- Vast forest fires in Indonesia spawn ecological disaster Updated: Nov-16-15 10:35 pm
KAMPAR, Indonesia - For farmer Achmad Rusli, it was a season of smoke: Ten weeks without sunlight for his oranges, guavas and durians, thanks to deliberately set forest fires that burned a chunk of Indonesia the size of New Jersey.
- Indonesia uses trained elephants to control forest fires Updated: Nov-11-15 7:13 am
SIAK, Indonesia - Forest fires difficult to control? Call in the pachyderm patrol.
- US-born Sumatran rhino formally handed over to Indonesia Updated: Nov-05-15 9:29 am
WAY KAMBAS, Indonesia - A U.S.-born Sumatran rhino ate leaves and wallowed in mud at an Indonesian sanctuary Thursday as the U.S. formally handed over the animal in hopes he will have offspring and help save his critically endangered species from extinction.
- Strong earthquake hits eastern Indonesia; no tsunami threat Updated: Nov-04-15 1:14 am
JAKARTA, Indonesia - A strong earthquake struck off eastern Indonesia on Wednesday, causing people to flee their homes in panic, but there were no immediate reports of injuries or damage, and authorities said there was no threat of a tsunami.