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Clean water services aimed at addressing injustice: VP Kalla

Thu, 20 Jul 2017 20:07:30 +0700

(image) Fulfilling the clean water needs of the general public is one of the governments efforts to address injustice, Vice President M. Jusuf Kalla stated. Kalla made the remarks while addressing the inauguration of the Umbulan ...



Endemic "Armophallus Titanium" blooms perfectly in Bengkulu

Thu, 20 Jul 2017 07:24:20 +0700

A rare endemic "Armophallus Titanium" flower, which was 3 meters in height, bloomed perfectly in a farmers plants breeding site in Tebat Monok village, Kepahiang district, Bengkulu province, a grower named Holidin informed ...



Climate in Jayawijaya suitable for sakura cultivation

Mon, 17 Jul 2017 04:55:05 +0700

(image) Climate in Jayawijaya may be suitable for cultivation of cherry blossom, or commonly known in Japan as sakura. Hence, the the Indonesian Institute of Sciences (LIPI) is making every effort to expand cherry blossom, the ...



Regional connectivity should be enhanced to support renewable energy investment

Thu, 13 Jul 2017 00:12:13 +0700

Regional connectivity, such as ASEAN Economic Community, should be enhanced to support the growth of renewable energy investment in ASEAN. "The removal of the existing barriers of intraregional trade and investment will ...



Singapore ready to assist in restoration of peat lands

Tue, 11 Jul 2017 08:05:49 +0700

Singapore is ready to assist in the restoration of peat lands in South Sumatra province in Indonesia to make the lands more productive. "The country is ready to help restore peat lands in the province," Head of South ...



Pygmy hippopotamus born in Taman Safari Indonesia in Cisarua

Tue, 11 Jul 2017 08:01:39 +0700

The Taman Safari Indonesia (TSI) in Cisarua, West Java Province, welcomed a baby pygmy hippopotamus (chaeropsis liberiensis) that was recently born in the ex situ conservation site. "The baby pygmy hippopotamus was born ...



Indonesia to repatriate four smuggled orangutans from Thailand

Mon, 10 Jul 2017 00:49:53 +0700

The Indonesian government is preparing a plan to repatriate four orangutans that were smuggled and then found in Songkla and Patchburi Provinces, Thailand. Environment and Forestry Ministrys General Director of Law ...



Indonesia, Norway agree to increase cooperation

Sun, 09 Jul 2017 17:36:01 +0700

(image) Indonesia and Norway have agreed to increase current cooperation as trade and investment have been growing positively, Head of Press, Media and Information of the Presidential Secretariat Bey Machmudin said in a press release ...



Indonesia ready to face negotiations on guidelines in COP23 - (d)

Sun, 09 Jul 2017 14:21:32 +0700

(image) The government of Indonesia is ready to negotiate its interest to be included in the Modality, Procedures and Guidelines (MPGs) for the implementation of the Paris Agreement 2016. The modality, procedures and guidelines ...



Indonesia among top 25 countries in food sustainability index

Tue, 04 Jul 2017 02:53:32 +0700

Minister of Agriculture Amran Sulaiman stated here on Monday that Indonesias agriculture was included among the top 25 countries in the Food Sustainability Index (FSI). The FSI, released by the UKs Economist Intelligent ...



Lebaran holidaymakers continue to arrive at Way Kambas National Park

Wed, 28 Jun 2017 14:44:57 +0700

(image) Renowned for its natural beauty, the Way Kambas National Park (TNWK) is an icon of East Lampung District and has been visited and known by people, both nationally and internationally. Since Monday, the second day of the ...



Indonesia to soon ratify Minamata Convention on Mercury

Fri, 23 Jun 2017 04:23:37 +0700

A number of ministries and institutions at a joint meeting with the Ministry of Environment and Forestry (KLHK) on Thursday, have committed to accelerate the ratification process of the Minamata Convention on Mercury. ...



Parliament calls on authorities to crack down on polluters

Wed, 14 Jun 2017 04:59:17 +0700

Deputy of Commission VII House of Representatives Hadi Mulyadi here on Tuesday called the Environment and Forestry Ministry to crack down on polluters, including companies which are responsible for destroying nature. In ...



28 hotspots detected on Sumatra Island

Wed, 14 Jun 2017 04:46:41 +0700

The Meteorological, Climatology and Geophysics Agency (BMKG) has detected 28 hotspots, indicating forest and plantation fires, in four provinces located on Sumatra Island on Tuesday. The hotspots were found in Aceh, North ...



Greenpeace Indonesia protests US climate policy

Thu, 08 Jun 2017 04:43:30 +0700

Greenpeace Indonesia staged a protest in front of the US embassy here on Wednesday over the decision of President Donald Trump withdrawing from the Paris Agreement on climate change. "President Trump looks like to turn ...



Maritime minister urges ASEAN countries to help reduce marine waste

Tue, 06 Jun 2017 17:28:45 +0700

Indonesian Maritime Coordinating Minister Luhut Binsar Pandjaitan has sought cooperation of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) to help reduce plastic waste that pollutes the sea. Pandjaitan attended a ...



Government develops mercury-free mining pilot plant

Mon, 05 Jun 2017 23:12:25 +0700

The Agency for the Assessment and Application of Technology (BPPT), in collaboration with the Ministry of Environment and Forestry, is developing an innovative pilot plant of a gold mine without mercury in Lebak, Banten ...



Helicopter drops 40 tons of water to extinguish Riau fires

Mon, 05 Jun 2017 17:37:29 +0700

Riau Provinces forest and land fire task force has deployed an MI-8 helicopter to drop 40 tons of water to extinguish forest fires in Kampar District, spokesperson of the Roesmin Nurjadin airbase Maj. Sus Rizwar stated. "We ...



WWF releases exclusive summary on Borneo on World Environment Day

Mon, 05 Jun 2017 17:29:06 +0700

(image) The World Wildlife Fund (WWF) Indonesia and Malaysia released an exclusive publication of "The Environmental Status of Borneo 2016" to commemorate this years World Environment Day. Acting CEO of WWF Indonesia Benja V. ...



Trump`s decision to quit Paris deal to not affect Indonesia: Minister

Sat, 03 Jun 2017 08:15:05 +0700

President Donald Trumps decision to pull the United States out of the Paris Agreement on climate change will not affect climate change mitigation and adaptation programs carried out by Indonesia, Environmental and Forestry ...