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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 ...

Forest overexploitation forcing tigers to newer grounds: Walhi

Over-exploitation of forests in Sumatra has compelled Sumatran tigers to flee their habitats, stray into human ...

200 police officers secure rally at Law and Human Rights Ministry

Some 200 police officers were deployed to secure a rally outside the Law and Human Rights Ministry here on Wednesday to ...

Deforestation in Aceh may reach 35,000 hectare: Walhi

The deforestation rate in Aceh Province may have reached 35 thousand hectares (ha) in the last three years and will ...

Actress Yuki Kato backs ban on single-use plastic bags in Jakarta

Indonesian actress Yuki Kato welcomes Jakarta Governor Anies Baswedan's regulation number 142/2019 on banning ...

North Sumatra government pledges to clampdown on illegal gold miners

The North Sumatra provincial administration has made a solemn promise to crackdown on illegal gold miners in Mandailing ...

WALHI urges government to prevent environmental pollution

The Indonesian government should work harder to prevent environmental pollution and destruction instead of focusing on ...

Javanese eagle population in Mt Ijen drops drastically

The population of Javanese eagles inhabiting around Mount Ijen on the eastern tip of Java Island is believed to have ...

West Java's Karawang waters again polluted by Pertamina's oil spill

The waters off Karawang, West Java, have, again, been polluted by oil spilled from Pertamina's Offshore North West ...

South Sumatra government extends wildfire emergency alert status

The South Sumatra provincial government has extended the emergency status concerning the ongoing land and forest fires ...

Jokowi should assert his commitment to preserving forests: NGO

The Civil Society Forest Coalition urged President Joko Widodo (Jokowi) to avow his pledge to preserving ...

Forest fire-induced haze compels two planes to return to base

Haze emanating from forest fires in Jambi on Wednesday compelled two planes flying toward Jambi to return to base and ...

PAUDs, kindergartens shut temporarily as haze shrouds Jambi

Haze, emanating from forest fires and blanketing Jambi, has thickened, forcing the temporary closure of early childhood ...

Haze cover over Palembang thickens: Walhi

Haze arising from forest fires and shrouding Palembang, South Sumatra Province, has thickened over the past week, ...

Three tons of green mussels to clean polluted Jakarta Bay

At least three tons of green mussels (Perna viridis) were dispersed by the city-owned theme park company PT Jaya Ancol ...