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.

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.

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.

Nov. 12, 2020 ~16 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.

Oct. 27, 2020 ~4 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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'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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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