Indonesia: Archaeologists find world's oldest animal cave painting

The life-sized picture of a wild pig found in a remote cave is thought to be 45,000 years old.

bbcnews
Jan. 14, 2021 ~2 min

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The Indonesian meteorite which didn't sell for $1.8m

You saw the headlines of a $1.8m meteorite? Here's the real story and it's just as fascinating.

bbcnews
Nov. 22, 2020 ~7 min

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The burning scar: Inside the destruction of Asia’s last rainforests

Exclusive: A forensic investigation finds evidence of deliberate burning in Papua's palm oil plantations.

bbcnews
Nov. 12, 2020 ~16 min

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Why COVID-era campaigns against wildmeat consumption aren’t working

Indigenous people in rural Borneo associate the coronavirus with modern life, not their traditional hunting.

Liana Chua, Reader in Anthropology, Brunel University London • conversation
Nov. 6, 2020 ~7 min

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How affordable health care can fight climate change

Affordable health care could be a key tool in the fight against climate change, research from Indonesia finds.

Harrison Tasoff-UC Santa Barbara • futurity
Oct. 28, 2020 ~9 min

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Viral photo sparks concerns about Indonesia's 'Jurassic Park'

The viral image has raised questions about the conservation impact on the animal native to Indonesia.

bbcnews
Oct. 27, 2020 ~4 min

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Krakatoa is still active, and we are not ready for the tsunamis another eruption would generate

Indonesia has a warning system for tsunamis generated by earthquakes – but not volcanoes.

Ravindra Jayaratne, Reader in Coastal Engineering, University of East London • conversation
Oct. 9, 2020 ~6 min

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Tsunami risk identified near future Indonesian capital

Scientists map ancient underwater landslides in the region chosen for Jakarta's replacement.

By Jonathan Amos • bbcnews
April 22, 2020 ~6 min

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The battle against disinformation is global

A scholar who has reviewed the efforts of nations around the world to protect their citizens from foreign interference says there is no magic solution, but there's plenty to learn and do.

Scott Shackelford, Associate Professor of Business Law and Ethics; Director, Ostrom Workshop Program on Cybersecurity and Internet Governance; Cybersecurity Program Chair, IU-Bloomington, Indiana University • conversation
March 20, 2020 ~10 min

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Ancient tsunami may have struck Falkland Islands

Evidence of past underwater landslides suggests giant waves probably hit the British territory.

By Jonathan Amos • bbcnews
March 16, 2020 ~5 min

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