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  • Police take action on forest fires fighting in Sumatra and Kalimantan

    September 19, 2014 clip Ekuatorial

    Jakarta, Ekuatorial – To accelerate on recent forest fires fighting mostly in Sumatra and Kalimantan, the police will be encouraged to take action ‘beyond law enforcement’, said a senior official on Friday (19/9), in Jakarta. Seven police heads from provinces prone to land and forest fires, — Riau, Jambi, South Sumatra, South Kalimantan, Central Kalimantan, […]

  • Water scarcity hit dry-season-affected-districts in Central java

    September 19, 2014 clip Ekuatorial

    Sragen/Boyolali, Ekuatorial – Dried up springs due to long dry season had forced most of Sragen villagers to consume dirty water, said a villager on Friday (19/9). Danuri of Dukuh village, Tangen sub-district, Sragen district, Central Java, said that they have been using water from ponds which was not clean. “Our wells were all dried […]

  • Normal dry season this year for Indonesia

    September 17, 2014 clip Ekuatorial

    Jakarta, Ekuatorial – Though some regions have been struck by drought, National Disaster Mitigation Agency or BNPB said on Wednesday (17/9) that this year’s long dry season was still manageable for local governments. “Local governments are still able to deal with drought in their regions by deploying water tanks, water pumps, and distribute clean water […]

  • More planes needed to put out Sumatra and Kalimantan forest fires

    September 17, 2014 clip Ekuatorial

    Jakarta, Ekuatorial – Due to limited water bombing aircrafts, efforts to tackle forest fires in Sumatra and Kalimantan has yet to be optimal, said an official on Wednesday (17/9), in Jakarta. The National Disaster Mitigation Agency or BNPB has deployed nine water bombing helicopters, — Kamov, Sikorsky, MI-8, and Bolco –, in Riau, Jambi, South […]

  • After haze agreement, straight to implementation : expert

    September 16, 2014 clip Ekuatorial

    Jakarta, Ekuatorial – After finally ratified cross-border haze agreement, expert said government should be working on implementation rather than caught up in more bureaucracy to tackle forest fires in Indonesia. Indonesia had officially ratified the ASEAN agreement on Transboundary Haze Pollution after the House of Representatives (DPR) passed the bill on Tuesday (16/9). It took […]

  • Indonesia ratified cross-border haze pollution agreement

    September 16, 2014 clip Ekuatorial

    Jakarta – Ekuatorial. The Indonesian House of Representatives finally agreed to pass cross-border haze agreement bill on Tuesday (16/9) marking a new phase to deal with the country’s yearly forest and land fires. In 2002, Indonesia along with other nine countries signed the ASEAN Agreement on Transboundary Haze Pollution in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. However, it […]

  • 40 hectares peats burned down in Sebangau National Park

    September 16, 2014 clip Ekuatorial

    Palangka Raya, Ekuatorial – Nearly forty hectares of areas burned down at Sebangau National Park in Central Kalimantan, an official said on Tuesday (16/9). Nandang Prihadi, Head of Central Kalimantan Natural Resources Agency, said that fires ravaging Bangah village, Pulang Pisau sub district, were the hardest to extinguish even with the help of forest fires […]

  • Government speed up forest management implementation

    September 15, 2014 clip Ekuatorial

    Jakarta, Ekuatorial – With one month left in office, President Susilo Bambang Yudhoyono administration is speeding up its forest management efforts which include permits issuance, boundaries settlement, and land ownerships. These are several major themes will be discussed in the two days meeting set up by President’s Delivery Unit for Development Monitoring and Oversight (UKP4) […]

  • Forest fires take its toll on human health in Central Kalimantan

    September 15, 2014 clip Ekuatorial

    Palangka Raya, Ekuatorial – Thick smog resulted from extensive forest fires has increased numbers of patients with acute respiratory infections in Central Kalimantan, said a senior official recently. Endang Sri Lestari Pujiastuti, Head of Health Control Agency of Central Kalimantan, said that there were already 56 patients with acute respiratory infections in Palangka Raya from […]

  • Indonesian scientists developed carbon storage technology

    September 11, 2014 clip Ekuatorial

    Bogor, Ekuatorial – Indonesian scientists were testing out technology to absorb carbon dioxide back into the earth as part of climate change mitigation programs, said a senior scientist, on Thursday, in Bogor. Scientists of Geotechnology Research Center, Indonesian Institute of Sciences (LIPI), have been testing carbonation technology to absorb carbon dioxide at limestone mound in […]

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