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Two Critically Endangered Javan Rhino Babies Spotted in Indonesia

Conservationists in Indonesia are celebrating the birth of two Javan rhinos—a species listed as critically endangered and one of the rarest large mammals on Earth.Read more...
Tags: Science, Indonesia, Animals, Rhinos, Javan, Javan Rhinos


Coronavirus live news: Czech health minister quits as cases rise; Germany to set up 'fever walk-in clinics'

Czech Republic had previously been hailed for its success; German plan comes at start of cold season; more than one in five Covid-19 deaths globally is in USTrump health official says ‘biology independent of politics’ as US nears 200,000 deaths‘Quite a year’: couples on being separated by the Covid pandemicUK coronavirus live: latest updatesSee all our coronavirus coverage 11.02am BST Ireland plans to farm out some coronavirus testing to a German laboratory because its own system is struggli...
Tags: Science, Indonesia, Germany, Southeast Asia, US, UK News, World news, Australia news, US news, Czech Republic, Ireland, Infectious Diseases, Dublin, Rory Carroll, USTrump, Coronavirus outbreak


Coronavirus live news: UK facing perfect storm, scientist warns; Indonesia reports biggest rise in cases

Number of cases worldwide passes 30 million; Victoria announces 21 new Covid-19 cases and seven more deaths; UK faces possible second national lockdown. Follow all the developmentsMutant virus: should we be worried that Sars-CoV-2 is changing ?UK entering second wave of virus, Johnson warns‘Shocking’: Trump under fire from ex-adviser for Covid failures 11.11am BST Iran’s coronavirus death toll has risen by 166 to 24,118, a health ministry spokeswoman told state TV on Saturday, Reuters repor...
Tags: UK, England, Science, Indonesia, World news, Iran, Britain, Infectious Diseases, Middle East, Victoria, Johnson, Neil Ferguson, Coronavirus outbreak, COVID, Scientific Advisory Group for Emergencies SAGE, Sima Sadat Lari


Anti-Maskers Forced to Dig Graves For Covid-19 Victims In Indonesia

At least eight people who have refused to wear masks during the coronavirus pandemic have been forced to dig graves for people who died from covid-19 in the province of East Java, Indonesia, according to a report from the Jakarta Post. Read more...
Tags: Hong Kong, Science, Crime, Indonesia, Nevada, Donald Trump, Punishment, Bob Woodward, Jakarta Post, President Trump, Coronavirus, Covid 19, Cerme, Gravediggers


Coronavirus live news: European outbreaks worsen; Australia sees anti-lockdown protests

Cases hit daily record in Czech Republic; Austria ‘experiencing start of second wave’; 74 people at an anti-lockdown protest in MelbourneOxford University resumes Covid-19 vaccine trialsTrump ally who tried to change Covid reports was ‘fighting deep state’Australian diplomats sent to Heathrow to help stranded citizens 11.01am BST India has reported 94,372 new cases of the novel coronavirus on Sunday, taking total cases past 4.7 million.The daily increase was down on the record global spike i...
Tags: Asia, Science, Indonesia, Australia, India, UK News, Australia news, US news, Czech Republic, Austria, Heathrow, Brazil, Coronavirus outbreak, COVID, MelbourneOxford University


Coronavirus live news: school closures could hit economy 'for rest of century'; Tour de France director tests positive

Disadvantaged pupils likely to be ‘shut out’ of opportunities, says OECD; all 166 Tour de France riders cleared to continue racingUS: death rate among African Americans and Latinos rising sharplyTokyo Olympics must be held at ‘any cost’, says Japanese ministerWorld No 1 Ash Barty to skip French Open over Covid concernsUK coronavirus updates – live 12.05pm BST Malaysian authorities on Tuesday reminded the public to avoid physical contact, including fist bumps as a form of greeting, as the num...
Tags: Science, Indonesia, France, UK News, World news, Australia news, US news, Infectious Diseases, Philippines, Malaysia, OECD, Noor Hisham Abdullah, Ash Barty, Christian Prudhomme, Coronavirus outbreak


