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Task force teams deployed in Sumatra, Kalimantan to anticipate fires

Indonesia's Environmental Affairs and Forestry Ministry (KLHK) has deployed task force teams as a precautionary ...

Wildfire exhumes two hectares of peatland in Aceh

A wildfire scorched two hectares of peatland area in Lamie Village, Darul Makmur Sub-district, Nagan Raya District, ...

11 hotspots of forest fires detected in Riau's coastal areas

The Pekanbaru Meteorology, Climatology, and Geophysics Office (BMKG) detected 11 hotspots indicative of forest fires ...

Five orangutans released into Bukit Baka-Bukit Raya National Park

Five orangutans were released into the Bukit Baka Bukit Raya National Park after undergoing rehabilitation in Ketapang, ...

All parties in Riau demand halting recurrence of 2019 wildfires

A top military officer urged stakeholders involved in Riau’s wildfire mitigation efforts to seriously handle ...

Riau prepares for land and forest fires this year

Riau Governor Syamsuar issued a land and forest fire emergency preparedness status, effective Feb 11-Oct 31, 2020, as ...

Riau plans to issue wildfire emergency preparedness status

The Riau provincial administration unveiled its plan to issue a land and forest fire emergency preparedness status at a ...

BKSDA-IAR rescue two orangutans in Ketapang

The West Kalimantan Natural Conservation Agency (BKSDA) and the International Animal Rescue (IAR) Indonesia rescued two ...

$5.2 billion losses from forest, land fires: WB

Land and forest fires that affected several parts of Indonesia from June to October 2019 inflicted losses of US$5.2 ...

Mt Ile Mandiri in Larantuka again besieged by wildfire

A wildfire again ravaged Mount Ile Mandiri in Larantuka, the capital of East Flores District, East Nusa Tenggara (NTT) ...

445 personnel deployed to extinguish forest fires on Mt Lawu

The Magetan district authorities deployed 445 personnel to extinguish wildfires which gutted forest area located on the ...

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Air pollution issues still shroud South-East Asian countries

Despite being home to an abundance of rich natural resources, poor air quality and vast environmental degradation ...

Relocating Sumatran tiger will not solve human-wildlife conflict: WWF

Syamsidar, WWF's Riau Program spokesman, opined that relocating Sumatran tigers will not resolve the conflicts ...

Garut surrounded by forest fires on its mountains

Forest fires are raging on some mountains surrounding Garut District in West Java Thursday, the district's Regional ...

Joint forest fire-fighting team deployed on Mount Sumbing

A joint team of military and police personnel, volunteers, and local rescue officers attempted to extinguish a wildfire ...