The Benefits of Social Forestry Program

December 06, 2016
The social forestry program launched by President Joko Widodo (Jokowi) is expected to help develop agroforestry, decrease the inequality of land tenure, and reduce social conflicts as a result of encroachment.

Gov't Restores 400,000 Hectares of Peatlands in 2017

December 06, 2016
The Peatland Restoration Agency (BRG) has set a target to restore 400,000 hectares of peatland in 2017.The Agency will need Rp 1.44 trillion for the restoration effort while adding that only Rp912 billion are available.

Bekasi Mangrove Shrinks at 1,000 Hectares Each Year

October 31, 2016
Bekasi District`s Fisheries and Maritime Agency, West Java, has recorded the shrinking of mangrove forests in Muaragembong and Tarumajaya since 1997 and each year they shrink up to 1,000 heactare in each subdistrict.

Indonesia Peak Rainy Season Expected in January, February 2017

October 31, 2016
Indonesia is expecting the rainy season to peak in January and February 2017, according to the Meteorological, Climatology, and Geophysics Agency (BMKG).

Reclamation Project Worsens Floods in Jakarta: Expert

October 31, 2016

Muslim Muin, marine engineering expert with the Bandung Institute of Technology, said that the Jakarta Bay reclamation project would cause severe floods as no barrier would prevent sea water from entering the land.

VP Kalla Presents Environment Awards on World Environment Day

July 26, 2016
Vice President Jusuf Kalla presented 167 environment awards at World Environment Day commemorations held in Siak District, Riau province. The awards include 10 "Kalpataru" awards for individuals and community groups, and 11 "Nirwasita Tantra" awards for cities, districts and provinces, in recognition of their reports on the environmental conditions in their respective regions.

Earth on Track for Hottest Year Ever as Warming Speeds Up

July 26, 2016
The earth is on track for its hottest year on record and warming at a faster rate than expected, the World Meteorological Organization (WMO) said on Thursday.

Coral Reefs, Vital for Maintaining Food Supply

July 26, 2016
Coral reefs are not just beautiful but also crucial for maintaining the food supply for millions of people living along the coast all over the world. Some 850 million people live within 100km of a coral reef - known as the "rainforest of the ocean" - and derive some economic benefits from the services provided by their ecosystem.

Semarang Declares Coastal Flood Emergency Status

June 27, 2016
Central Java Governor Ganjar Pranowo has declared the coastal flood that inundated the city of Semarang as a disaster emergency.

Flash Floods Damages Rice Fields and Homes in Brebes

June 20, 2016
Flash floods have inundated the village of Adisana in Brebes' Bumiayu District in Central Java on Saturday evening, June 18, 2016. The floods struck after a heavy showers fell for an entire day. "As a result, the rivers and creeks around the area burst its' banks - and destroyed the levees at the village of Penggarutan," said Adisana Village Chief, Komarudin.
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