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New Marine Minister targeted illegal fishing

Jakarta, Ekuatorial – New Minister Marine and Fisheries Affairs, Susi Pudjiastuti, promised to optimize the country’s marine potential. “Indonesia’s marine wealth is enormous but have yet to be managed,” said Pudjiastuti in Jakarta, on Tuesday (28/10). Furthermore, she said that one of her concerns was dealing with illegal fishing and over fishing in Indonesia. “We […]

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Fire care community established to protect Mount Merbabu National Park

Boyolali, Ekuatorial – Mount Merbabu National Park agency established a group of volunteers or known as fire care community to tackle forest fires in the area, said an official, in Boyolali, Central Java, on Monday (26/10). Mount Merbabu, stretched across Semarang, Magelang, and Boyolali districts, is a protected area of 5,725 hectares serve as conservation […]

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Walhi urges Jokowi to call off Environment and Forestry Ministries’ merger

Jakarta, Ekuatorial – Ahead of announcing his new cabinet, green activist on Thursday (23/10) urged President Joko “Jokowi” Widodo to call off merging environment and forestry ministry into one institution. On Thursday, President Jokowi requested to change names and merge several of his up-coming ministries to the House of Parliament (DPR), which include Public Works […]

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One Map Policy not sufficient for Indonesia’s peatland, experts say

Jakarta, Ekuatorial – Indonesia’s one map policy was still not sufficient to cover the country’s vast peatland, said experts on Thursday (23/10), in Jakarta. “[The] One Map [policy] is made only to map out peat distribution in the country, but not its hydrological unit,” said Azwar Maas, peatland expert at the Gajah Mada University of […]

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    Permit is an instrument for control : Minister of Environment and Forestry

    10/30/2014 clip Ekuatorial

    Jakarta, Ekuatorial – Three major issues, regulation, campaign, and permit, will be crucial for environment ministry to tackle, said Siti Nurbaya, Minister of Environment and Forestry, in Jakarta, on Wednesday (29/10). “Permit is an instrument for control. So, it should be corrected to the public that permit is not a transaction,” Nurbaya said adding that […]

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    New Marine Minister targeted illegal fishing

    10/29/2014 clip Ekuatorial

    Jakarta, Ekuatorial – New Minister Marine and Fisheries Affairs, Susi Pudjiastuti, promised to optimize the country’s marine potential. “Indonesia’s marine wealth is enormous but have yet to be managed,” said Pudjiastuti in Jakarta, on Tuesday (28/10). Furthermore, she said that one of her concerns was dealing with illegal fishing and over fishing in Indonesia. “We […]

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    Fire care community established to protect Mount Merbabu National Park

    10/29/2014 clip Ekuatorial

    Boyolali, Ekuatorial – Mount Merbabu National Park agency established a group of volunteers or known as fire care community to tackle forest fires in the area, said an official, in Boyolali, Central Java, on Monday (26/10). Mount Merbabu, stretched across Semarang, Magelang, and Boyolali districts, is a protected area of 5,725 hectares serve as conservation […]

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    Siti Nurbaya Bakar appointed as new Minister of Environment and Forestry

    10/27/2014 clip Ekuatorial

    Jakarta, Ekuatorial — Siti Nurbaya Bakar, a politician from National Democratic Party has been selected to lead the newly-joint Ministry of Environment and Forestry, for the next five years. Her appointment was announced by President Joko “Jokowi” Widodo, on Sunday (26/10). Initially, speculation rose that Bakar would be assigned to Administrative and Bureaucratic Reform Ministry […]

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    Walhi urges Jokowi to call off Environment and Forestry Ministries’ merger

    10/24/2014 clip Ekuatorial

    Jakarta, Ekuatorial – Ahead of announcing his new cabinet, green activist on Thursday (23/10) urged President Joko “Jokowi” Widodo to call off merging environment and forestry ministry into one institution. On Thursday, President Jokowi requested to change names and merge several of his up-coming ministries to the House of Parliament (DPR), which include Public Works […]

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    One Map Policy not sufficient for Indonesia’s peatland, experts say

    10/24/2014 clip Ekuatorial

    Jakarta, Ekuatorial – Indonesia’s one map policy was still not sufficient to cover the country’s vast peatland, said experts on Thursday (23/10), in Jakarta. “[The] One Map [policy] is made only to map out peat distribution in the country, but not its hydrological unit,” said Azwar Maas, peatland expert at the Gajah Mada University of […]

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    Green activist demanded revision over Indonesia’s newest peatland regulation

    10/23/2014 clip Ekuatorial

    Jakarta, Ekuatorial – Only a month being issued, green activist on Thursday (23/10) demanded to revise government regulation on peatland fearing that it would just only bring more destruction. On Sept 16, then President Susilo Bambang Yudhoyono finally signed the-highly-anticipated Government Regulation (PP) on Peatland Protection and Management. However, green activists have been heavily protesting […]

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    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,” […]

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    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 […]

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