In 2015, Indonesia suffered its worst forest fires for almost two decades, which dramatically increased its greenhouse gas emissions.
JAKARTA: Four Indonesian men have been arrested over the killing of an orangutan shot some 130 times with an air rifle, police said on Monday, in the latest fatal attack on a critically endangered species. The suspects, farmers from the island of Borneo, admitted killing the animal, saying it ruined their crops at a pineapple and palm oil plantation, according to authorities. "They meant to shoo away (the orangutan) but their actions instead killed the orangutan," East Kutai district police chief Teddy Ristiawan told…
KUALA LUMPUR: A 6.0-magnitude earthquake struck near Malaysia's Mount Kinabalu on Borneo Friday, cracking roads and buildings in the region and injuring climbers on the popular peak, officials and media reports said.