Bandung Faces Clean Water Crisis

Bandung and its neighboring areas are now under threat of clean water crisis due to the rampant construction of buildings in the northern part of the city. Consequently, those buildings have made rainwater dumped into the river. “Previously, the land absorbed the rainwater,” said President Director of the city water tap company, (PDAM) Tirtawening, Bandung, Pian […]

Wasur Residents Have Limited Access in the Conservative Area

As many as 348 families (KK) who live in the Wasur National Park area face life difficulties as they can not clear the land in the conservative area. This statement was said by acting head of Wasur village, Yohanes Mahuze in a dialogue with commander XVII / Cenderawasih, Maj. Christian Sebua in the Wasur village on […]

Emission out of PT. Kalista Alam Field Increased

Fires that occured in the field owned by PT. Kalista Alam at the region of Suaka Bahong, sub-district Darul Makmur, Nagan Raya District, Aceh, has caused suffering to the surrounding environment. It was submitted by a forest fire expert, Bambang Hero Saharjo on criminal proceedings  of case 131/Pid.B/2013/PN MBO at the District Court of Meulaboh, Tuesday […]

Mbuti People not to Blame for Sea Abrasion

The intensity of sand excavations at Lampu Satu Beach and surrounding areas has resulted sea abrasion, but when many houses of local community were affected by seawater, some people blamed it on Mbuti people. [Continue reading on Tabloid Jubi]

Giant Clams Conservation in Toli-Toli

Giant clams cultivation in Toli-Toli village, Soropia, Konawe, Southeast Sulawesi initiates by locals independently. They who are members of the group of Toli-toli Giant Clams Ocean Park Conservation Center since the last two years has been cultivated around 8000 of giant clams in various types and sizes. The loss of giant clams in the waters […]

Moratorium Fails to Save Papua Forest

Charles Tawaru, Greenpeace campaigner for Papua forests said in the last two years many new concessions, particularly industrial plantation forests (HTI) and palm oil plantations, had been issued. Such plantations encroaches natural forest areas. [Continue reading on Tabloid Jubi]

507 Thousand Hectares Forest in NTB Damaged

The rate of forest and land destruction in West Nusa Tenggara (NTB) is still quite large. The extent of 507 thousand hectares consists of 230 thousand hectares in forest area and 277 thousand hectares outside the forest region. Whereas forest area is 1,071,722 hectares or 53.14 percent of the entire NTB land on which reached […]

Whale Hunting in Lamalera

Fishermen from Lamalera Village, Wulandoni, East Nusa Tenggara, managed to take home three whales on Thursday. Mikael Radjamuda Bataona, a local resident, mentioned that fishermen scrambled on a hunt, after the three whales were sighted in Lamalera waters. Whale hunting has been Lamalera’s tradition for generations. Lamalera villagers usually perform a traditional ritual before waging the […]

African Lion Cubs Die in Riau Zoo

Three African lions (Pantera leo) cubs which were born at Kasang Kulim Kampar Zoo, Riau, on November 24, had finally died. The three babies gave up in different times; one of the cubs lived for five days, but unfortunately could not be saved.

Rafflesia Flower Blooms in Bengkulu

A Raflessia arnoldi flower has been in bloom in the forest of Liku Sembilan, Central Bengkulu, for the past few days. Passersby have been stopping by the site to witness and capture this rare and unique experience.