Lawmakers ensure that revision on biodiversity law will also include tasks and roles for each ministries, such as ministry of environment and forestry, ministry of marine and fisheries and ministry of agriculture, said a lawmaker, in Situbondo, on Thursday (10/8).
Indonesia’s Defense Ministry and Indonesia Biodiversity Foundation (KEHATI) are planning to establish a laboratory specific for bamboos.
Ministry of Environment and Forestry along with Police, District Attorney, and Center for Financial Transaction Reporting and Analysis (PPATK) encourage for Money Laundering Law to impose harsher punishment for illegal wildlife traffickers.
Indonesia will participate in the 13th Biodiversity Convention (COP CBD) in Cancun, Mexico, in conjunction with the 8th Cartagena Protocol and Second Meeting of Nagoya Protocol.
The finding of a finless porpoise in Kubu Raya waters, of Padang Tikar subdistrict, West Kalimantan province, had added the marine biodiversity importance to the area.
Lemahnya perlindungan terhadap potensi kenakeragaman hayati Indonesia menjadi penyebab terjadinya pencurian atau pembajakan sumber daya genetik lokal untuk kepentingan asing atau yang sering disebut dengan praktik biopiracy.
President Joko ‘Jokowi’ Widodo launched National Movement on Plants and Animals Conservation as the country’s commitment to conserve biodiversity.
Genetic resources is becoming a major issue at Natural Resources and Ecosystem Conservation bill which is included in the 2016 National Legislation Program (Prolegnas). The bill will replace the 1990 Law on Natural Resources Conservation and Its Ecosystem.