the National Disaster Mitigation Agency (BNPB). "It should ...
  • Indonesia preparing coral reef management regulation
    5th May 2014
    Indonesia is preparing a regulation in an effort to improve sustainable coral reef management given the upcoming World Coral Reef Conference (WCRC) in Manado, North Sulawesi, between May 14-17, 2014, a minister said. "For ...
  • Police find four of five rare monkeys stolen from British zoo
    4th May 2014
    British police have recovered four out of five monkeys, some from a critically endangered species, after launching a Europe-wide hunt for the creatures stolen from a zoo in northern England.Thieves took the monkeys - two female ...
  • 44 hotspots detected in Sumatra
    4th May 2014
    The US National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) 18 operated in Singapore detected on Saturday 44 hotspots in Sumatra, of which 14 were found in Riau province, a regional disaster mitigation official said. ...
  • Sweden sees lowest May temperature in 115 years
    3rd May 2014
    Sweden has been hit unexpectedly by icy weather throughout the country as the month of May starts. Brief snow struck Stockholm on Friday morning, and many cities endured freezing nights. Temperature in Vanersborg, a ...
  • Welfare and environment can be aligned: UNESCO
    24th April 2014
    Director of the UNESCO Office in Jakarta Hubert J Gijzen said welfare and environment can be aligned through sustainable development programs. "Revolution always aims to make people become prosperous. However, it can ...
  • BOS releases 12 orangutans to natural habitat
    18th April 2014
    The Borneo Orangutan Foundation (BOS) has released 12 orangutans from its rehabilitation center in Nyaru Menteng to their natural habitat in Central Kalimantans Bukit Batikap natural forest. In the meanwhile, the foundation ...
  • Satellite detects 44 hotspots in Sumatra
    18th April 2014
    The Terra and Aqua Satellites have detected 40 hotspots located in Sumatra Island, which were mostly found in Riau Province that had reached 20 areas.According to the Riau Regional Disaster Mitigation Agency received here on ...
  • 30.4 percent of Indonesia`s coral reefs damaged: LIPI
    17th April 2014
    The Indonesian Institute of Sciences (LIPI), through the Coral Reef Rehabilitation and Management Program (COREMAP), stated 30.4 percent of Indonesias coral reefs are damaged and will have an impact on public welfare.Head of ...