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Undersea anchors of ice that help prevent Antarctica's land ice from slipping into the ocean are shrinking at more than twice the rate compared with 50 years ago, research shows. More than a third of these frozen...
An international team of scientists from China, the U.S. and Europe has studied new fossils of the marine reptile Dinocephalosaurus orientalis. This research has made it possible to fully describe the bizarre, very impressive animal for...

Indonesia’s Marapi volcano erupts, killing 11 climbers; 12 missing

Eleven climbers were found dead in Indonesia on Monday and 12 were missing after the Marapi volcano erupted in West Sumatra, a rescue official...

A strong earthquake shakes eastern Indonesia

A strong, deep undersea earthquake shook the eastern side of Indonesia on Wednesday with no immediate reports of casualties or damages in the area. The...

A series of powerful earthquakes shakes eastern Indonesia

A series of powerful and shallow earthquakes shook a sparsely populated island chain in eastern Indonesia on Wednesday. There were no immediate reports of...

Video/ Earthquake of magnitude 7.0 strikes Bali Sea, Indonesia

A strong earthquake of 7.0 magnitude struck deep in the sea north of Bali and Lombok islands in Indonesia early on Tuesday, the European-Mediterranean...

Indonesia’s Merapi volcano erupts, spewing ‘avalanche’ of lava

Indonesia's Mount Merapi, one of the world's most active volcanoes, erupted on Tuesday, spewing lava more than two kilometers from the crater. Dramatic images of lava pouring...

Indonesia’s Anak Krakatoa volcano erupts, belches huge ash tower

The offspring of Indonesia's infamous Krakatoa volcano erupted several times on Tuesday, sending a huge volcanic ash tower some 2,500 meters (8,200 feet) into...

Earthquake of magnitude 6.2 hits Indonesia

An earthquake of magnitude 6.2 on the Richter scale occurred North of Halmahera, Indonesia on Friday, the National Center for Seismology (NCS) said. According to...

Sea level rise may threaten Indonesia’s status as an archipelagic country

The recent UN Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) report found global sea levels have been rising at an accelerated rate. As an archipelagic...

Quake shakes east Indonesia, south Philippines; no tsunami

A magnitude 7.0 earthquake shook eastern Indonesia and southern Philippines on Wednesday, with no damage immediately reported and no tsunami warning issued. Some residents tried...

Strong earthquake shakes western Indonesia, no tsunami alert

A strong undersea earthquake shook western Indonesia Monday morning. But there were no immediate reports of serious damage or casualties. The magnitude 6.0 earthquake was...

New Indonesia capital imperils ancient Eden with ‘ecological disaster’

The twisting road that leads to Indonesia's future capital is lined with dense rainforest and pockets of plantations, punctuated every so often with monkeys...

Deep, 5.8 magnitude quake shakes Indonesia’s capital

A strong and deep earthquake shook Indonesia's capital and other parts of the main island Java on Thursday but there were no immediate reports...

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