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  • Compliance Audit: 58 Companies in Riau Not Ready to Tackle Forest Fires

    October 22, 2015 clip Ekuatorial

    Pekanbaru, Ekuatorial – From 61 Forest Management Rights (HPH) and Manager Plantation Forests (HTI) license holder companies, 58 of them have not met the standards to prevent and tackle forest fires. Riau government gave two months deadline for those companies to complete the infrastructure. “All the HPH and HTI license holders should have facilities for […]

  • 16 Companies Investigated Over Land Fires

    September 30, 2015 clip Ekuatorial

    Pekanbaru, Ekuatorial – Riau Police investigated 16 Industrial Timber Estate/Plantation (HTI) companies indicated as forest-burner. Here’s the list: 1. PT Siak Raya Timber (Kampar) 2. PT Perawang Sukses Perkasa Industri (Kampar) 3. PT Riau Jaya Utama (Kampar) 4. PT Alam Sari Lestari (Inhu) 5. PT Bukit Raya Pelalawan (Pelalawan) 6. PT Pusaka Bumi Mega Nusantara […]

  • Forest Fires, Orangutan Fled to Settlement

    September 29, 2015 clip Ekuatorial

    Sampit, Ekuatorial – A Bornean orangutan (Pongopygmaeus) entered into a settlement area in Wengga Metropolitan Street, Sampit, East Kotawaringin, Central Kalimantan. The female Orangutan, approximately aged 11 years, wandering in the settlements because of forest fires. It has been four days since this wild animal out of the forest, but only reported by residents on […]

  • Sunda slow loris and Javan langur Smuggling Foiled

    September 22, 2015 clip Ekuatorial

    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 […]

  • Fires in Wasur National Park

    September 21, 2015 clip Ekuatorial

    Sorong, Ekuatorial – The fire started in Wasur National Park in Sota district, Merauke, Papua. The fire spread along Trans-Papua highway, but no extinction yet. Head of Wasur National Park, Anggodo said that the fires started from outside the area and fueled by landowners. “Burning is common but not big fires. Burning by landowners to […]

  • Haze Disturb Air Transportation

    September 19, 2015 clip Ekuatorial

    Thick haze from land and forest fires are still covered Sumatra and Kalimantan. Flights to and from the airport disturbed. According to the Ministry of Transportation, there are 15 airports disturbed by haze: 1. Syamsuddin Noor Airport, Banjarmasin, South Kalimantan. Visibility is 500 meters. 2. Supadio Airport, Pontianak, West Kalimantan. Visibility is 500 meters. 3. […]

  • Japan Tested Firefighting Foam

    September 17, 2015 clip Ekuatorial

    Palangkaraya, Ekuatorial – Japan tested the effectiveness of the technology of foam for peat fire suppression, in experiments in Serbu Api team station, Kalampangan district, Palangkaraya, Central Kalimantan, Wednesday (16/9). This cooperation involves the Center for International Cooperation in Sustainable Management of Tropical Peatland (CIMTROP) from University of Palangkaraya, the University of Kitakyushu Japan, and […]

  • Indigenous Council: For Whom the Waigeo Ring Road?

    September 17, 2015 clip Ekuatorial

    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 […]

  • 30 Companies Investigated Over Haze in Riau

    September 17, 2015 clip Ekuatorial

    Pekanbaru, Ekuatorial – Riau Police investigated 30 companies due to land and forest fires in Riau Province. “There are 30 companies being investigated due to land and forest and fires. Now, we can’t mention the names of these companies,” said police’s special crime investigation unit deputy chief Adj. Sr. Comr. Ari Rahman, Thursday (17/9). Between […]

  • Police Arrest Company Executives Allegedly Involved in Land Fires

    September 16, 2015 clip Ekuatorial

    Pekanbaru, Ekuatorial – Riau Police arrest operations manager of PT Langgam Inti Hibrindo (LIH), Frans Katihokang in Agam, West Sumatra, Wednesday (16/9). He allegedly negligent, causing a fire in 530 hectares of their area. “After gathering information from dozens of witnesses, including expert witnesses, all point to him and we immediately arrested him,” said Deputy […]

  • Six Corporations Ignore Call from the City Council

    September 15, 2015 clip Ekuatorial

    Palangkaraya, Ekuatorial – Eleven corporations involved in the land burning in Central Kalimantan, but only five meet the call from the Commission B of City Council (DPRD) of Central Kalimantan for a joint meeting due to uncontrollable haze, Monday (14/9). The eleven companies are PT Kresna Agrokencana Sakti and PT Indo Sawit Jaya of South […]

  • Three Corporate Leaders Appointed for Land Burner Suspect

    September 15, 2015 clip Ekuatorial

    Palangkaraya, Ekuatorial – Regional Police of Central Kalimantan appointed three leaders of oil palm plantations as land burner suspect. Each served as President Director of PT Makmur Bersama Asia, Kuala Kapuas , PT Antang Sawit Perdana, Pulang Pisau, and PT Globlindo Alam Perkasa, Sampit. “Three people have become suspect. They are all president director,” said […]

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