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 | Dec. 18, 2019 | bbcnews
~7 mins   

Tags: geology indonesia human-evolution fossils

Anak Krakatau: Giant blocks of rock litter ocean floor

Landslide debris from the collapsed Anak Krakatau volcano is imaged on the seabed for the first time.

By Jonathan Amos | Dec. 15, 2019 | bbcnews
~6 mins   

Tags: indonesia-tsunamis

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 | Dec. 12, 2019 | bbcnews
~3 mins   

Tags: archaeology art indonesia australia

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 | Dec. 9, 2019 | bbcnews
~2 mins   

Tags: wildlife poaching indonesia tigers 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 | Nov. 14, 2019 | bbcnews
~6 mins   

Tags: indonesia waste-management plastic-pollution plastic

Anak Krakatau volcano collapse: 'Warning signs were there'

Taking all the available data, it was clear something was amiss with the tsunami-generating volcano.

By Jonathan Amos | Oct. 2, 2019 | bbcnews
~3 mins   

Tags: indonesia-tsunamis

Bird populations 'in global crisis'

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

By Victoria Gill | Sept. 19, 2019 | bbcnews
~5 mins   

Tags: environment indonesia united-states conservation birds

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 | Sept. 16, 2019 | bbcnews
~7 mins   

Tags: environment singapore indonesia pollution malaysia

Anak Krakatau: Volcano's tsunami trigger was 'relatively small'

The tsunami hazard from volcanoes that collapse into the sea may have been underestimated as a result.

By Jonathan Amos | Sept. 3, 2019 | bbcnews
~5 mins   

Tags: indonesia-tsunamis

Anak Krakatau: Collapsed volcano's tsunami simulated

A new model illustrates how Anak Krakatau's deadly tsunami spread across the Sunda Strait.

By Jonathan Amos | April 10, 2019 | bbcnews
~4 mins   

Tags: indonesia-tsunamis

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