Wednesday, 24th August 2016
Environment
  • Papua`s Wondama Bay was first transit point for Austronesian people: Expert
    13th April 2016
    The area around Wondama Bay in West Papua Province was the first transit point for Austronesian people in the land of Papua, according to Andreas Deda, the dean of Papua Universitys Faculty of Letters. The residents of ...
  • Half of natural world heritage sites at risk from industry
    6th April 2016
    Industrial activity such as mining and logging threatens almost half of the worlds natural World Heritage sites, from Australias Great Barrier Reef to the Inca citadel of Machu Picchu in Peru, the WWF conservation group said on ...
  • Lake Limboto is safe haven for migratory birds: Observer
    5th April 2016
    Lake Limboto in Gorontalo Province is a safe haven for migratory birds as it has been visited by long-distance flyers from around the world, an observer stated on Tuesday. Therefore, it is necessary to spread awareness in ...
  • Climatology agency detects 56 hotspots in Riau
    3rd April 2016
    The Meteorology, Climatology and Geophysics Agency (BMKG) station in Pekanbaru detected 56 wild fire hotspots in eight districts and municipalities in the Riau province on Saturday (April 2). "Based on the Terra and Aqua ...
  • Agency to restore over 800 thousand hectares of peatland areas
    31st March 2016
    Two months after its establishment, the Indonesia Peatland Restoration Agency (BRG) has claimed that it is now initiating on-field activities to restore over 800 thousand hectares (ha) of peatland areas spread across four ...
  • Three Sumatran tigers reported to have attacked villager in Jambi
    29th March 2016
    Three Sumatran tigers reportedly attacked a resident of Selampaung Village of Kerinci District in Jambi Province, an official said on Tuesday. Head of Section I of Kerinci Seblat National Park Agency, Agusman, said on ...
  • 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. ...