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  • Microplastic: The Invisible Threat

    May 08, 2018 clip Ekuatorial

    Humans are predicted to be producing up to 12 billion waste by 2050. While each year, at least 8 million tonnes of plastics leak into the ocean. Among this mass waste is microplastic – a plastic with less than five millimeter diameter that is making its way into the human body system. It enters through bottled water, tap water and cosmetics.

  • Again, Hundreds of Pangolins Smuggled into Malaysia

    March 09, 2016 clip Ekuatorial

    North Sumatra Marine Police have foiled an attempt to smuggle hundreds of pangolins, Wednesday (11/11). These protected animals smuggled by KM Rezeki Abadi GT 5, with Malaysia as the final destination. “All the crew members who are citizens of Belawan cannot show the letters. When checked, we found 103 pangolins,” said Chief of North Sumatra […]

  • KKP Tackles 3,230 Pig-nosed Turtles Smuggling Attempt

    February 18, 2016 clip Ekuatorial

    After thwarting a smuggling attempt of 15 tons of fish, the Marine Affairs and Fisheries Ministry (KKP), together with Marine Resources and Fisheries Monitoring Post (PSDKP) of Timika and Timika Resort Police has thwarted another smuggling attempt of pig-nosed turtles (Carettochelys insculpta). “We have secured 3,230 pig-nosed turtles packed in 190 plastic boxes from smuggling […]

  • Unfinished, Plantation Conflict in Riau

    January 05, 2016 clip Ekuatorial

    Pekanbaru, Ekuatorial– A total of 36 conflicts in the tens of thousands of hectares of plantation area in Riau province still unfinished. According to Scale Up, plantation conflicts that occur during January to December 2015 has become the most dominant cause of the conflict from a total of 55 conflicts over natural resources in the […]

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