Saturday, 18 Safar 1443 / 25 September 2021

Saturday, 18 Safar 1443 / 25 September 2021

INDEX BERITA

Govt launches weather modification technology

Monday, 21 Jun 2021 11:45 WIB

REPUBLIKA.CO.ID, JAKARTA — Ministry of Environment and Forestry (KLHK) through Directorate of Climate Change Control cooperates with Agency for the Assessment and Application of Technology (BPPT), Indonesian Air Force, Indonesian...

Govt issues agreement on forest fire crime

Friday, 21 May 2021 17:20 WIB

REPUBLIKA.CO.ID, JAKARTA -- Minister of Environment and Forestry (LHK), Siti Nurbaya, signed a collective agreement (SKB) on Integrated Law Enforcement for Criminal Act of Forest/Land Fire. The agreement was also...

Orangutans to extinct if forest fire still occurs

Tuesday, 24 Sep 2019 00:01 WIB

REPUBLIKA.CO.ID, KETAPANG -- IAR Foundation Chairman Tantyo Bangun said wildfire ia a tragedy which clearly threatens humans. In addition, the habitat of orangutans and other wildlife inside the forest...

Pontianak in dangerous category of haze

Friday, 20 Sep 2019 16:43 WIB

REPUBLIKA.CO.ID, PONTIANAK — Metereology, Climatology, and Geophysics Agency (BMKG) said there were 1.431 hotspots spreaded in several districts in West Kalimantan on Friday (Sept 20). According to ISPU (air pollution...

Kalimantan wildfire forces orang utan trespass residential

Thursday, 19 Sep 2019 00:03 WIB

REPUBLIKA.CO.ID, SAMPIT -- Some orang utans (Pongo pygmaeus) fled their habitat and trespassed on residential areas in East Kotawaringin District, Central Kalimantan Province, owing to wildfires raging here for...

Dozens of orang utans suffers respiratory infection

Tuesday, 17 Sep 2019 13:02 WIB

REPUBLIKA.CO.ID, PALANGKA RAYA -- Dozens of orang utans undergoing rehabilitation in the Borneo Orangutan Survival (BOS) Foundation area in Nyaru Menteng, Central Kalimantan Province, are reportedly ailing from acute...

Garuda cancels 12 flights due to smog in Kalimantan

Monday, 16 Sep 2019 10:55 WIB

REPUBLIKA.CO.ID, JAKARTA -- National flag carrier Garuda Indonesia cancelled 12 domestic flights on Sunday due to smog resulting in limited visibility. The decision to cancel the flights was based...

West Kalimantan police arrest 52 suspects in wildfire cases

Tuesday, 27 Aug 2019 14:09 WIB

REPUBLIKA.CO.ID, PONTIANAK -- The West Kalimantan police arrested 52 suspects in land and forest fire cases in the province, West Kalimantan Police Chief Insp. Gen. Didi Haryono stated. "A...

Minister admits poor law enforcement in handling wildfire

Thursday, 22 Aug 2019 08:23 WIB

REPUBLIKA.CO.ID, JAKARTA -- Coordinating Minister for Political, Legal and Security Affairs Wiranto has admitted poor law enforcement against individuals applying slash and burn method caused forest and land fires....

Tesso Nilo elephants show signs of stress due to forest fire

Wednesday, 14 Aug 2019 08:35 WIB

REPUBLIKA.CO.ID, PEKANBARU -- Mahouts of the elephant Flying Squad at the Tesso Nilo National (TNTN ) Park had to evacuate the trained elephants to a safer place, as they...

Pontianak plans to change school hours due to haze

Tuesday, 13 Aug 2019 02:00 WIB

REPUBLIKA.CO.ID, PONTIANAK -- Mayor of Pontianak, West Kalimantan, Edi Rusdi Kamtono announced the local government's plan to temporarily change school working hours, without dismissing learning activities, in the city...

Satellite detects 2,070 hotspots across Indonesia

Friday, 09 Aug 2019 02:01 WIB

REPUBLIKA.CO.ID, JAKARTA -- The Indonesian Environmental Affairs and Forestry Ministry recorded 2,070 hotspots, with a confidence rate at over 80 percent, during the January-July 2019 period, based on monitoring...

Land fires in Riau arose far from settlement: BRG

Sunday, 24 Feb 2019 02:30 WIB

REPUBLIKA.CO.ID, PEKANBARU -- The land and forest fire in Riau Province occurred in areas far from the settlement and farmers' plantation, according to the Peatland Restoration Agency (BRG). The...

Local wisdom could prevent peat fires: Researcher

Wednesday, 28 Feb 2018 12:03 WIB

REPUBLIKA.CO.ID, JAKARTA --  A researcher from the Center for Southeast Asian Studies, Kyoto University, Japan, Prof. Kosuke Mizuno, stated that local wisdom should be respected to prevent forest and...

Fire ravages peatland in West Kalimantan

Friday, 16 Feb 2018 05:01 WIB

REPUBLIKA.CO.ID, PONTIANAK -- A fire has razed tens of hectares of peatland areas in Pasir Village, Mempawah District, West Kalimantan Province, since Tuesday night (Feb 13). Commander of the...