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Stone Age people in South Africa unharmed by supervolcano erup...

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - A supervolcano eruption about 74,000 years ago on Indonesia's island of Sumatra caused a large-scale environmental calamity that may have decimated Stone Age human populations in parts of the world. But some populations, it seems, ... Reuters, 1 week ago
Indonesia volcano erupts Prokerala, 1 month ago

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More isnt always better Sumatran tigers cant seem to catch a break. A new study containing good news about the population of this endangered cat also carried a disclaimer that there was probably no cause for optimism. The study, published in Nature ...
 Deccan Herald2 months ago

Endangered Sumatran tiger killed by villagers who thought it was a shape-shifting creature

The carcass of a Sumatran tiger hung from a ceiling as villagers gather underneath at Hatupangan village in North Sumatra. Image: AFP Medan : A Sumatran tiger hangs, dead and disemboweled, from a ceiling in a public hall in a remote village in northern ...
 Sify2 weeks ago Endangered Sumatran tiger disemboweled, hung up in Indonesia  Business Standard2 weeks ago

Indonesian woman mauled to death by crocodile

A 66-year-old woman was mauled to death by a huge crocodile on the Indonesian island of Sumatra, police said Saturday. Representational image JAKARTA: A 66-year-old woman was mauled to death by a huge crocodile on the Indonesian island of Sumatra, police said ...
 Zee News3 weeks ago

13 die in boat accident in Indonesia, second in a week

At least 13 people died after a passenger boat capsized off the Indonesian island of Sumatra, two days after another ferry accident in the archipelago killed at least nine, police said on Friday.
 DNA2 months ago 13 dead in Indonesia's second fatal boat accident in a week  Business Standard2 months ago

Pregnant elephant 'poisoned' in Indonesian palm plantation

A pregnant elephant has been found dead in a palm oil plantation on Indonesia's Sumatra island, in what authorities suspect was a deliberate poisoning, an official said today.The animal's body was found near the remote Seuneubok Bayu village in Aceh on ...
 Business Standard2 months ago

Northern white rhinos to Lakshadweep: 10 things to see before they disappear forever

These natural wonders are all under threat. After months of suffering, the world's last male northern white rhino was put to sleep earlier this week, after age-related complications. His death is a reminder of the natural beauty the world is losing at a rapid pace. Today, we take a look at 10 of the many natural wonders to experience before they disappear forever.   1: The Northern White Rhino in Kenya Najin (left) and her daughter Patu, the last two northern white rhino ...
 Rediff.com1 day ago

Travelogue: A mystic journey

Legends, tales and history can leave an unforgettable vivid imprint on your mind as you walk through the small clearings amid the forests of Rajgir or Rajagriha – the house of the royals. It’s an ancient capital of the most powerful empire Magadha until ...
 The Financial Chronicle3 days ago

Now you can take a vegan vacation

Food is one of the biggest incentives for travellers to start a vegan tour.   Photograph: @padmalakshmi/Instagram Sometimes, vegetarians and vegans can struggle to find decent food while staying in a hotel that also has non-vegetarian food items. Fret not! Many tour operators are there to help you, especially if you are a vegan. Travel firm VegVoyages was launched in 2004, offering three trips in one country. The firm, which specialises in vegan adventure tours in Asia, now ...
 Rediff.com3 weeks ago

Rash of forest fires breaks out in Indonesia

Indonesia was battling a rash of forest fires today as it raised an alert over the blazes which occur every year and emit choking smog that can envelop neighbouring Singapore and Malaysia.Fires have broken out in four provinces -- South Sumatra, Riau, West ...
 Business Standard4 weeks ago
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