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ANTARA FOTO/Fanny Octavianus/ed/nz/14.

Experts call for sustainable development in Indonesia

Jakarta, Ekuatorial – Experts on Wednesday (22/10) called for sustainability and environmental protection to ensure Indonesia’s development in the long run. “Forests should not be turned into oil palm [plantations] but what should be done is by adding more values into the forests, such as for its medicines, using science and technology. Not destroying forests,” […]

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Indonesia to put moratorium on foreign researches to protect its biodiversity

Jakarta, Ekuatorial – Tackling biological materials theft or bio-piracy, Indonesia will force a moratorium on research, said a senior official in Jakarta, on Tuesday (21/10). Under Nagoya Protocol related to benefit sharing and traditional knowledge, signatories to the binding agreement such as Indonesia are made possible to limit access on their biodiversity richness. “We [environment […]

Penimbangan Bank Sampah di Kampung Baru, Sorong, Papua. Niken/Ekuatorial

Sorong of West Papua turn to waste bank to save its ocean

Sorong, Ekuatorial – To stop littering the ocean, civil societies working with Sorong sanitation agency developed waste bank in the city, said a green activist, in Sorong, Papua, on Tuesday (22/10). Sorong waste bank was triggered by foreign tourists concerned by plastics were seen dumped into the sea. This prompted local NGOs Misool Baseftin Foundation […]

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Trash left behind from celebrating Jokowi-JK inauguration

Jakarta, Ekuatorial – Amid euphoria, tens of thousands people gathered to celebrate presidential inauguration left behind wastes, especially plastic, at Jakarta’s National Monument, on Monday (20/10). Since morning, people have been flooding main areas, starting from National Monument, Thamrin, Sudirman, to Hotel Indonesia round to celebrate Indonesia’s seventh president and vice president, Joko “Jokowi” Widodo […]

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  • ANTARA FOTO/Fanny Octavianus/ed/nz/14.

    Experts call for sustainable development in Indonesia

    10/22/2014 clip Ekuatorial

    Jakarta, Ekuatorial – Experts on Wednesday (22/10) called for sustainability and environmental protection to ensure Indonesia’s development in the long run. “Forests should not be turned into oil palm [plantations] but what should be done is by adding more values into the forests, such as for its medicines, using science and technology. Not destroying forests,” […]

  • Alat bantu idenfikasi tCoral FInder

    Indonesia to put moratorium on foreign researches to protect its biodiversity

    10/21/2014 clip Ekuatorial

    Jakarta, Ekuatorial – Tackling biological materials theft or bio-piracy, Indonesia will force a moratorium on research, said a senior official in Jakarta, on Tuesday (21/10). Under Nagoya Protocol related to benefit sharing and traditional knowledge, signatories to the binding agreement such as Indonesia are made possible to limit access on their biodiversity richness. “We [environment […]

  • Penimbangan Bank Sampah di Kampung Baru, Sorong, Papua. Niken/Ekuatorial

    Sorong of West Papua turn to waste bank to save its ocean

    10/21/2014 clip Ekuatorial

    Sorong, Ekuatorial – To stop littering the ocean, civil societies working with Sorong sanitation agency developed waste bank in the city, said a green activist, in Sorong, Papua, on Tuesday (22/10). Sorong waste bank was triggered by foreign tourists concerned by plastics were seen dumped into the sea. This prompted local NGOs Misool Baseftin Foundation […]

  • Januar Hakam

    Trash left behind from celebrating Jokowi-JK inauguration

    10/20/2014 clip Ekuatorial

    Jakarta, Ekuatorial – Amid euphoria, tens of thousands people gathered to celebrate presidential inauguration left behind wastes, especially plastic, at Jakarta’s National Monument, on Monday (20/10). Since morning, people have been flooding main areas, starting from National Monument, Thamrin, Sudirman, to Hotel Indonesia round to celebrate Indonesia’s seventh president and vice president, Joko “Jokowi” Widodo […]

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    President Jokowi : Return to Indonesia’s maritime strength

    10/20/2014 clip Ekuatorial

    Jakarta, Ekuatorial – Apart from underlining ‘work, work, and work’ on his first state speech, Indonesia’s seventh president Joko Widodo calling for more attention on maritime issues as the country’s initial power. “We have to work very hard to return Indonesia’s [place] as a maritime country. Oceans, seas, straits, and bays are the future of […]

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    After inauguration, Jokowi’s green commitment will be put to the test

    10/18/2014 clip Ekuatorial

    Jakarta, Ekuatorial – A few days before his inauguration as Indonesia’s seventh president, Joko “Jokowi” Widodo made an ‘international debut’ being the cover of Time magazine on its 27th of October issue. The title that accompanies his close-up cover was “A New Hope: Indonesian President Joko Widodo Is A Force For Democracy”. The cover then […]

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    14 promises to keep under Jokowi-JK administration

    10/18/2014 clip Ekuatorial

    Jakarta, Ekuatorial – Despite of less coverage during their presidential campaigns, Joko “Jokowi” Widodo and Jusuf “JK” Kalla have incorporated environmental issues in their vision and mission document. Below is the list extracted from the document: First, establish a permanent policy based on the notion that the country is on the verge of humanity crisis […]

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    Decline forest areas trigger man-elephant conflict in Lampung

    10/17/2014 clip Ekuatorial

    Bandarlampung, Ekuatorial – Declining forest areas had increased elephant and human conflict in Bukit Barisan Selatan National Park, in Lampung, said an activist recently. Ali Rizqi Arasyi, Park Management Coordinator of WWF Project Lampung, said that habitat loss triggered elephants ravaging villagers’ plantations and houses, especially Sukaraja village of Tanggamus district, Pemerihan and Sumberejo villages […]

  • ANTARA FOTO/Joko Sulistyo/Rei/ama/14.

    SIEJ held geojournalism workshop for journalists in Riau

    10/16/2014 clip Ekuatorial

    Pekanbaru, Ekuatorial – Around 18 Indonesian journalists attended a workshop on geojournalism, held by Society of Indonesian Environmental Journalist (SIEJ), in Tesso Nilo National Park, in Pelalawan, Riau. The workshop, dubbed with “Digital Data Processing in Forestry Sector, will run from Oct 16 to 19. Its aim is to provide more knowledge for journalists, who […]

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