The Indonesian members of the Governors’ Climate and Forest Task Force (GCF) have agreed to run three strategic actions in implementing the Rio Branco commitment to reducing deforestation by 80 per
A newly unveiled lending and investment policy tool for financial institutions will help countries to reduce deforestation caused by the unsustainable production, trade, processing and retail of so
Extreme haze caused by forest and bush fires throughout Sumatra and Kalimantan has been a perpetual problem affecting the quality of life and economy of local residents and neighboring countries.
The Indonesian Forum for the Environment (Walhi) has claimed that the 400-kilometer Siak River dividing the resource-rich province of Riau is in a condition of deterioration.
Air pollution levels in China's cities improved in the first six months of this year, environmental campaign group Greenpeace said Wednesday, but remained far worse than global and domestic standar
The wildfire season globally has lengthened by almost 20 percent in 35 years as the average temperature has risen, a climate change study said Tuesday.
President Joko “Jokowi” Widodo has asserted that the government will prioritize the development of environmentally friendly power plants to meet its target of generating an additional 35,000 megawa
The program officer of the Indonesia-Japan project for Development of Reducing Emissions from Deforestation and Forest Degradation Plus (IJ-REDD+) in Ketapang, West Kalimantan, Dicko Rossanda, has
An official has said that Mount Palung National Park (TNGP) conservation officials and local communities have become far more aware of the need to push forward with cooperation to protect conservat
The Indonesian government is pushing forward its target of 19 percent new and renewable energy use by 2019 to reduce the country’s dependence on fossil-based energy sources, a minister has said.
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