Jumat, 20 Oktober 2017
Research and Development and Innovation Agency of Ministry of Environment and Forestry with Directorate General of Natural Resources Conservation and Ecosystem, established an Orangutan Research Center, in Samboja, East Kalimantan.
Hobbyists of wildlife species accounted for 78 percent of online demands, starting from tiger offsets, deer heads and elephant ivory, making them the largest contributor in the chain of illegal wildlife trading.
Indonesia's Special Envoy for Climate Change Control, Rachmat Witoelar, said that blue carbon will speed up the country's target on reducing greenhouse gas emissions through its submitted NDC to the UNFCCC on November 2016.
Despite of the country's marine potential, Indonesia is still lacking behind to recognize its fisherwoman who serves as crucial actor to ensure economical fulfillment while the husbands went to the seas.
Indonesia's effort to achieve climate change targets by reducing greenhouse gas emissions for 29 percent and 41 percent with international help by 2030 will not succeed without the role of regional levels.
Coordinating Ministry on Maritime Issues targeted marine plastic waste management on five touristic sites, -- Toba Lake, Tanjung Kelayang, Mandalika, Labuhan Bajo, Borobudur and Toraja --, by 2018.
Ministry of Environment and Forestry stands to believe that duty on plastic will reduce plastic waste in the country.
Indonesian scientists published a finding of a new species of holomikotropic orchid group, or ghost orchid, in the international scientific journal, Phtotaxa, and called it as Gastrodia bambu.
A recent monitoring discovered at least a young Javan gibbon in Gede Pangrango National Park, said Adison adding that the monitoring was conducted three times, -- April, June and August --, this year.
Capt. Rudiana, Director of Shipping and Maritime Affairs, Ministry of Transportation, said that the waste throwing case could happened as it was hard to monitor on board the ships.
At least 71,820 orangutans left in the islands of Sumatra and Borneo (of which comprises of Kalimantan, Sabah and Serawak in a total of 17,460,600 hectares.
Zainal Arifin, an ocean researcher of Oceanography Research Center, Indonesian Institute for Sciences, said that it would not be easy to study the current which had brought the waste to the country.
General Surasak Kanchanarat underlined the importance to increase cooperation between nations in Asia region in tackling illegal wildlife trade.