Phytoplankton Population Explosion Causes Fishes to Die: LIPI

The mass death of fishes, found washed ashore North Jakarta`s Ancol Dream Land beach, was due to a population boom of the Coscinodiscus spp. species of phytoplankton, as stated by the Indonesian Institute of Sciences (LIPI). In a press statement here on Wednesday, the Oceanic Research Center of LIPI said the phytoplankton population had significantly […]

Aru Islands threatened by plantation

Jakarta, Ekuatorial – Amid massive marine awareness campaign by government, activists on Wednesday (17/12) blasted permit given by ministry of forestry to turn natural forest of Aru Islands of northern Papua to become plantation. “We already know that Aru [island] is not suitable for plantation but permits were being issued. It is possible that they […]