Aceh Natural Resources Conservation Agency, WCS-IP and HOCRU-IC teams evacuated a female Sumatran orangutan (Pongo abelii) and her offspring. The mother is in critical condition with 74 pellets are found inside of her body.
Ministry of Environment and Forestry is planning to rehabilitate the heavily polluted Pladen Lake of Depok. The 1.27 hectares lake filled with black water, bad odour and sedimentation.
Ministry of Environment and Forestry or KLHK denies a report published by Greenpeace stating DKI Jakarta, the country’s capital city, has the lowest air quality level in Southeast Asia.
Coordinating Ministry for Maritime Issues, Ministry of Industry and Ministry of Environment and Forestry launch a collaboration dubbed Global Plastic Action Partnerships in the effort to reduce plastic waste pollution.
Ministry of Marine Affairs and Fisheries inaugurates ornamental fish research center in Depok aiming to generate innovations in the industry.
Green activists held protests on Wednesday (06/03/2019) following Minister of Environment and Forestry’s decision to move down the status of Kamojang and Papandayan mountains from nature reserve to nature recreation park.
Following the paid plastic program enforced by Indonesian retailers association, Minister of Environment and Forestry, Sity Nurbaya, said consumers are not supposed to be burdened by the policy.
Marking the 2019 National Waste Care Day, Ministry of Environment and Forestry or KLHK set up clean-up events in 74 locations of national parks and conservation areas in the country on 4 March 2019.
Indonesian retailers association reinstates paid plastic bag program for its members starting 1 March 2019, in spite of government currently drafting the ministerial decree for the policy.
Ministry of Environment and Forestry aims to increase Environmental Quality Index for the next five years, focusing on water, air and lands or forests.
Despite of strong law urgently needed to tackle current conservation issues, lawmakers are reluctant to immediately pass the bill on natural resources and its ecosystem arguing that current law is sufficient.
After adopting waste bank into the government’s program in 2010, it starts to show success. The program, aiming to reduce waste volume at landfills, are transforming into main source of income worth of billions of rupiah.
Current forest and land fires in Bengkalis district of Riau which blanketed Dumai city with smokes have burned down at least 1,200 hectares of peatland.