Accident

Riau fire spreads haze to nearby areas

October 1, 2018 tanyakannews 0

  Some 270 hectares of land in Indragiri Hilir regency, Riau province, were burned on Sunday, spreading haze to its surrounding areas, according to Indragiri Hilir Police chief Adj. Sr. Comr. Christian Rony Putra. The […]

Economy

Preventing peatland fires in Indonesia

June 23, 2018 tanyakannews 0

  Three years have elapsed since massive forest and peat fires ravaged Indonesia scorching 2.6 million hectares across the archipelago. The 2015 blazes produced such vast quantities of toxic haze that they blanketed neighboring countries […]

Environment

Indonesia praised for efforts on peatlands

March 25, 2018 tanyakannews 0

  Indonesia’s efforts in restoring peatland destroyed by fire can serve as an example to other countries facing similar issues, United Nations environment chief Erik Solheim has said. “The destruction of peatlands around the world […]