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Indonesia deports 239 Vietnamese fishermen

Thursday, 05 Oct 2017 02:30 WIB

JAKARTA -- The Indonesian government on Wednesday deported 239 Vietnamese fishermen who were arrested in a series of operations aimed at combating illegal fishing in the Indonesian waters. "We have agreed to deport Vietnamese...

Govt to sink foreign vessels to safeguard Indonesia's sovereignty

Friday, 18 Aug 2017 22:32 WIB

BANDUNG -- Sinking foreign fishing vessels trespassing and poaching in Indonesian waters aims to safeguard Indonesia's sovereignty. "Natural marine resources should be maintained and utilized by us independently. We should be an...

TNI fires warning shots at Vietnamese fishing boat last week

Tuesday, 25 Jul 2017 20:31 WIB

JAKARTA -- Indonesia's Navy Chief of Staff Admiral Ade Supandi reiterated that the navy had fired warning shots at Vietnamese fishing boats intercepted in the North Natuna Sea last week. "They were warning shots...

Ministry to deploy inspection vessel to halt destructive fishing

Monday, 17 Jul 2017 23:00 WIB

KUPANG -- The Maritime and Fishery Ministry will deploy an inspection vessel Orca 04 to halt destructive fishing in the East Nusa Tenggara province border, Ganef Wurgiyanto, provincial fishery bureau (DKP) chairman, stated...

Marine police detain five foreign vessels for poaching

Thursday, 13 Jul 2017 12:30 WIB

BATAM -- Indonesia's Marine Police have detained five Vietnamese-flagged vessels for illegal fishing in Natuna waters, a spokesman of Riau Island police stated. "The five vessels with Vietnamese flag that were detained on...

Minister Susi warns of new style of colonialism

Wednesday, 17 Aug 2016 14:01 WIB

JAKARTA -- Maritime Affairs and Fisheries Minister Susi Pudjiastuti has warned of a new style of colonialism that could take away Indonesia's freedom. "If we are not prudent in maintaining our freedom, it is...

29 boats seized for poaching fish in July

Monday, 01 Aug 2016 23:17 WIB

JAKARTA -- Twenty-nine boats have been caught for fishing illegally in the Indonesian waters during the month of July, 2016, minister of fisheries and marine resources, Susi Pudjiastuti. said here on Monday."During the...

Elephant poaching in Africa down

Friday, 29 Jul 2016 00:09 WIB

OSLO -- The illegal killing of African elephants for their ivory seems to have fallen from record peaks but poaching of the animal is still far too high, an international report said on...

Activist: Online media used to spread wildlife poaching

Friday, 09 Jan 2015 07:15 WIB

MALANG -- Wildlife poaching in Indonesia in 2014 is spreading through online media, according to the environmental nongovernmental organization PROFAUNA (Protection of Forest and Fauna)."Currently, wildlife poachers are using online social media, and...

Hawksbill sea turtle prone to extinction

Wednesday, 18 Jul 2012 05:12 WIB

 BERAU - Hawksbill sea turtle species in Derawan Island in Berau, East Kalimantan, is prone to extinction. There are only three turtles spawning in Sangalaki Island, an island in Derawan archipelago. "A main cause of...

Poaching threatens Sumatran tiger

Monday, 16 Jul 2012 21:00 WIB

 JAMBI - Poaching or illegal hunting still poses as a main threat for Sumatran Tiger (Panthera Tigris Sumatrae), according to the researcher of HarimauKita Forum, Darmawan Kusmanto. "Poaching still occurs almost in all habitats...