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  • Again, Hundreds of Pangolins Smuggled into Malaysia

    03/09/2016 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

    02/18/2016 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

    01/05/2016 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 […]

  • (Indonesian) Caplok Area Konservasi, Aceh Tamiang Tebang Pohon Sawit

    12/16/2015 clip Ekuatorial

    Sorry, this entry is only available in Indonesian. For the sake of viewer convenience, the content is shown below in the alternative language. You may click the link to switch the active language. Ribuan hektare perkebunan kelapa sawit yang telah mencaplok area konservasi dimusnahkan, Selasa (15/12). Bupati Aceh Tamiang Hamdan Sati mengatakan, total ada 1.070 […]

  • Paris Agreement: the reaction

    12/14/2015

    Here are some reactions to the agreement package by the countries in the COP21 Climate Conferees in Le Bourget, Paris, France. Executive Director of Greenpeace, Kumi Naidoo”The Paris Agreement is only one step of a long journey. There are things that sometimes make me frustrated and disappointed, but this is a process. The agreement itself […]

  • 5 Things in Paris Agreement Package

    12/13/2015 clip Ekuatorial

    The Paris agreement is final. Nearly 200 nations adopt treaty to limit global temperature rise rate. First treaty, which agreed by countries in Geneva in February, as many as 86 pages. After two revisions, the draft is reduced to just 12 pages containing five important points. TEMPERATURE In Paris, the countries agreed to prevent the […]

  • (Indonesian) Dunia Sepakat Batasi Pemanasan Bumi

    12/13/2015

    Sorry, this entry is only available in Indonesian. For the sake of viewer convenience, the content is shown below in the alternative language. You may click the link to switch the active language. Ekuatorial, Le Bourget – Pemerintah-pemerintah dunia mencapai kesepakatan bersejarah di Paris untuk membatasi kenaikan suhu di bawah 2 derajat Celsius. Sekitar pukul […]

  • Carbon stored in indigenous people’s territories: map

    12/09/2015 clip Ekuatorial

    How much carbon stored in indigenous peoples’ territories? An analysis released this week at the climate talks in Paris concludes that 20.1 percent of the carbon stored in tropical forests around the world which owned or claimed by the indigenous people. If we consider only the tropical forests in the Amazon Basin, Mesoamerica, the Democratic […]

  • Phytoplankton Population Explosion Causes Fishes to Die: LIPI

    12/03/2015

    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 […]

  • (Indonesian) Kebakaran Merapi Meluas

    11/02/2015 clip Ekuatorial

    Sorry, this entry is only available in Indonesian. For the sake of viewer convenience, the content is shown below in the alternative language. You may click the link to switch the active language. Asap kebakaran yang melanda Gunung Merapi tampak dari Desa Jrakah, Kecamatan Selo, Kabupaten Boyolali, Jawa Tengah, Minggu, 1 November 2015. Ratusan pendaki, […]

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

    11/01/2015

    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

    10/23/2015 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

    10/23/2015 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

    10/23/2015 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

    10/22/2015 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 […]

  • (Indonesian) Asap Pekat, Jarak Pandang di Palangka Raya 50 Meter

    10/16/2015 clip Ekuatorial

    Sorry, this entry is only available in Indonesian. For the sake of viewer convenience, the content is shown below in the alternative language. You may click the link to switch the active language. Ekuatorial, Palangka Raya — Kabut asap kebakaran gambut yang menyelimuti Kota Palangka Raya, Kalimantan Tengah, bertambah pekat. Jarak pandang hanya 50 meter […]

  • 16 Companies Investigated Over Land Fires

    09/30/2015 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 […]

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