Coronavirus live news: Dutch minister fined for breaking rules; Australia extends state of emergency in Victoria

US rejects global vaccine effort; cases rise in India, Russia and Hungary; Australia enters recessionSchools reopen across Europe as cases growUS refuses to cooperate with WHO on vaccineScotland rules holidaymakers returning from Greece must isolateUK coronavirus updates – live 10.25am BST China’s aviation regulator said it will resume direct flights to Beijing from eight countries including Thailand, Cambodia, Greece, Denmark, Sweden and Canada from 3 September. In March, Chinese authoritie...
Tags: Europe, Science, Greece, Indonesia, Australia, China, US, UK News, Australia news, US news, Beijing, Hungary, Canada, Infectious Diseases, Brazil, Victoria


An Ancient Breed of Singing Dog Isn't Extinct in the Wild After All

A breed of wild dog known for its lyrical sounds may not be as extinct as we thought, according to a new paper out Monday. The study details genetic evidence suggesting that the New Guinea singing dog—thought to have only existed in captivity for the past 50 years—is still alive in the wilds of Indonesia. The authors…Read more...
Tags: Science, Dogs, Indonesia, Conservation, Singing, Extinction, New Guinea


Land use change leads to increased flooding in Indonesia

While high greenhouse gas emissions and biodiversity loss are often associated with rapid land-use change in Indonesia, impacts on local water cycles have been largely overlooked. Researchers from the University of Göttingen, IPB University in Bogor and BMKG in Jakarta now show that the expansion of monocultures, such as oil palm and rubber plantations, leads to more frequent and more severe flooding. The results have been published in the journal Ecology & Society.
Tags: Science, Indonesia, Jakarta, Bogor, BMKG, University of Göttingen IPB University


Dengue breakthrough after mosquitoes laced with natural bacteria

Infections in Indonesian city plummet after release of mosquitoes injected with Wolbachia bacteria Infecting mosquitoes with a naturally occurring bacteria dramatically reduces their ability to transmit dengue, according to a breakthrough study that could pave the way to eliminating the disease.Research conducted in Indonesia, where dengue is endemic, found that releasing mosquitoes infected with the bacteria Wolbachia into parts of Yogyakarta city reduced the number of dengue infections by 77% ...
Tags: Science, Indonesia, Australia news, Medical Research, Asia Pacific, Infectious Diseases, Global development, Yogyakarta


Coronavirus live news: global death toll exceeds 750,000 as world struggles with new rise in cases

Pandemic has killed three quarters of a million people; workplaces in France are top source of case clusters; Germany case jump shows ‘unsettling trend’; Iraq reports record daily Covid-19 casesNetherlands and Malta set to be added to England quarantine list Greece: UK passengers barred from flights over confusing formCovid-19 may have been circulating in New Zealand for weeksMobile crematorium in Bolivia as deaths surgeUK coronavirus live: latest news 4.05pm BST Indonesia’s capital, Jakarta...
Tags: UK, England, Science, Greece, Indonesia, France, Germany, Iraq, UK News, World news, Australia news, US news, Infectious Diseases, New Zealand, Bolivia, Malta


Coronavirus live news: France records biggest daily case rise since May; WHO surge team arrives in South Africa

France reports nearly 1,700 new infections in 24 hours; WHO team arrives in South Africa; Florida tops 500,000 casesWHO surge team arrives in South AfricaGlobal deaths pass 700,000Facebook removes Trump post for spreading false information on CovidFrance ‘could lose control of Covid-19 at any time’See all our coronavirus coverage 10.26am BST The Philippines has recorded another jump in coronavirus cases to overtake neighbouring Indonesia as the country with the highest number of confirmed CO...
Tags: Florida, Science, Indonesia, France, UK News, World news, Australia news, US news, South Africa, Infectious Diseases, Philippines, Paris, Who, Manila, Trump, Coronavirus outbreak


