Tanjung Gusta – Indigenous communities in Indonesia on Friday urged President Joko Widodo to grant them greater rights to forest management, saying they are the best protectors of forests. The call was made at the Archipelago Indigenous Peoples Congress attended… Read More ›
Environmental activists said they would wait for a year at the minimum to see whether a fatwa or edict issued by the Indonesian Ulemma Council (MUI), which says it is haram or forbidden in Islam to deliberately set fires in… Read More ›
Six Indonesian provinces, located on the islands of Sumatera and Kalimantan, have issued forest fire alerts, the National Disaster Management Agency said Tuesday.
For nearly two years Rahmawati has been seeking justice for her 10-year-old son, Muhammad Raihan, who drowned in a water-filled coal mine pit in Indonesia’s East Kalimantan province.
Five orangutans have now returned to living in their natural habitat in an East Kalimantan forest after spending up to six years in rehabilitation. “The five orangutans have been successfully released back into the forest on Saturday morning,” Paulina Laurensia,… Read More ›
Sanur, Bali- Wearing a pair of knee-high boots, Ni Wayan Karini strode past an expanse of colorful fields of flowers taller than an average adult. She later stirred remaining of chicken boiled in two large pots for feeding pigs in her backyard… Read More ›
Sumba, East Nusa Tenggara (NTT)- Bernadus Missa is not a person who gives up easily.