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Indonesia Tsunami: Death Toll Rises to Nearly 1,350
Offbeat  (tags: earthquake and tsunami, death toll, Indonesia )

Linda
- 264 days ago - bbc.co.uk
The number of people known to have died in Indonesia in Friday's earthquake and tsunami has risen to 1,347, disaster response officials say.
Sulawesi Tsunami Devastates Coast in Indonesia - in Pictures
Offbeat  (tags: environment, earthquake, tsunami, destruction, Indonesia, pictures, photos )

Cher
- 266 days ago - theguardian.com
A powerful 7.5 magnitude earthquake has struck off the coast of Sulawesi, in Indonesia, creating a 1.5-metre tsunami that has laid waste to the regional capital of Palu
What Will Happen If the Sumatran Tiger Disappears?
Offbeat  (tags: tigers, Indonesia, Sumatran, wildlife, protection, environment )

Cher
- 474 days ago - jakartaglobe.id
Indonesia's tiger population is considered to be on the brink of extinction, with only a few hundred specimens remaining in the wild.
How a Father Who Died 12 Years Ago Still Lives With the Family
Offbeat  (tags: Living with the Dead, Corpse, Tana Toraja, Sulawesi, Indonesia )


- 741 days ago - bbc.co.uk
In the Tana Toraja region of Sulawesi, Indonesia, the dead share the space with the living. Mamak Lisa is a Torajan, and explains to presenter Sahar Zand that her father's corpse is still kept in the house, to give the family time to grieve
This "Walking" Fish Has Scientists Stumped - National Geographic   video
Offbeat  (tags: unusual, National Geographic, Bali, Indonesia, Walking Fish, mystery, ichthyologists, genus Minous, pectoral fins, "feet", striped stingfish, white goblin, an undescribed species )

Evelyn
- 746 days ago - youtu.be
Video captured off the coast of Bali, Indonesia, shows a "walking" fish scampering on the seafloor. Fish experts (ichthyologists) agree that it's a member of the genus Minous, more commonly known as stingfish. But what they don't agree on is its species
'Oldest Human' Dies in Indonesia 'Aged 146' - VIDEO
Offbeat  (tags: oldest human, java, indonesia, humans, news, world )

Lone
- 780 days ago - bbc.com
When asked about the secret of his longevity, Mbah Ghoto told the BBC last year that patience was key and that he had "a long life because I have people that love me looking after me".
Caring Crocodile Gives a Snake a Lift Through the Indonesian Jungle
Offbeat  (tags: Gator, snake, Indonesia, jungle, ride, friends )

Scooby
- 1078 days ago - dailymail.co.uk
This brave snake scaled new heights of bravery when it hitched a lift from a crocodile.
Helping the Village Where One in Four Are Disabled
Offbeat  (tags: mountain village, physical and learning disabilities, Indonesia )


- 1251 days ago - bbc.co.uk
In a remote mountain village in Indonesia, one in four people have physical and learning disabilities - an unusually high number. For many years they couldn't get the care they needed, but one man has transformed their lives.
Harapan the Sumatran Rhino Starts 50-Hour Journey to Indonesia With a Zookeeper, Veterinarian and Six Cases of Food
Offbeat  (tags: Harapan, rhino, Sumatran, Indonesia, Ohio, endangered )

Scooby
- 1332 days ago - dailymail.co.uk
The last Sumatran rhino in the Western Hemisphere began a journey Friday from Ohio to its ancestral southeast Asian homeland on a mission to help preserve the critically endangered species.
Orangutans Evacuated From Indonesian Forest Fires
Offbeat  (tags: Fires, orangutans, evacuated, Indonesia )

Scooby
- 1352 days ago - telegraph.co.uk
Since September forest fires has swpet across Indonesia, now conservation efforts are being made to save the orangutans currently under threat from the fires
TAKE ACTION: TWO AT RISK OF EXECUTION IN INDONESIA
Offbeat  (tags: Human Rights, death penalty, indonesia )

Dogan
- 1496 days ago - amnesty.org.au
Immediately halt plans to carry out any executions and commute Mary Jane VelosoâEUR(TM)s and Serge AtlaouiâEUR(TM)s death sentences Respect the international safeguards that clearly state that no execution may be carried out while appeals are pending
Why Does Indonesia Demand That Female Military Recruits Are Virgins?
Offbeat  (tags: military, recruits, women, virginity tests, Indonesia )


- 1499 days ago - bbc.co.uk
Human rights activists want Indonesia to stop so-called virginity tests being used in the recruitment of female military recruits.
Tiger Rehab: Preparing Animals for the Wild
Offbeat  (tags: animals, tigers, rescued, rehabilitated, Indonesia )

Cher
- 1570 days ago - channelnewsasia.com
Vets at a rescue centre in Indonesia help tigers who have lost their natural habitat to return to the wild and away from humans.
Sumatran Tiger Population Grows in Indonesian Conservation Area
Offbeat  (tags: animals, tigers, population growth, wildlife, Indonesia )

Cher
- 1571 days ago - channelnewsasia.com
New Sumatran tigers have been spotted in a conservation area in Indonesia, despite the animal being considered an endangered subspecies.
AirAsia Flight QZ8501 From Indonesia to Singapore Missing
Offbeat  (tags: AirAsia, flight QZ8501, Indonesia, Singapore )


- 1639 days ago - bbc.co.uk
An AirAsia airliner flying from Indonesia to Singapore with 162 people on board has lost contact with air traffic control. Flight QZ8501, an Airbus plane, went missing at 07:24 (23:24 GMT), Malaysia-based AirAsia tweeted.
 

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