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WWF Living Forest Reoort Launch in Jakarta, Selasa (28/4)/Fidelis E. Satriastanti

Small scale agriculture and infrastructure are main drivers for deforestation in Sumatra, study says

Jakarta, Ekuatorial – A study revealed that small scale agriculture and infrastructure will be the main driver for forest loss and degradation by 2030 in Sumatra, on Tuesday (28/4), in Jakarta. The 2015 Living Forests Report : Chapter 5, published by World Wildlife Fund (WWF), projects that nearly five million hectares of forest area will […]

Menteri Lingkungan Hidup dan Lingkungan Siti Nurbaya Bakar saat menyampaikan presentasi pada acara Tropical Landscapes Summit 2015 di Jakarta/Fidelis E. Satriastanti

Forest moratorium extends to 2017, Minister says

Jakarta, Ekuatorial – After mounting demands from green activists, Indonesia’s Minister of Environment and Forestry Siti Nurbaya said on Monday (27/4) announced that forest moratorium will be extended until 2017. Forest moratorium which bans issuing new permits on natural forests and peatlands, was announced back in 2011, under presidential instruction. It was extended for another […]

Wapres Kalla memberikan pidato sambutan pada acara Tropical Landscapes Summit 2015 di Jakarta/Fidelis E. Satriastanti

VP Jusuf Kalla calls for stronger cooperation to save Indonesian forests

Jakarta, Ekuatorial – Vice President Jusuf Kalla called for cooperation between countries to save Indonesian forests instead of playing ‘blame game’ on who’s destroying the forests at the 2015 Tropical Landscape Summit, held in Jakarta, on Monday (27/4). “Let us do it [protect forests] together. Don’t blame others. Don’t blame Indonesia or Brazil but you […]

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President Jokowi to release endangered Javan gibbon in Bandung

Jakarta, Ekuatorial — President Joko ‘Jokowi’ Widodo will be releasing two pairs of Javan gibbons (Hylobates moloch) in conjunction with 2015 Asia Africa Conference in Bandung, East Java, said an official in Jakarta, on Tuesday (21/5). The two pairs, Robin (male) – Moni (female) and Moli (male) – Nancy (female), are finally released to their […]

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  • Menteri Lingkungan Hidup dan Lingkungan Siti Nurbaya Bakar saat menyampaikan presentasi pada acara Tropical Landscapes Summit 2015 di Jakarta/Fidelis E. Satriastanti

    Forest moratorium extends to 2017, Minister says

    04/28/2015 clip Ekuatorial

    Jakarta, Ekuatorial – After mounting demands from green activists, Indonesia’s Minister of Environment and Forestry Siti Nurbaya said on Monday (27/4) announced that forest moratorium will be extended until 2017. Forest moratorium which bans issuing new permits on natural forests and peatlands, was announced back in 2011, under presidential instruction. It was extended for another […]

  • Wapres Kalla memberikan pidato sambutan pada acara Tropical Landscapes Summit 2015 di Jakarta/Fidelis E. Satriastanti

    VP Jusuf Kalla calls for stronger cooperation to save Indonesian forests

    04/27/2015 clip Ekuatorial

    Jakarta, Ekuatorial – Vice President Jusuf Kalla called for cooperation between countries to save Indonesian forests instead of playing ‘blame game’ on who’s destroying the forests at the 2015 Tropical Landscape Summit, held in Jakarta, on Monday (27/4). “Let us do it [protect forests] together. Don’t blame others. Don’t blame Indonesia or Brazil but you […]

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    President Jokowi to release endangered Javan gibbon in Bandung

    04/22/2015 clip Ekuatorial

    Jakarta, Ekuatorial — President Joko ‘Jokowi’ Widodo will be releasing two pairs of Javan gibbons (Hylobates moloch) in conjunction with 2015 Asia Africa Conference in Bandung, East Java, said an official in Jakarta, on Tuesday (21/5). The two pairs, Robin (male) – Moni (female) and Moli (male) – Nancy (female), are finally released to their […]

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    Six illegal fishing vessels arrested in Sorong, official says

    04/21/2015 clip Ekuatorial

    Sorong, Ekuatorial – Following current policy to sink illegal fishing vessels instructed by Minister of Marine and Fisheries, Susi Pudjiastuti, Sorong district court took up cases related to local and foreign boats. “From January to April 2015, Sorong district court has handled six cases of allegedly illegal fishing caught in Raja Ampat water. One vessel, […]

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    Indonesians involve in falsifying documents of foreign vessels in North Sulawesi

    04/21/2015 clip Ekuatorial

    Manado, Ekuatorial – Foreign fishermen revealed that Indonesians were involved in falsifying documents of foreign vessels to fish in North Sulawesi waters. “Fake documents were forged by Indonesian agents in Sangihe Talaud, in Esang island. Then, we were told to sold those documents to the Philippines for 30,000 peso or Rp 6 million per one […]

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    Lives of 3000 people of Lemito threatened due to declining coral reefs in Tomini Bay

    04/16/2015 clip Degorontalo

    DEGORONTALO – Threatened coral reefs of Lemito sub district, Pohuwato, would eventually impacted its residents. “If coral reefs are destroyed then it will threaten food security, especially protein supply for 3,000 people of Lemito,” said Nilmawati of Destructive Fishing Watch (DFW), in a recent discussion held in AJI Gorontalo. Based on DFW data, fishermen of […]

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    Sorong district court drowns fish bombing vessel to give deterrent effect

    04/16/2015 clip Ekuatorial

    Sorong, Ekuatorial – Sorong district court decided to blow up a vessel proved to fish bombing while its crews and captain were sentenced for four to six years in prison, said head of Criminal Unit of Sorong district court, Danang P. Miharjo, on Wednesday (15/4). “The culprits have been sentenced and we will destroy the […]

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    Illegal logging in Papua can be bombed, Governor says

    04/16/2015 clip Tabloid Jubi

    Sentani, Jubi –Governor of Papua Lukas Enembe said forests in Papua have been significantly damaged, including those in Paniai. When they are viewed from the air, there are no trees. “Thus geographically in 10-20 years from now, the two large islands of Papua and West Papua will drop out of the neck of the island […]

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