Minister of Environment and Forestry Siti Nurbaya ended her ministry’s partnership with WWF Indonesia, impacting conservation work in 30 areas. Besides an unclear reason behind the decision, conflict among environmental activists seem to color the termination.
KUNTORO Mangkusubroto walked slowly but with confidence into the Emerald 3 hall at the Fairmont Hotel in Jakarta, on Tuesday, January 28. He wore a black T-shirt with a panda logo and the text “The Planet Needs You” on its chest.
Panda is an animal endemic to China as well as the logo for the World Wide Fund for Nature (WWF)—world’s largest conservation organization founded in 1961.
Behind WWF Indonesia advisory board c...