Thursday, 29th September 2016
Environment
  • BRG, Norway review drilling of borewells in Kampar Regency
    3rd May 2016
    The Peat Restoration Agency (BRG), Riau provincial government, and Norwegian Ambassador to Indonesia reviewed the construction of deep borewells in Rimbo Panjang Village, Kampar Regency, Riau Province. The review was ...
  • Vice president calls for water conservation
    3rd May 2016
    Vice President M Jusuf Kalla has called upon people to conserve water in view of the limited water resources and the increasing demand for water. Although 75 percent of the Earth surface is constituted of water, only 0.003 ...
  • Clean water connections to be prioritized for low-income families: Kalla
    3rd May 2016
    Vice President M. Jusuf Kalla affirmed that priority should be given to providing clean water connections to low-income families to reduce their living costs. "The homes of families belonging to the income-income group ...
  • Bali launches eco-tourism program in Nyambu Village
    30th April 2016
    Bali officially launched an eco-tourism program in Nyambu Village in Kediri Subdistrict of Tabanan District on Friday (April 29) which offers ecological and historical tourism, featuring Balinese culture. The Nyambu ...
  • Public outlook towards waste management should be changed
    25th April 2016
    Changing the peoples outlook towards the sorting and processing of garbage is important in waste management, even if it takes a long time, WWF noted. The people need to be educated and made aware of the importance of sorting ...
  • Four researchers study rafflesia bengkuluensis habitats in Bengkulu
    24th April 2016
    Four researchers from the Indonesian Institute of Sciences (LIPI) are currently studying the habitat of rare and giant flower, Rafflesia bengkuluensis, in Kaur forest, Bengkulu Province. The study focused on the environment ...
  • Indonesian govt to develop renewable energy for rural electricity
    23rd April 2016
    The Indonesian government is planning to build power generators using new and renewable energies (EBT) to provide electricity for the countrys rural areas or villages. The planned use of new and renewable energy is part of ...
  • UN agencies highlight environmental impact of abandoned fishing gear
    22nd April 2016
    The Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) warned of the environmental consequences of lost and abandoned fishing gear, saying the agency was making efforts to reduce the sea trash. At present, it accounts for about ...
  • Only 150 Sumatran elephants remain in Jambi
    15th April 2016
    The population of wild Sumatran elephants (Elephas maximum Sumatranus) in Jambi has plunged to only 150, according to a survey of the Jambi Natural Resources Conservation Office (BKSDA). The population might further ...
  • Climate Change Festival trying to draw younger audience
    14th April 2016
    A climate change festival entitled "the sixth Indonesia Climate Change Education Forum and Expo" held from April 14 to 17 is inviting young people to participate in educational fairs and share information about climate change. ...