Jungle Chef, Charles Toto explains how his ways of cooking using ingredients harvested from the forest is a way to preserve Papuan food culture and conserve the province’s lush rainforests.
SORONG, Papua — Sorong Police have confiscated hundreds of Papuan endemic animals and body parts of protected species from a trader house in Rufei district, Sorong, West Papua.
President Joko “Jokowi” Widodo opened the largest sago plant in Indonesia on Friday. The plant will be operated by state-owned forestry firm Perum Perhutani and the plant could boost sago production for domestic needs and exports. The plant, located in Kais, West Papua, officially started its operations on Jan 1, Antara news agency reported on […]
In addition to becoming an exotic diving spot, the Raja Ampat national park in West Papua, is also known as a place where fishermen hunt sharks for its fins. On Saturdy last week, a dive master in Raja Ampat discovered a dead grey shark without its fins. Hananta, a senior diver and member of the […]
Chairman of KTH “Jasema”, Sugiyono, carried a stack of documents. It contains loan application letters from the members of the cooperative. In each letter listed the fund amounts to be borrowed and the signature of a husband and wife who borrowed. “So that, the husband and wife know the loan amount and not diverted,” said […]
The drought reached its peak at the end of September. In Terong village in Bantul regency, Central Java, the teak tree began leafless, the soil harden. However, the sources of water in these hills still produce clear water. In some areas, paddy is still green. Contrast with the surrounding deciduous trees. The paddy did not […]
Sorong, Ekuatorial – Magnitude 6.8 earthquake struck Sorong, West Papua. The earthquake occurred at 00:53 local time. “Preliminary data collected from the General Hospital of Sele Be Solu, five people seriously injured, while 34 people were minor injured. A total of 257 buildings damaged, “said Chief of Sorong Regional Disaster Management Agency, Peter Korisano. He […]
Tahuna, Ekuatorial – Port Security Unit (PSU) of Tahuna, Sangihe Islands Regency, North Sulawesi foiled the smuggling of 23 Sunda slow lorises (Nycticebus javanicus) and two Javan langur (Trachypithecus auratus). These protected animals to be smuggled from Manado to Philippine. These endemic animals are smuggled by commercial ships operating in sea route between Indonesia and […]
Sorong, Ekuatorial – Indigenous Council of Mayans, Raja Ampat questioned the central government’s policies since opening the Waigeo Ring Road on Waigeo Island, Raja Ampat, West Papua. That 757 kilometers road are considered at risk from illegal logging and conservation of Papua’s endemic birds, red Cendrawasih (bird of paradise) and Wilson Cenderawasih. “Actually, for whom […]
Aceh Tamiang, Ekuatorial – Forest Management Unit (FMU) of Region III Aceh seized 17 tons of illegal mangrove during forest surveillance operations in Aceh Tamiang, Aceh on September 14, 2015. “Allegedly those illegal mangrove wood from protected forest and production forest in Pusong Kapal village mangrove area, Seruway, Aceh Tamiang,” said Head of FMU of […]