Begonias, those waxy, petalled, succulent plants found in greenhouses or
bright bathroom corners are, surprisingly, native to Indonesia.
At a recent ceremony in London hosted by Her Royal Highness Princess
Anne, Indonesian conservationist Hotlin Ompusunggu received the 2011
Whitley Award for her conservation work in West Kalimantan.
A federal assessment shows more than 3,000 desert tortoises that are
threatened with extinction would be disturbed by a California solar
project, and up to 700 of the young turtles…
More than 230 million hectares of forested areas across the globe will
disappear by 2050 if no action is taken, the World Wildlife Fund (WWF)
A lot has changed since Nidup, 89, fought the last forest fire in his
remote Bhutanese village in Chaling, Mongar. The forest has become the
community’s property, random felling of…
The ambitious brainchild of former first lady Tien Soeharto, the
gargantuan Taman Mini Indonesia Indah (TMII) is celebrating its 36th
anniversary this month.
Forestry Minister Zulkifli Hasan launched on Monday Indonesia's official
Reducing Emissions from Deforestation and Forest Degradation (REDD)
program website, www.redd-indonesia.org.
Scientists are monitoring a massive pool of fresh water in the Arctic
Ocean that could spill into the Atlantic and potentially alter the ocean
currents that bring Western Europe its…
Cleaning crews on Sunday finished removing millions of fish found floating dead in a Southern California marina, five days after the slimy, stinking mass of sardines was discovered.
The Green Building Council Indonesia (GBCI) said on Friday that green
building certification will be prioritized for government offices.
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