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Government closes 56 conservation areas to contain COVID-19 spread

The government has closed 56 conservation areas for tourists under its endeavor to halt the further spread of the novel ...

Cruise ships barred from entering Komodo National Park due to COVID-19

The Komodo National Park (BTNK) has temporarily barred cruise ships from entering the park, in an attempt to prevent ...

Indonesia's 30 days At Sea to tackle marine pollution crime

The government has launched the Indonesia Operation 30 Days At Sea that would last from November ...

Five companies, one individual named suspects in fires

Five companies and one individual have been identified as suspects in the forest and land fires in 2019, Forestry and ...

29,039 personnel combating Indonesia's forest, land fires: BNPB

Some 29,039 fire brigade personnel have been roped in to tackle land and forest fires throughout Indonesia, according ...

Walhi presses for stringent measures against firms behind forest fires

The Indonesian Forum for Environment (Walhi) of the West Kalimantan chapter urged the government to adopt strict ...

Dense haze cover smothers Kubu Raya, forcing closure of schools

A dense cover of haze, arising from wildfires in West Kalimantan, has compelled the Kubu Raya district government to ...

Supadio Airport's flight schedules hindered by thick wildfire smoke

Thick smoke emanating from wildfires in West Kalimantan Province has lowered visibility to some 550 meters, resulting ...

Paser District in East Kalimantan shrouded by thick smog

Thick smog coming from forest fires shrouded Tanah Grogot in Paser District, East Kalimantan Province, reducing ...

Smog from forest fires could kill indirectly: BNPB

Doni Monardo, head of the National Disaster Mitigation Agency (BNPB), has said smog coming from forest fires is ...

Lion Air JT 626 fails to land at North Kalimantan due to thick smoke

The passengers of Lion Air flight JT 626 failed to arrive at North Kalimantan Province's Juwata International ...

Environment Ministry seals 42 company lands to fight forest fires

The Ministry of Environment and Forestry sealed 42 lands belonging to a corporation and one of an individual under its ...

Russia to assist in new capital city development in Indonesia

Russia has vowed to facilitate the development of infrastructure in Indonesia's new capital city in East ...

Environmental study of new capital by November

A Strategic Environmental Study (KLHS) of the new capital city in East Kalimantan is expected to be completed in ...

Capital city concept to entail environmental restoration: minister

Environmental Affairs Minister Siti Nurbaya affirmed that the concept of the new capital city in East Kalimantan will ...