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September 15, 2019

News ›› Indonesia ›› Environment & Natural Disasters
South China Morning Post - September 15, 2019

Singapore's air quality deteriorated to "unhealthy" levels on Saturday for the first time in three years, data from the National Environment Agency (NEA) showed, threatening to deepen

News ›› Indonesia ›› Environment & Natural Disasters
Agence France Presse - September 15, 2019

Linda Yulisman in Jakarta and Trinna Leong Malaysia in Putrajaya – The Indonesian government yesterday vowed to impose criminal charges on companies, as the authorities sealed off more

News ›› Indonesia ›› Environment & Natural Disasters
Jakarta Globe - September 15, 2019

Telly Nathalia, Jakarta – Aviation and shipping activities in and around the islands of Sumatra and Kalimantan were severely impacted by haze caused by forest fires over the weekend, w

News ›› Indonesia ›› Environment & Natural Disasters
Agence France Presse - September 15, 2019

Working around the clock, thousands of firefighters are struggling to contain smog-belching blazes raging across rainforests and farmland in Indonesia, one of the frontlines against fi

September 14, 2019

News ›› Indonesia ›› Environment & Natural Disasters
Tempo - September 14, 2019

Jakarta (Antara) – Environment and Forestry Ministry has sealed off 42 lands owned by corporate and one land owned by individual regarding the prevention and control of land and forest

News ›› Indonesia ›› Environment & Natural Disasters
Agence France Presse - September 14, 2019

With fierce blazes raging in jungles from the Amazon to Indonesia, concerns are mounting about the impact as rainforests play a vital role in protecting the planet against global warmi

September 13, 2019

News ›› Indonesia ›› Environment & Natural Disasters
Agence France Presse - September 13, 2019

Hundreds of people held a mass prayer for rain in a smoke-filled Indonesian city on Friday, desperately hoping that downpours will extinguish forest fires and wash away the toxic haze

News ›› Indonesia ›› Environment & Natural Disasters
Reuters - September 13, 2019

Jakarta – Indonesia on Friday blamed four Malaysian companies, including the world's biggest producer of sustainable palm oil, for causing some of the forest fires within its borders,

September 12, 2019

News ›› Indonesia ›› Environment & Natural Disasters
Sydney Morning Herald - September 12, 2019

Jakarta – Authorities have shut most schools in parts of Indonesia's Sumatra island to protect children from a thick, noxious haze as deliberately set fires burn through peatland fores

News ›› Indonesia ›› Environment & Natural Disasters
Tempo - September 12, 2019

Jakarta (Antara) – The Indonesian Forum for the Environment (Walhi) urged the government to evaluate the implementation of the national peatland restoration following constant numerous

News ›› Indonesia ›› Environment & Natural Disasters
The Guardian - September 12, 2019

Kate Lamb, Jakarta – Indonesia has shot back at claims the country is solely responsible for the fires that have created a thick haze across parts of Malaysia this week and forced the

News ›› Indonesia ›› Environment & Natural Disasters
Agence France Presse - September 12, 2019

Dessy Sagita, Pekanbaru, Riau – The number of blazes in Indonesia's rainforests has jumped sharply, satellite data showed Thursday, spreading smog across Southeast Asia and adding to c

September 11, 2019

News ›› Indonesia ›› Environment & Natural Disasters
Deutsche Presse Agentur - September 11, 2019

Jakarta – Haze that has blanketed parts of Malaysia and forced the closure of schools came from forest fires in that country, and not from Indonesia, the government in Jakarta said on

News ›› Indonesia ›› Environment & Natural Disasters
CNN - September 11, 2019

Jessie Yeung – Malaysian authorities distributed half a million face masks to residents on Tuesday after large-scale forest fires in Indonesia spread smoke and thick smog to neighborin

News ›› Indonesia ›› Environment & Natural Disasters
Associated Press - September 11, 2019

Byniniek Karmini, Jakarta – Authorities shut most schools in parts of Indonesia's Sumatra island to protect children from a thick, noxious haze as deliberately set fires burned through

News ›› Indonesia ›› Environment & Natural Disasters
Agence France Presse - September 11, 2019

Malaysia has stepped up pressure on neighbouring Indonesia to tackle huge blazes tearing through its rainforests and smothering Southeast Asia in smog, as fires typically started to cl

News ›› Indonesia ›› Environment & Natural Disasters
Reuters - September 11, 2019

Jakarta – Thousands of Indonesians prayed for rain in haze-hit towns on the islands of Sumatra and Borneo on Wednesday, as forest fires raged at the height of the dry season, the state

September 10, 2019

News ›› Indonesia ›› Environment & Natural Disasters
Agence France Presse - September 10, 2019

Huge fires are raging across vast swathes of Indonesia's rainforests – some of the world's biggest – with toxic smog shutting hundreds of schools across Southeast Asia, officials said

September 9, 2019

News ›› Indonesia ›› Environment & Natural Disasters
Coconuts Bali - September 9, 2019

An official from Indonesia's Coordinating Ministry of Maritime Affairs apologized for the environmental damage caused by the reclamation of Benoa Bay and confirmed in a meeting with Ba

News ›› Indonesia ›› Environment & Natural Disasters
Bloomberg - September 9, 2019

Singapore – Air quality in Singapore and parts of Malaysia may worsen in the coming days with Indonesian authorities warning of more forest fires in the region already in the grip of a

September 8, 2019

News ›› Indonesia ›› Environment & Natural Disasters
Jakarta Post - September 8, 2019

Apriadi Gunawan, Medan – The North Sumatra administration has expressed its commitment to continuing efforts to decrease greenhouse gas emissions as it prepares to attend the Conferenc

News ›› Indonesia ›› Environment & Natural Disasters
Channel News Asia - September 8, 2019

Nivell Rayda, Palu, Sulawesi – Like other residents who call Palu home, Tri Sasongko thought he had grown accustomed to the earthquakes which regularly hit the small Indonesian city of

September 6, 2019

News ›› Indonesia ›› Environment & Natural Disasters
Jakarta Post - September 6, 2019

Jakarta – Residents living around the Jambe River in Tambun Selatan district, Bekasi regency, West Java, have been forced to carry out their day-to-day activities for the last three mo

News ›› Indonesia ›› Environment & Natural Disasters
Channel News Asia - September 6, 2019

Kuching, Sarawak – Putrajaya will send a diplomatic note to Jakarta to request it takes immediate action to put out forest fires in Indonesia, as air quality deteriorated in parts of S

September 4, 2019

News ›› Indonesia ›› Environment & Natural Disasters
Agence France Presse - September 4, 2019

Indonesia has sent hundreds of garbage-filled shipping containers back to their countries of origin, according to the customs agency, as the Southeast Asian nation pushes back against