Category: Indonesia

Nose-horned lizard species found in Indonesia

Nearly 130 years ago, Italian explorer Elio Modigliani arrived at a natural history museum in Genoa with a lizard he’d reportedly collected from the forests of Indonesia. Nose Based on Modigliani’s specimen, the striking lizard — notable for a horn that protrudes from its…

Japan’s ‘Tuna King’ spends $1.8 million for a 267 kg Fish

A Japanese businessman known as the Tuna King really goes to great lengths when it comes to giving sushi lovers the “best” Bluefin tuna. This year he paid 193.2mn yen ($1.8mn) for one, the second-highest price on record. It is the second year in…

Indonesia Wildfire Crisis Expands to over 2.000 Hot Spots

Indonesia is currently on the brink of another haze crisis as the archipelago is seeing an increase in the number of forest and land fires, facing an environmental disaster. Wild Fires from drained peatlands have caused massive air pollution, or ‘haze’, causing respiratory and…