Wednesday, 31st August 2016
Environment
  • Wildlife trafficking represents serious crime: Indonesian NGO
    7th June 2016
    Illegal wildlife trade is a serious crime that according to the United Environment Program (UNEP) is similar to drug trafficking and corruption, Executive Director of the Indonesian Biological Diversity (Kehati) M.S. Sembiring ...
  • Criminal charges possible in killing of Cincinnati gorilla
    1st June 2016
    The parents of a 3-year-old boy who fell into a gorilla enclosure in Cincinnati, prompting the killing of the endangered animal in order to rescue the child, are the target of an investigation into the incident, police said. ...
  • President Jokowi receives visiting Norwegian FM
    31st May 2016
    Indonesian President Joko Widodo (Jokowi) received visiting Norwegian Foreign Affairs Minister Berge Brende at the Presidential Palace here on Tuesday. During the courtesy visit to the Presidential Palace, the Norwegian ...
  • Indonesia, Norway hold second JCBC meeting
    30th May 2016
    Indonesian Foreign Minister Retno Marsudi met her Norwegian counterpart Borge Brende for the second Joint Commission for Bilateral Cooperation (JCBC) meeting here on Monday. "Today, we will hold two meetings. The first is ...
  • Sea turtle nesting season gets underway in Yogyakarta
    28th May 2016
    Sea turtle nesting season has begun at the southern coast of Yogyakarta this month and will last till this year-end, an observer said here Saturday. "It has been more than a week that sea turtles are coming to nest," a ...
  • Sumatran tiger rescued from wild boar snare in west sumatra - (d)
    27th May 2016
    A Sumatran tiger, which was trapped in wild boar snare in a hilly forest of Nagari Mandeh Village, West Sumatra, was rescued and evacuated by the local Natural Resource Conservation Agencys (BKSDAs) rescue team. The team ...
  • Around 100 Sumatran tigers live in Mount Leuser National Park
    26th May 2016
    A recent study has shown that there are only around 100 Sumatran tigers (Panthera tigris Sumatrae) currently inhabiting Mount Leuser National Park which straddles the border of Aceh and North Sumatra Province. "That was the ...
  • Banjarmasin to make rivers as home front
    21st May 2016
    Banjarmasin city government in South Kalimantan plans to make the existing rivers home front for the development of the city, according to Mayor Ibnu Sina. "We know that Banjarmasin has 102 rivers, but so far they are not ...
  • Marine Affairs to deploy two vessels to monitor East Nusa Tenggara waters
    17th May 2016
    The Ministry of Marine Affairs and Fisheries (KKP) will immediately send two vessels to monitor East Nusa Tenggara (NTT) waters for various crimes such as illegal fishing. "The two vessels of the KKP --- KP Orca and KP Hiu ...
  • Abu Dhabi releases successfully 14 rehabilitated sea turtles
    16th May 2016
    The Environment Agency - Abu Dhabi (EAD), in collaboration with the Tourism Development Investment Company (TDIC), has released 13 young critically endangered Hawksbill turtles and one young Loggerhead turtle on the beach of the ...