The week in wildlife – in pictures

The pick of the world’s best flora and fauna photos, including hillstar hummingbirds and one-horned rhinos Continue reading...
Tags: Europe, Science, Indonesia, Germany, Animals, India, Environment, UK News, World news, Thailand, Asia Pacific, South and Central Asia, Wildlife, Conservation, Bangladesh, Zoology


Coronavirus live news: Fauci predicts US will meet vaccine target; Beijing Winter Olympics under threat

If Tokyo Games don’t go ahead, Beijing 2022 also likely to be cancelled; Fauci says US could make end-of-year target; Bolsonaro tests positive againGlobal report: Bangladesh hospital owner accused of faking test resultsFamily fortunes of super rich increase during pandemicUK coronavirus updates - live 10.27am BST In France, Prime Minister Jean Castex has announced that masks will be compulsory in all indoor public spaces from next week. Somewhat related, but mainly because I am just admirati...
Tags: Science, Indonesia, France, US, UK News, World news, Australia news, US news, Medical Research, Beijing, Infectious Diseases, Microbiology, Bangladesh, Tokyo, National Assembly, Fauci


Coronavirus live news: India cases pass 800,000; masks may become mandatory in England shops

Australian state of Victoria reports 216 new cases; France exceeds 30,000 deaths; San Quentin prison in US has seven deaths and 1,500 positive tests 11.22am BST British tourists can expect “90% of normality” as flights and holidays restart for the UK’s biggest tour operator, but they would need to be prepared for some changes, and to follow local coronavirus rules, said Andrew Andrew Flintham, managing director of TUI UK and Northern Ireland.Starting this weekend, the company will run a limi...
Tags: UK, England, Science, Indonesia, France, India, US, World news, Infectious Diseases, Northern Ireland, Victoria, San Quentin, Reuters Deaths, Coronavirus outbreak, Achmad Yurianto, Andrew Andrew Flintham


Coronavirus live news: global infections pass 12m as outbreaks worsen in US and Australia

Infections worldwide pass 12m; Doctors warn of overcrowding in Victoria, Australia; Tokyo records record 220 cases in one day‘This lockdown seems different’: second time around, Melbourne is on edgeUK coronavirus live: latest updatesCoronavirus report: global cases pass 12m as US daily tally breaks world record 10.25am BST Indonesia has reported its biggest single-day rise in new coronavirus cases. The country’s case total has risen by 2,657 to 70,736. 10.08am BST African countries need...
Tags: Science, Indonesia, Australia, Africa, US, UK News, World news, Australia news, US news, Infectious Diseases, Tokyo, Melbourne, Victoria Australia, Coronavirus outbreak, John Nkengasong


Coronavirus live news: Sweden's cases pass 70,000; Tokyo confirms highest new case tally in two months

Sweden records 947 new cases in a day; Russia cases pass 660,000; Indonesia reports record daily infections rise; Middle East at ‘critical threshold’ says WHOCalifornia rolls back reopening of bars and restaurantsGlobal report: new US record increase as NZ health minister quitsRolling Stones and McCartney in bid to rescue music industryUK coronavirus updates - live 2.11pm BST The US trade deficit widened in May as the Covid-19 pandemic pushed exports to their lowest level since 2009, strengt...
Tags: Science, Sweden, Indonesia, Russia, US, European Union, US news, Middle East and North Africa, Infectious Diseases, Middle East, Tokyo, Mccartney, Nz, Commerce Department, Coronavirus outbreak


Coronavirus live news: Russia cases pass 660,000; Indonesia reports record daily infections rise

Worst-hit nation records another new daily record of infections; Middle East at ‘critical threshold’ says WHO; NZ health minister David Clark resignsCalifornia rolls back reopening of bars and restaurantsGlobal report: new US record increase as NZ health minister quitsOxford offers world best hope of vaccine this year, UK MPs toldRolling Stones and McCartney in bid to rescue music industryUK coronavirus updates - live 11.29am BST A strain of Covid-19 that has infected more than 300 people in...
Tags: Asia, UK, Science, Indonesia, Russia, US, US news, Beijing, Middle East and North Africa, Infectious Diseases, Harvard University, Middle East, Mccartney, Nz, David Clark, Lucy Campbell


