7:25 am September 16, 2014 | No Comment
Greenpeace mourners on Monday placed funeral wreaths on burned peatland in Riau province, highlighting an ongoing crisis and urging President Susilo Bambang Yudhoyono to secure his “green” legacy by ensuring real peatland protection.
2:10 pm September 15, 2014 | No Comment
Environmentalists criticized a new Australian government plan released on Monday to protect the Great Barrier Reef in the face of UN concerns, saying it will not do enough to halt the marine park’s decline.
9:35 am September 15, 2014 | No Comment
Three-quarters of the trash found off Australian beaches is plastic, a study released on Monday said as it warned that the rubbish is entangling and being swallowed by wildlife.
8:25 am September 13, 2014 | No Comment
“In the average supermarket today, the majority of products are at risk of containing commodities that come from illegally deforested lands,” Sam Lawson, the report’s author and director of Earthsight, a British group that investigates environmental crime, told IPS.
6:55 am September 12, 2014 | No Comment
The Environment Ministry hopes to entice air-conditioner and refrigerator manufacturers in Indonesia into moving away from their use of ozone-depleting chemicals with the offer of a hefty grant from the United Nations Environment Program.
11:10 am September 10, 2014 | No Comment
Two residents of the Central Java district of Batang are in Japan to outline their community’s opposition to a $4 billion coal-fired power station poised for construction and funded by a consortium of Japanese banks and energy companies.
2:19 pm September 9, 2014 | No Comment
Atmospheric volumes of greenhouse hit a record in 2013 as carbon dioxide concentrations grew at the fastest rate since reliable global records began, the World Meteorological Organization said on Tuesday.
10:45 pm September 7, 2014 | 1 Comment
A male Sumatran elephant has been found dead with its tusks removed in an inland area in Aceh Jaya district, making it the fourth such death in the province this year, an official said on Sunday.