#land fires

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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, ...

BNPB records 652 natural disasters in February 2020

The National Disaster Mitigation Agency (BNPB) recorded 652 natural disasters that hit several parts of Indonesia in ...

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 ...

Government should prepare worst scenario for new capital city: Experts

Experts and environmental activists advised the government to prepare the worst-case scenario while discussing results ...

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 ...

15 hot spots detected in Riau: BMKG

The Meteorology, Climatology, and Geophysics Agency (BMKG) detected 15 hotspots in six districts of Riau Province on ...

3,721 disasters occurred in 2019: BNPB

Head of the National Disaster Mitigation Agency Data and Information Center and Public Relations, Agus Wibowo, said ...

$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 ...

BNPB envoy attends World Tsunami Awareness Day

Deputy Head of the National Disaster Mitigation Agency (BNPB) for System and Strategy Wisnu Widjaja attended 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 ...

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Greenpeace campaigns on clean energy, alerts Jokowi's cabinet

At least a dozen environmental activists climbed atop the two main monuments in Jakarta on Wednesday, to unfurl a ...

BPPT. BMKG to develop artificial intelligence-based WMT

The Agency for the Assessment and Application of Technology (BPPT) has signed an agreement with the Meteorology, ...

Jambi police investigates 12 companies related to forest fires

The Jambi Provincial Police are handling a case involving 12 plantation companies and 41 individuals allegedly involved ...

Indonesia makes concerted efforts to curb coal usage

Environment and Forestry Minister Siti Nurbaya Bakar acknowledged she had coordinated with Energy and Mineral Resources ...