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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 ...

Police probe mask theft at C Kalimantan Health Office's warehouse

Police were investigating the theft of thousands of masks kept at the warehouse of the Central Kalimantan Provincial ...

Sumatran elephant found dead in Aceh forest

A female Sumatran elephant was found dead in a ditch inside Peunaron Lama forest, Peunaron Sub-district, East Aceh ...

Three orangutans released into Tanjung Puting National Park

Indonesia's Environment and Forestry Ministry and its partners in Central Kalimantan Province released three ...

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 ...

BPPT tasked with creating national artificial intelligence strategy

Minister of Research and Technology (Menristek) Bambang P. S. Brodjonegoro assigned the Agency for the Assessment and ...

Wild animals' habitat loss causal to virus transmission to humans

The loss of wild animals' natural habitat and forest clearance underway, the likelihood of viral transmission from ...

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 ...

BMKG confirms detection of 24 hotspots of wildfires in Aceh

Some 24 hotspots were detected in Aceh Province and had the potential to cause forest fires, according to the ...

Jokowi invites Australia to develop renewable energy

Indonesian President Joko Widodo (Jokowi) has invited Australia to cooperate in developing renewable energy and work ...

Development must curb environmental impacts: BNPB

Every development project must be mapped out to minimize environmental impacts, according to a panel during the ...

Sumatran tigers attack several cows in Riau: BKSDA

The Riau Natural Resources Conservation Agency (BKSDA) deployed a team to handle the recent attacks of wild Sumatran ...

Forest fires in 2019 exacerbated orangutan-human conflicts

The number of orangutan-human conflicts tended to increase since the forest fires razing Kalimantan’s forests ...