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  • Lessons learnt on managing mangroves sustainably

    Mon, October 21 2013 21:06

    Indonesia`s mangrove swamp is the largest in the world, covering some 3.2 million hectares, or 22 percent of the total area of mangroves in the world, with a high level of biodiversity..

  • Jakarta moves to ban street monkey shows

    Mon, October 21 2013 19:02

    The Jakarta government is set to ban street shows involving monkeys and plans to relocate monkeys used in such shows to the Ragunan zoo in South Jakarta, said Governor Joko Widodo here on Monday..

  • Jakarta government to buy more land for green spaces

    Fri, October 18 2013 23:35

    The Jakarta government will purchase more land to be converted into green spaces for the city, Deputy Governor Basuki Tjahaja Purnama said here on Friday..

  • No to mining business in Raja Ampat

    Fri, October 18 2013 10:55

    Minister for the Environment Balthasar Kambuaya said he would reject any proposal for mining operation in the district of Raja Ampat of West Papua..

  • Indonesia to boost renewable energy technology cooperation

    Tue, October 1 2013 15:05

    Indonesia will encourage cooperation in the renewable energy technology among members of the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APECT), Marzan A Iskandar of the Agency for Assessment and Application of Technology (BPPT) said..

  • Park's administrator refuses transfer of sumatran rhinoceros to US

    Tue, October 1 2013 14:42

    The administrator of Way Kambas National Park (TNWK) has refused the transfer of several Sumatran rhinoceros from the Rhino Preservation Area (SRS) to Cincinnati Zoo, the United States..

  • Cheap car policy sparks controversy

    Fri, September 27 2013 17:46

    The recently issued policy on low-cost green cars (LCGCs), enabling people in lower classes to purchase family vehicles, has sparked controversy among people, especially those in major cities such as Jakarta..

  • Indonesia optimistic about slashing hcfc use by 97.5 pct

    Sat, September 14 2013 11:53

    Indonesia is optimistic about slashing the production and use of ozone-depleting hydrochlorofluorocarbons (HCFCs) by up to 97.5 percent as part of the country`s commitment under the Vienna Convention and Montreal Protocol, an official said..

  • President Yudhoyono talks about Indonesian environmental policy to Harrison Ford

    Tue, September 10 2013 15:34

    Indonesian President Susilo Bambang Yudhoyono here on Tuesday received a special guest, a Hollywood actor who came to interview him about the national environmental policy, Harrison Ford, in his office, Tuesday..

  • Forestry minister disappointed by US actor Harrison Ford

    Mon, September 9 2013 20:07

    Forestry Minister Zulkifli Hasan has expressed his disappointment over US actor Harrison Ford`s behaviour during an interview on Monday..

Mt. Merapi rumbles spewing volcanic material to nearby areas

Mt. Merapi rumbles spewing volcanic material to nearby areasMount Merapi in Magelang, Central Java, rumbled on Sunday morning, spewing some volcanic materials such as ash and ...

Over 100 killed in clashes over cattle robbery in S. Sudan

Over 100 killed in clashes over cattle robbery in S. SudanMore than 100 people were killed and dozens injured when suspected cattle raiders attacked a village in South Sudans ...

Australia to assist livestock development in Indonesia

Australia to assist livestock development in IndonesiaAustralia will likely provide Au$60 million or about Rp640 billion to assist in the development of the livestock ...

International football legends to visit Indonesia in May

International football legends to visit Indonesia in MayInternational football legends will visit Indonesia to play against Indonesian football players in an exhibition game ...

U.S. website picks 2NE1 as girl group to love

U.S. website picks 2NE1 as girl group to loveSouth Korean girl group 2NE1 has been chosen by U.S. media website BuzzFeed as one of "11 girl groups from around the ...