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

Tags: earth-science geology earthquakes indonesia oceans tsunamis falkland-islands

'After the coral ban, I lost everything'

Thousands of Indonesian coral farms had to close after an export ban, but a policy U-turn offers hope.

By Ingrid Gercama and Nathalie Bertrams • bbcnews
Feb. 27, 2020 ~8 min

Tags: singapore indonesia coral-reefs

Homo erectus: Ancient humans survived longer than we thought

An ancient ancestor of modern humans survived into relatively recent times in South-East Asia.

By Paul Rincon • bbcnews
Dec. 18, 2019 ~7 min

Tags: geology human-evolution fossils indonesia

Sulawesi art: Animal painting found in cave is 44,000 years old

Experts say the art, found in an Indonesian cave, could be the world's oldest recorded story.

BBC Science News • bbcnews
Dec. 12, 2019 ~3 min

Tags: archaeology art australia indonesia

Four tiger foetuses found in Indonesian 'poacher' arrests

Sumatran tigers are critically endangered - with fewer than 400 believed to be left in the wild.

BBC Science News • bbcnews
Dec. 9, 2019 ~2 min

Tags: indonesia wildlife tigers poaching world-wildlife-fund-for-nature-wwf

Western plastics 'poisoning Indonesian food chain'

Chicken eggs were found to contain 70 times the level allowed under European safety standards.

By Louis Lee Ray, Resty Woro Yuniar and Sri Kusmiati • bbcnews
Nov. 14, 2019 ~6 min

Tags:  indonesia  plastic  plastic-pollution  waste-management

Bird populations 'in global crisis'

Bird populations in the US and Asia are "in crisis", according to two major studies.

By Victoria Gill • bbcnews
Sept. 19, 2019 ~5 min

Tags: environment conservation birds indonesia united-states

Indonesia haze: Why do forests keep burning?

A smoky haze has blanketed the region, an annual phenomenon that affects millions of people.

BBC Science News • bbcnews
Sept. 16, 2019 ~7 min

Tags: environment pollution singapore indonesia malaysia

Smuggled orangutan seized at Bali airport

A Russian is arrested on suspicion of trying to take it back home to keep as a pet.

BBC Science News • bbcnews
March 23, 2019 ~1 min

Tags: indonesia orangutans

Treasure trove of new insects discovered on island

Meet Yoda, one of 103 new insect species discovered in remote forests on the island of Sulawesi.

By Helen Briggs • bbcnews
March 7, 2019 ~3 min

Tags: insects indonesia

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