Coronavirus live news: Australia puts 300,000 back into lockdown; US reports another record increase in cases

Fauci says new US coronavirus cases could hit 100,000 a day; schools in Thailand reopen; global cases near 10.5mGlobal report: US sees another record increase in coronavirus casesUS buys up world stock of key Covid-19 drug remdesivirAustralia locks down 300,000 in 36 Melbourne suburbsUK coronavirus updates – liveWorld map: which countries have the most cases and deaths? 8.26am BST Here’s an AFP report on an anticipated baby boom in Indonesia:With her husband left jobless by the pandemic, the...
Tags: Google, Science, Indonesia, Australia, US, UK News, World news, Australia news, US news, Medical Research, Thailand, Infectious Diseases, Microbiology, Melbourne, University College London, Afp


Coronavirus live news: US infections 'may be 10 times official toll'; France plans 1.3m tests to find 'hidden clusters'

More than 20m Americans could have contracted Covid-19, as Mike Pence to hold first taskforce briefing in weeks on Friday Swedes rapidly losing trust in Covid-19 strategy, poll findsEngland: major incident declared as people flock to south coastUK coronavirus updates – liveSee all our coronavirus coverage 10.10am BST The French health authorities will carry out 1.3 million coronavirus tests in the Ile-de-France (greater Paris) region in an experimental scheme aimed at establishing if there a...
Tags: Science, Indonesia, France, US, UK News, World news, Australia news, US news, Medical Research, Infectious Diseases, Paris, Microbiology, Mike Pence, Ile de France, Coronavirus outbreak, Olivier Veran


Coronavirus live news: Beijing outbreak under control, says health expert

Germany quarantines 7,000 people in local outbreak; record rise of infections in Indonesia; New Zealand reports another new case; Brazil nears 1m infectionsBeijing outbreak may have started a month earlier than thoughtBrazil cases near 1mNew Zealand confirms one new caseUK coronavirus updates - liveSee all our coronavirus coverage 3.31pm BST New York City will begin phase two of reopening on Monday, Mayor Bill de Blasio said on Thursday, citing continued improvements in coronavirus data. Off...
Tags: UK, Science, Indonesia, Germany, New York City, UK News, World news, Australia news, US news, Medical Research, Beijing, Infectious Diseases, Microbiology, New Zealand, Brazil, Bill De Blasio


Coronavirus live news: Germany quarantines 7,000 people after local outbreak

Beijing expert says outbreak under control; record rise of infections in Indonesia; New Zealand reports another new case; Brazil nears 1m infectionsBeijing outbreak may have started a month earlier than thoughBrazil cases near 1mNew Zealand confirms one new caseUK coronavirus updates - liveSee all our coronavirus coverage 12.25pm BST Five foreign nationals who took part in a protest in Nepal against the government’s pandemic response will be deported as soon as international flights resume, ...
Tags: Science, Indonesia, Germany, UK News, World news, Australia news, US news, Medical Research, Beijing, Egypt, Infectious Diseases, Nepal, Microbiology, New Zealand, Brazil, Coronavirus outbreak


Coronavirus live news: Beijing's new outbreak may have started earlier than thought, Kazakh leader has Covid-19

Record rise of infections in Indonesia; New Zealand reports another new case; Brazil nears 1m infections; US still in first wave of virus outbreak, says FauciBeijing outbreak may have started a month earlier than thoughBrazil cases near 1mNew Zealand confirms one new caseUK coronavirus updates - liveSee all our coronavirus coverage 11.29am BST In Germany, Martin Hikel, mayor in the southern Berlin district of Neukölln, has said authorities are trying to trace the origins of a worrying new sp...
Tags: Science, Indonesia, Germany, Berlin, US, UK News, World news, Australia news, US news, Medical Research, Beijing, Infectious Diseases, Microbiology, New Zealand, Brazil, Neukölln


