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  • Manado early warning system was insufficient

    November 19, 2014 clip Ekuatorial

    Manado, Ekuatorial – Within four days, Manado of North Sulawesi have been hit by earthquakes. The largest 7.3 magnitude quake hit on Saturday (15/11). Unfortunately, Manado local government was criticized over their lack capability to deliver clear information over the disaster. “We are having difficulties to get accurate information from related officials, including city administration […]

  • Scientist turns to flies for waste management

    November 17, 2014 clip Ekuatorial

    Bandarlampung, Ekuatorial – Flies often considered as source of disease can actually prove to be useful in waste management, said a scientist in Lampung, recently. Agus Pakpahan, a scientist at Bogor Agricultural Institutte, has been testing on Black Soldier Fly (hermetia illucens) for waste management for the past few months. Pakpahan said that with proper […]

  • REDD+ Agency : strong commitment for sustainable palm oil

    November 15, 2014 clip Ekuatorial

    Jakarta, Ekuatorial – To achieve sustainable palm oil, government need to ensure transparency in production, certification, and permit, said an official in Jakarta, on Thursday (13/11). Heru Prasetyo, head of REDD+ agency said that legal framework and law enforcement, mapping out and capacity building for small farmers, and production intensification, were also needed to reach […]

  • Lecturer involved in Lampung ivory trade

    November 14, 2014 clip Ekuatorial

    Bandarlampung, Ekuatorial – Lampung officials caught red-handed an ivory collector in the middle of transaction on Monday (13/11), in Metro city, Lampung. From the suspect, Nawa Angkasa, investigators comprise of Lampung Natural Resources Conservation Agency (BKSDA), Rhino Protection Unit (RPU), Wildlife Conservation Society (WCS), and Way Kambas National Park, confiscated five units of ivory, each […]

  • Fermented drink waste polluting Sukoharjo wells

    November 12, 2014 clip Ekuatorial

    Sukoharjo, Ekuatorial – As a result of careless waste disposal to Samin river of Sukoharjo, Solo, wells of Dukuh Pondok have been polluted leaving residents with dirty water and unfit for consumption, said an official, in Sukoharjo, on Tuesday (11/11). Suradji, head of Sukoharjo Environmental Agency, said that they have tested samples of Samin river […]

  • Villagers relocated over mining activities

    November 11, 2014 clip Ekuatorial

    Manado, Ekuatorial – As much as 162 families of Ehe village, Bangka island, North Sulawesi, have approved mining activities in the region, meaning that they will soon be relocated to other region, said a villager, on Monday (10/11) “Around 95 percent have already sold their houses and lands to the company. It means that Ehe […]

  • Green activists committed zero deforestation for palm oil industry

    November 10, 2014 clip Ekuatorial

    Jakarta, Ekuatorial – Greenpeace Indonesia and Oil Palm Farmers Union committed on Wednesday (10/11) to achieve zero deforestation for palm oil industry, in Jakarta. “Greenpeace has been encouraging for zero deforestation in forestry sector meanwhile Oil Palm Farmers Union (SPKS) also have the same commitment. So, we just combine those commitments and set up a […]

  • REDD+ agency launched New Climate Economy

    November 07, 2014 clip Ekuatorial

    Jakarta, Ekuatorial – A new report launched on Friday (7/11) by the Global Commission on the Economy and Climate aiming to highlight Indonesia’s emissions target for reducing 26 percent by 2020 and 41 percent by 2020 with international help, in Jakarta. Heru Prasetyo, head of REDD+ Agency, said that the report will be able to […]

  • MMAF : U.S. government support fishing license moratorium

    November 07, 2014 clip Ekuatorial

    Jakarta, Ekuatorial – U.S. government was said to be ready to assist Indonesia imposing moratorium on fishing license, said Robert O. Blake, U.S. ambassador to Indonesia after the meeting with Minister of Marine Affairs and Fisheries (MMAF), Susi Pudjiastuti, in Jakarta, on Thursday (6/11). “We will work together in law enforcement and increase water police […]

  • NGOs recommended moratorium extention

    November 06, 2014 clip Ekuatorial

    Jakarta, Ekuatorial – Green activists recommended on Wednesday (5/11) to extend current forest moratorium at the meeting with Minister of Environment and Forestry, Siti Nurbaya Bakar, in her office, in Manggala Wanabakti, Jakarta. Longgena Ginting, chairman of Greenpeace Indonesia, said three things came up at the meeting, on forest and climate, on forest moratorium, and […]


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