Tuesday, 21 Safar 1443 / 28 September 2021

Tuesday, 21 Safar 1443 / 28 September 2021

INDEX BERITA

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...

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...

Potential forest fires detected in Riau Province: BMKG

Friday, 22 Feb 2019 17:35 WIB

REPUBLIKA.CO.ID, PEKANBARU -- The Pekanbaru Meteorology, Climatology, and Geophysics Agency (BMKG) has detected 54 hotspots, indicating potential occurrences of bush and forest fires, in several parts of Riau Province...

Jokowi calls on Riau Governor to prevent forest fire

Wednesday, 20 Feb 2019 17:50 WIB

REPUBLIKA.CO.ID, JAKARTA -- President Joko Widodo (Jokowi) has urged newly installed Riau Governor Syamsuar and Deputy Governor Edy Natar Nasution to prevent forest fires in the Sumatran province. Riau...

Ministry prepares for forest fires following El Nino forcast

Monday, 07 Jan 2019 17:49 WIB

REPUBLIKA.CO.ID, JAKARTA -- The Environment and Forestry Ministry has taken early precautionary measures against land and forest fires. Moreover, the climatology agency has forecasted moderate El Nino to came...

Seven hotspots detected in Riau Province

Friday, 04 Jan 2019 20:06 WIB

REPUBLIKA.CO.ID, PEKANBARU -- The Terra and Aqua satellites detected seven hotspots indicating forest fires in Riau Province on Friday. The confidence rate of the satellite image was above 50...

80 hotspots detected across Sumatra

Wednesday, 26 Sep 2018 20:55 WIB

REPUBLIKA.CO.ID, PEKANBARU -- The number of hotspots detected across Sumatra Island increased to 80 on Wednesday, from 13 on the previous day. Of the total 80 hotspots, 38 were...

South Sumatra intensifies weather modification technology

Wednesday, 19 Sep 2018 03:45 WIB

REPUBLIKA.CO.ID, PALEMBANG -- The Government of South Sumatra Province is currently intensifying Weather Modification Technology (WMT) by sprinkling salt over clouds to prevent widespread land and forest fires. Agency...