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Clean Water Crisis in Sitaro

Sitaro, Ekuatorial – Long drought causing water crisis in Sitaro Regency, North Sulawesi. There are 10 villages that are now suffering from water crisis. “We get the data from the field and the public complaints,” said the Head of the Regional Disaster Management Agency (BPBD) Sitaro, Bob Ch Wuaten. These villages are Kampung Lai (Central […]

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Endangered, Mangrove Forests of Aceh Tamiang

Aceh Tamiang, Ekuatorial – Mangrove forests in Aceh Tamiang, Aceh, endangered because of illegal logging as charcoal. “It occurs every day, even in areas that are being rehabilitated,” said Deputy Head of Security Unit in Forest Management Unit, Region III Aceh, Elvian, Tuesday (11/8). Neighborhood security patrols discovered dozens of fishing boat contains of 60 […]

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Fish bombing in Raja Ampat at Alarming Rate

Sorong, Ekuatorial – Fishing using bombs still rife in the waters of Fam and Miosmanggara island, West Waigeo District, Raja Ampat, West Papua. Chairman of the Indigenous Council of Mayans, Kristian Thebu, said that there is a lack of Patrol. Due to the recurrence of fish bombing, three villages namely Fam Village, Saobabu Village, and […]

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Gum Rubber Theft Foiled by Rangers

Medan, Ekuatorial – The Great Hall of the Gunung Leuser National Park (BBTNGL) arrested gum rubber thieves and seized 8.5 tons of evidence. Two trucks carrying gum rubber ambushed at Sawit Sebrang Street, Padang Tualang, August 2, 2015, at midnight. Public Relations of BBTNGL, Rahmat Saleh said officers conducted surveillance after receiving information from the […]

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    Most of Hotspots in Lampung Found in Plantation Area

    08/31/2015 clip Ekuatorial

    Bandarlampung, Ekuatorial – Data from NOAA satellites which is monitoring the developments of hotspots in Sumatra, showed that up to August 23, 2015, 88 percent of fires occur in the plantation area. While the other 13 percent in the forest area. According to the Head of the Natural Resources Agency of Lampung Province, Subakir, he […]

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    Gunungkidul On Wildfire Alert

    08/24/2015 clip Submitted news

    The increasing intensity of wildfire occurences such as the fire happened on Mt Merbabu and Sumbing in Central Java in the last two days has prompted Gunugkidul Regency to do closer watch on its settlements and farmland areas which are located nearby forests. “Last year, the wildfire on the hill happened three times during the […]

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    Drought Hits 18 Villages in South Blitar

    08/24/2015 clip Submitted news

    The El Nino that have caused a long drought in the country is affecting areas in Blitar District, East Java. There are 18 villages in 5 subdistricts that lacks clean water due to the decline of water in rivers and wells. Head of Regional Disaster Management Agency for Blitar District Heru Irawan say he has […]

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    Fire Burns Three Hectares of Forest in Sukabumi

    08/24/2015 clip Submitted news

    A big fire had burn down three hectares of forest in Sukabumi. The cause of it was that some residents burned a land around the forest and the fire eventually spread. The fire was occurred in forest area of Mount Walat (HPWG) in Cibadak, Friday (21/8) afternoon. The fire was extinguished by joint team of […]

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    Tuban Calls on Petrochina to Clean Oil Spill

    08/23/2015 clip Submitted news

    The Tuban Regency administration in East Java has asked the Join Operating Body Pertamina Pertrochina East Java (JOB-PPEJ) to take responsibility for the marine biota damages caused by a leak in the oil pipeline since Thursday, August 20, 2015. “They must be responsible for restoring the damaged marine ecosystem at the Palang District,” Tuban deputy […]

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    People Urges Govt to Close Quartz Mining in Central Bangka

    08/23/2015 clip Submitted news

    A group of residents of Perlang Village, Lubuk Besar Subdistrict, Central Bangka Regency, Bangka Belitung Islands Province gathered in the regent office on Friday, urging the government to cease quartz mining performed by a private company in their village. The residents believe that the mining affected surrounding environment. “In short, this peaceful protest is an […]

  • President: Reduce Fossil-Based Energy

    08/20/2015 clip Submitted news

    The use of fossil-based energy should be reduced and replaced by renewable energy, President Joko Widodo said on Wednesday, August 19. The President said Indonesia has large geothermal potential, and 40 percent of the world’s geothermal potential is available in Indonesia, he said in a statement. Geothermal energy sources is dispersed in Sumatra, Java, Nusa […]

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    Clean Water Crisis in Sitaro

    08/18/2015 clip Ekuatorial

    Sitaro, Ekuatorial – Long drought causing water crisis in Sitaro Regency, North Sulawesi. There are 10 villages that are now suffering from water crisis. “We get the data from the field and the public complaints,” said the Head of the Regional Disaster Management Agency (BPBD) Sitaro, Bob Ch Wuaten. These villages are Kampung Lai (Central […]

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    Endangered, Mangrove Forests of Aceh Tamiang

    08/14/2015 clip Ekuatorial

    Aceh Tamiang, Ekuatorial – Mangrove forests in Aceh Tamiang, Aceh, endangered because of illegal logging as charcoal. “It occurs every day, even in areas that are being rehabilitated,” said Deputy Head of Security Unit in Forest Management Unit, Region III Aceh, Elvian, Tuesday (11/8). Neighborhood security patrols discovered dozens of fishing boat contains of 60 […]

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