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  • 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 […]

  • Forest Fires, Orangutan Fled to Settlement

    09/29/2015 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 […]

  • Magnitude 6.8 earthquake strikes Sorong, West Papua

    09/25/2015 clip Ekuatorial

    Sorong, Ekuatorial – Magnitude 6.8 earthquake struck Sorong, West Papua. The earthquake occurred at 00:53 local time. “Preliminary data collected from the General Hospital of Sele Be Solu, five people seriously injured, while 34 people were minor injured. A total of 257 buildings damaged, “said Chief of Sorong Regional Disaster Management Agency, Peter Korisano. He […]

  • Sunda slow loris and Javan langur Smuggling Foiled

    09/22/2015 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

    09/21/2015 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

    09/19/2015 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

    09/17/2015 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 […]


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