Gonggong atau Canarium Laevistrombu

Gonggong atau nama latinnya Canarium Laevistrombus.

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:Strombus_canarium.shelll004.jpgUmumnya dikenal sebagai dog conch atau Keong anjing (hiii…) dan disebut juga dengan nama lain Canarium Strombus, ia adalah spesies siput laut yang dapat dimakan, sebuah moluska gastropoda laut dalam keluarga Strombidae. Continue reading “Gonggong atau Canarium Laevistrombu”

Siswa Batam Ikut Jambore Amerika

Siswa Batam Ikut Jambore Amerika
Minggu, 15 Agustus 2010 10:11

BATAM (BP) – Sekitar 500-an siswa-siswi se-Batam mengikuti upacara Hari Ulang Tahun (HUT) ke-64 Pramuka di Sport Hall Temenggung Abdul Jamal, Mukakuning, Sabtu (14/8).

Salah satu hal yang membanggakan, satu siswa Batam, Abdul Gafar mengikuti jambore Amerika bersama tujuh siswa Indonesia lainnya. Siswa SMPN 6 Batam ini mengikuti Jambore selama 10 hari dan baru kembali ke Batam, Rabu (11/8) lalu.

“Jambore tersebut digelar pihak Amerika dan mengundang 28 negara lainnya, salah satunya Indonesia,” kata Ketua Kwarcab Pramuka Batam, Ria Saptarika, kemarin. Continue reading “Siswa Batam Ikut Jambore Amerika”

Govt to give names to 1014 isles in Riau Island Province

02/16/07 00:24

Batam (ANTARA News) – The governemnt has named 1014 out of 1050 isles in the province of Riau Islands in Sumatra that still had no names.

“The names would make them easy to detect and prevent them from being illegally sold,” the province`s second assistant for administrative affairs, Muhkhtaruddin, said here on Thursday.

He said before giving a name to each of the isles, a team of the ministry of home affairs and the provincial administration had recorded their location as well as size.

He said the isles were named after local trees, animals or given names already familiar to the local population.

He said the provincial administration would popularize the names among the people in the region immediately in the hope that they would become more aware of the existence of the isles and would not sell them.

Batam deputy mayor Ria Saptarika said the people would not so easily sell the isles if they were aware of their existence and cared for them.
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