Monday, 27th June 2016
Environment
  • Indonesia inaugurates Bromo Edelweiss Garden
    28th March 2016
    The Indonesian Minister of Environment and Forestry, Siti Nurbaya, has inaugurated the Edelweiss Education Garden in Penanjakan Mosque of Mount Bromo National Park, Pasuruan District of East Java, to conserve the ...
  • President orders ministers to control mining accidents
    24th March 2016
    President Joko Widodo (Jokowi) has ordered his ministers to control mining work, particularly in small mining areas in the region. "I have ordered the Environment Minister and the Energy and Mineral Resources Minister to ...
  • Govt developing forest fire control system: Minister
    17th March 2016
    The government is developing a system for handling land and forest fires quickly, Environment and Forestry Minister Siti Nurbaya said. Speaking to the press after attending a coordination meeting on land and forest fire ...
  • Indonesia can maintain palm oil plantations: Minister Nasution
    16th March 2016
    Indonesia, as the largest palm oil producer, should anticipate challenges and opportunities as well as maintain palm oil plantations in the future, according to Coordinating Minister for Economic Affairs Darmin Nasution. ...
  • Princess Astrid visits Bogor Botanical Garden
    16th March 2016
    Princess Astrid, representing King Philippe of Belgium, visited the Bogor Botanical Garden in Bogor, West Java, as part of her official state visit to Indonesia to boost bilateral cooperation between the two countries on ...
  • Sumatra warned over emergence of forest and land fires
    15th March 2016
    The Meteorology, Climatology, and Geophysics Agency-Pekanbaru Station detected 42 hotspots in five provinces of Sumatra Island on Tuesday, of which 31 were found in six districts of Riau Province. The agencys head, ...
  • Slash-and-burn method contributes to hotspots in Riau: Official
    14th March 2016
    Several hotspots in Bengkalis District, Riau, are caused by the extreme weather during the dry season and the acts of irresponsible people who employ the slash-and-burn method for land clearing, stated a mitigation agency ...
  • France to help Central Java realize "eco districts"
    11th March 2016
    The government of France is ready to help the Indonesian province of Central Java to develop environmentally friendly areas or "eco districts," according to French Ambassador to Indonesia Corinne Breuze. "We are ready and ...
  • World Bank provides grant to help prevent forest fires
    9th March 2016
    The World Bank has provided a grant amounting to some US$12 million this year to help prevent forest fires, Chairman of the National Disaster Mitigation Agency (BNPB) Willem Rampangilei stated. The World Bank recorded that ...
  • United States delivers first payment to Global Climate Fund
    8th March 2016
    The United States has paid $500 million into the United Nations Green Climate Fund, the first tranche of the $3 billion it pledged as part of the commitments it made in the December Paris Climate Agreement, the State Department ...