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Sumatran rhinoceros have been endangered for centuries: Research

Sumatran rhinoceros have been endangered for centuries: Research

Sumatran rhinoceros have ‘critically endangered’ status but a new research suggests that the species has been endangered for nearly 10,000 years. Sumatran rhinoceros are less than 100 across the world at the moment. The study led by genetics professor Herman Mays Jr. at Marshall University suggests that change in living conditions during Ice Age badly impacted population of Sumatran rhinoceros and it hasn’t been able to recover from that major shock.

Study: Hobbit Species vanished Thousands of Years Earlier Than Previously Believed

Study: Hobbit Species vanished Thousands of Years Earlier Than Previously Believed

Extinct species Homo floresiensis discovered in Indonesia more than a decade ago vanished much earlier than previously estimated, suggests a new study. The study also stated that modern humans could be behind the extinction of this mysterious and diminutive species.

Indonesia witnesses total solar eclipse after 28 years

Indonesia witnesses total solar eclipse after 28 years

Wednesday was a normal day for most people around the globe, but Indonesians were cheering and praying as they were witnessing a total solar eclipse after 28 years. Last time a total eclipse occurred over Indonesia was in 1988. The rare astronomical phenomenon darkened swath of Asia and people were gazing at the sky in wonder.

Synthetic Fibers and Plastic Debris found in fish Guts

Synthetic Fibers and Plastic Debris found in fish Guts

A study has warned that man-made garbage is harming fish and other sea creatures. Earlier, researchers collected some samples of fish from markets in California and Indonesia. They found that approximately 25% samples fish had plastic and other debris in their guts.

The study by University of California and Hasanuddin University in Indonesia is the first to directly link the plastic and diet that fish eat.

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Ash Spewing out from Mount Raung Volcano leads to Bali’s Ngurah Rai International Airport Closure

Ash Spewing out from Mount Raung Volcano leads to Bali’s Ngurah Rai International Airport Closure

Due to the spread of the volcanic ash coming from Mount Raung in East Java, all flights going to and coming from Ngurah Rai International Airport in Denpasar were canceled Today, August 6. The Indonesian Department of Transport said that the airport is closed today from 12pm to 6pm.

Volcanic ash from the Mount Raung volcano has led to the closure of Ngurah Rai International Airport in Denpasar. The Indonesian Department of Transport said that the airport is closed today, August 6, from 12pm to 6pm.

Indonesian Handprints are nearly 40,000 Years Old

Indonesian Handprints are nearly 40,000 Years Old

Scientists through a new study claim that ancient cave drawings in Indonesia are as old as famous prehistoric art in Europe. Researchers on Wednesday said that the new study has showed that Europe was not the birthplace of art.

These Indonesian handprints are presently the oldest hand stencil known to science, said the study published in the journal Nature on Wednesday.

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