EKUATORIAL

Environmental news syndication

Choose a publisher
Menteri Lingkungan Hidup dan Kehutanan, Siti Nurbaya, pada peluncuran webisite pengaduan dan deteksi dini, Kamis (12/3), di Jakarta/Fidelis E. Satriastanti

Ministry of Environment and Forestry to set up a team to review permits on forestry sector

Jakarta, Ekuatorial – A working team tasked to review permits in forestry sector will be announced by the Ministry of Environment and Forestry next week, said Minister Siti Nurbaya on Friday (27/3), in Jakarta. “We will definitely have to review all permits and set up a working team. We want to do it [reviewing permits] […]

Indonesian National Accounting System/Fidelis E. Satriastanti

Indonesia launches national carbon accounting system

Jakarta, Ekuatorial – Ahead of this year’s global climate conference, Ministry of Environment and Forestry launched an emission monitoring system which tracked down Indonesia’s released and stored greenhouse gas emissions, on Friday (27/3), in Jakarta. The system, Indonesian National Carbon Accounting System (INCAS), also serves as the country’s MRV mechanism, an abbreviation from ‘Measurement, Reporting, […]

ANTARA FOTO/Wahyu Putro A

Green groups demand President Jokowi to extend moratorium with few additions

Jakarta, Ekuatorial – Green activists on Thursday (26/3) demanded President Joko ‘Jokowi’ Widodo administration to extend forest moratorium but with some additional requirements. The moratorium, announced during then President Susilo Bambang Yudhoyono administration in 2011, halts permit issuance for primary forests and peatlands in the country in pursuit for better forestry management. During his visit […]

labi-labi

Lampung Port Police confiscates illegal turtles headed to Jakarta

Bandarlampung, Ekuatorial – Bakauheni port police confiscated 41 Asiatic softshell turtles (amyda certilaginea) with no official documents, said an official, in Bandarlampung, on Wednesday (25/3). Feria Kurniawan, head of Bakauheni Port Police, said that they were found at the back of a white truck with police number BH 8888 GU from Jambi headed to Jakarta. […]

Latest stories

  • Indonesian National Accounting System/Fidelis E. Satriastanti

    Indonesia launches national carbon accounting system

    03/27/2015 clip Ekuatorial

    Jakarta, Ekuatorial – Ahead of this year’s global climate conference, Ministry of Environment and Forestry launched an emission monitoring system which tracked down Indonesia’s released and stored greenhouse gas emissions, on Friday (27/3), in Jakarta. The system, Indonesian National Carbon Accounting System (INCAS), also serves as the country’s MRV mechanism, an abbreviation from ‘Measurement, Reporting, […]

  • ANTARA FOTO/Wahyu Putro A

    Green groups demand President Jokowi to extend moratorium with few additions

    03/26/2015 clip Ekuatorial

    Jakarta, Ekuatorial – Green activists on Thursday (26/3) demanded President Joko ‘Jokowi’ Widodo administration to extend forest moratorium but with some additional requirements. The moratorium, announced during then President Susilo Bambang Yudhoyono administration in 2011, halts permit issuance for primary forests and peatlands in the country in pursuit for better forestry management. During his visit […]

  • labi-labi

    Lampung Port Police confiscates illegal turtles headed to Jakarta

    03/26/2015 clip Ekuatorial

    Bandarlampung, Ekuatorial – Bakauheni port police confiscated 41 Asiatic softshell turtles (amyda certilaginea) with no official documents, said an official, in Bandarlampung, on Wednesday (25/3). Feria Kurniawan, head of Bakauheni Port Police, said that they were found at the back of a white truck with police number BH 8888 GU from Jambi headed to Jakarta. […]

  • Sigit Nugroho - Flickr 320px

    Govt needs to develop more city forests : activists

    03/23/2015 clip Ekuatorial

    Jakarta, Ekuatorial – Amid massive deforestation, Indonesia needs to turn to city forests development which can serve as green open space and conservation, said an activist, on Monday (23/3), in Jakarta. “We need to conserve trees which are being felled in forests because of oil palm plantation and mining extractions. I think it’s better to […]

  • Mr Husaini planting a tree in front of newly unveiled protected area notice/courtesy : Yayasan Ekosistem Leuser

    Aceh govt declares Tripa peats as protected areas

    03/23/2015 clip Ekuatorial

    Banda Aceh, Ekuatorial – After years of legal battle, Aceh government finally declared Tripa peat swamp as protected areas, on Saturday (21/3), as stated in a press release by Coalition to Save the Tripa Peat Swamp Forest. In 2012, Tripa peat swamp made international news headlines after massive fires raged throughout the area questioning Indonesia’s […]

  • mangrove dibabat untuk kegiatan pertambangan di pulau bangka_yoseph

    Hundreds of mining permits surround North Sulawesi

    03/20/2015 clip Ekuatorial

    Manado, Ekuatorial – Despite of strong rejection from green activists, North Sulawesi government kept on issuing permits for mining in the area, said an official recently. Up to March, local government had already issued at least 145 Mining Business Permits, or locally known as IUP. “Up till now, there are 145 permits issued [by the […]

  • gajah lampung_eni

    Elephants roamed through plantations but still under control, activist said

    03/19/2015 clip Ekuatorial

    Bandarlampung, Ekuatorial – Though herd of elephants seen at villagers’ plantations, local activist said on Wednesday (18/3) that they were still relatively under control. For the past week, villagers of Balik Bukit have spotted elephants passing through their plantations located at buffer zone of Bukit Barisan Selatan National Park, in West Lampung. Ali Rizky Arrasy […]

  • lentera hemat energi_ivo

    Indonesian Army gives green energy lamp for Acehnese

    03/18/2015 clip Ekuatorial

    Aceh Timur, Ekuatorial – The Indonesian Army on Tuesday (17/3) installed environmentally-friendly lamps, stoves, and gas for poor people with limited access to electricity in East Aceh. The programs dubbed as People’s Army Energy Saving Lamps (Lentera), People’s Villages Supervisory Non-Commissioned Officer Stove (Kombara), and People’s Army Gas Engine (Mogantara) were distributed by East Aceh […]

×

Find the location

Find

Result:

Latitude:
Longitude:

Zoom:

Finish geocoding

×

Submit a story

Do you have news to share from Indonesia? Contribute to this map by submitting your story. Help broaden the understanding of the global impact of this important region in the world.

Find location on map

Find location on map