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  • Phytoplankton Population Explosion Causes Fishes to Die: LIPI

    December 03, 2015

    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 […]

  • Minister of Environment and Forestry: No More Licensing for Peatland Concessions

    November 01, 2015 clip Ekuatorial

    Ekuatorial, Palangka Raya – Government take firm action against the exploitation of peatland, which is to stop giving forest management concessions to the company. “The Ministry of Environment and Forestry will not provide new licenses for peatland. This is in accordance with instructions of the president,” said Minister Siti Nurbaya, on the sidelines of President […]

  • Village-owned Enterprises (BUMDes) as a Solution

    October 23, 2015 clip Ekuatorial

    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 […]

  • Certified Wood from Terong Village

    October 23, 2015 clip Ekuatorial

    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 […]

  • Executives of PT Palm Lestari Makmur Becomes Suspect in Riau Fires

    October 23, 2015 clip Ekuatorial

    Pekanbaru, Ekuatorial – Riau Police named three executives of PT Palm Lestari Makmur as the suspect in an alleged case of fires in Indragiri Hulu. “One of the three people named as a suspect is an Indonesian citizen with initial name IJP, Director of PT PLM. Two other foreigners, one Malaysian citizen (EJP) and one […]

  • 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 […]


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