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More economic sanctions for corporate crimes, expert says

Jakarta, Ekuatorial – After a disappointing verdict on Malaysian company over forest fires in Riau, law expert said on Monday (15/9) there should be different approach to punish crimes done by corporations, mainly targeting on their business profits instead of seeking mere compensation or prison time. “Companies are institutions seeking for profits. And, to have […]

Forest fires - CIFOR

Dry season trigger forest fires in Indonesia

Jakarta, Ekuatorial – Dry season started in August has led to increasing forest fires, especially in Riau and Kalimantan provinces, said a senior scientist on Thursday, in Jakarta. “This year’s dry season came a bit late, in August. [However] it will be short [dry season] as October will start to rain,” said Edvin Aldrian, Head […]

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Indonesia to abandon ozone-depleting chemicals by 2015 : Ministry of Environment

Jakarta, Ekuatorial – Indonesia targeted manufacturing, refrigerant, and air cooling industries to abandon ozone depleting chemicals and shift to environmentally friendly substance by 2015, said a senior official in Jakarta, on Wednesday (10/9). After signing the Montreal Protocol in 2007, Indonesia is required to reduce ozone-depleting chemicals including hydrochlorofuorocarbon (HCFC) mostly used in refrigerants and […]

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Composting to prevent forest fires in West Lampung

Bandar Lampung, Ekuatorial – Instead of land clearing and burning, composting and charcoal can be made as alternatives to increase production but also prevent forest fires, said an official on Wednesday (10/9), in Lampung. “We have been giving trainings on how to prevent forest fires to farmers in Sukapura village, Sumber Jaya of West Lampung […]

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    Government speed up forest management implementation

    09/15/2014 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) […]

  • Rawa Tripa - Aceh Terkini

    More economic sanctions for corporate crimes, expert says

    09/15/2014

    Jakarta, Ekuatorial – After a disappointing verdict on Malaysian company over forest fires in Riau, law expert said on Monday (15/9) there should be different approach to punish crimes done by corporations, mainly targeting on their business profits instead of seeking mere compensation or prison time. “Companies are institutions seeking for profits. And, to have […]

  • Forest fires - CIFOR

    Dry season trigger forest fires in Indonesia

    09/11/2014

    Jakarta, Ekuatorial – Dry season started in August has led to increasing forest fires, especially in Riau and Kalimantan provinces, said a senior scientist on Thursday, in Jakarta. “This year’s dry season came a bit late, in August. [However] it will be short [dry season] as October will start to rain,” said Edvin Aldrian, Head […]

  • Screen Shot 2014-09-10 at 10.16.05 PM

    Indonesia to abandon ozone-depleting chemicals by 2015 : Ministry of Environment

    09/10/2014

    Jakarta, Ekuatorial – Indonesia targeted manufacturing, refrigerant, and air cooling industries to abandon ozone depleting chemicals and shift to environmentally friendly substance by 2015, said a senior official in Jakarta, on Wednesday (10/9). After signing the Montreal Protocol in 2007, Indonesia is required to reduce ozone-depleting chemicals including hydrochlorofuorocarbon (HCFC) mostly used in refrigerants and […]

  • kebakaran lahan - peruz

    Composting to prevent forest fires in West Lampung

    09/10/2014

    Bandar Lampung, Ekuatorial – Instead of land clearing and burning, composting and charcoal can be made as alternatives to increase production but also prevent forest fires, said an official on Wednesday (10/9), in Lampung. “We have been giving trainings on how to prevent forest fires to farmers in Sukapura village, Sumber Jaya of West Lampung […]

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    Forest fires threaten Sebangau National Park of Central Kalimantan

    09/10/2014

    Palangka Raya, Ekuatorial – After burning villagers’ houses, fires were getting closer to Sebangau National Park of Central Kalimantan on Wednesday (10/9) putting Indonesia’s efforts to reduce emissions from deforestation and degradation at risk. Sebangau National Park holds a pivotal role for Central Kalimantan as a pilot project province for reducing emissions from deforestation and […]

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    Accurate mappings support REDD+ programs in Indonesia

    09/09/2014

    Jakarta, Ekuatorial – Lack of accurate mappings on lands and oceans had triggered conflicts in the country, said a senior official on Tuesday (9/9), in Jakarta. Geospatial information is crucial to determine forest area stipulation, set up boundaries, spatial planning, legal certainty on land ownership, disaster risk reduction, even to observe earth’s changes. Unfortunately, only […]

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    Southeast Sulawesi police confiscated 250 illegal teak logs

    09/09/2014 clip Sultra News

    Southeast Sulawesi police confiscated 250 illegal teak logs on Tuesday (9/8) after the truck driver failed to show legal documents. The driver, who was named as a suspect, was arrested at an industrial forest area located in Matabubu Jaya village, Konsel district, Southeast Sulawesi. Read full article on sultranews.com

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