To Stop Deforestation, Give People Money

Solutions to inequality are often portrayed as being at odds with environmental protection. It doesn’t have to be an either-or choice, though. A new study argues that an Indonesian program to help people out of poverty also saved trees. It shows that sometimes you just need to give people money.Read more...
Tags: Science, Indonesia, Trees, Poverty, Deforestation


Cash me outside: Transfers to the poor linked to eco-benefits

In a new study, researchers recently discovered that Indonesia's national anti-poverty program reduced deforestation by about 30%.
Tags: Science, Indonesia


Coronavirus live news: Brazil passes more than 800,000 cases and 40,000 deaths

Brazil reports 30,000 new cases in 24 hours; Sweden says keeping schools open did not lead to outbreaks; shortage of test kits ‘leading to spread in Africa’India reports surge in Covid-19 cases as lockdown easedCoronavirus cases fall in France despite easing of lockdownUS hits grim milestone of 2m Covid-19 casesHundreds of children among victims in Indonesia - reportsSee all our coronavirus coverage 11.18pm BST Saudi Arabia is to resume sports activities behind closed doors from June 21, acc...
Tags: Science, Sweden, Indonesia, France, Saudi Arabia, UK News, World news, Australia news, US news, Medical Research, Infectious Diseases, Microbiology, Brazil, Coronavirus outbreak


Coronavirus live news: leaving schools open 'did not cause outbreaks in Sweden'

Swedish education minister speaks out; asymptomatic carriers in Bahrain found to pose a risk; shortage of test kits ‘leading to virus spread in Africa’; India reports surge in Covid-19 cases as lockdown easedCoronavirus cases fall in France despite easing of lockdownUS hits grim milestone of 2m Covid-19 casesHundreds of children among victims in Indonesia - reportsSee all our coronavirus coverage 9.19pm BST 9.15pm BST Continue reading...
Tags: Science, Sweden, Indonesia, France, India, Africa, UK News, World news, Australia news, US news, Medical Research, Infectious Diseases, Microbiology, Bahrain, Coronavirus outbreak


Coronavirus live news: Bahrain says 44% of asymptomatic cases are infectious

Asymptomatic carriers in Bahrain found to pose a risk; shortage of test kits ‘leading to virus spread in Africa’; Mexico confirms record daily infectionsIndia reports surge in Covid-19 cases as lockdown easedCoronavirus cases fall in France despite easing of lockdownUS hits grim milestone of 2m Covid-19 casesHundreds of children among victims in Indonesia - reportsSee all our coronavirus coverage 6.34pm BST Thousands of people lost their lives “prematurely” because care homes in England lack...
Tags: England, Texas, Science, Indonesia, Mexico, France, Africa, US, UK News, World news, Australia news, US news, Medical Research, Infectious Diseases, NHS, Arizona


Disjunct distribution across the equator

Podonychus gyobu sp. nov., a second species of the genus Podonychus Jäch & Kodada, 1997, hitherto known only to inhabit Indonesia, is reported to have been found in Kyushu, Japan. The endophallic structures and the larva of P. gyobu sp. nov. are described.
Tags: Science, Indonesia, Kyushu Japan


Coronavirus live news: Singapore reopens schools; Abu Dhabi closes borders

Dr Fauci says he hasn’t spoken to Trump in two weeks; New Zealand to consider easing restrictions earlier; Mexico deaths pass 10,000Singapore reopens schools Critics round on UK government over ‘ridiculous’ rules for quarantineUK coronavirus updates – liveAustralia coronavirus updates – liveCoronavirus latest: at a glance 8.14am BST A couple of days ago Abu Dhabi announced that they would be closing their borders for a week, starting today.Abu Dhabi Emergency and Crisis Committee for the Cov...
Tags: UK, Science, Indonesia, Mexico, Saudi Arabia, Singapore, UK News, World news, Australia news, US news, Medical Research, Infectious Diseases, Microbiology, New Zealand, Abu Dhabi, Trump



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