Caregivers at an orangutan sanctuary on the southeastern Asian island of Borneo are working hard to save the animals from extinction.
Severe flooding in and around the Indonesian capital, Jakarta, has killed dozens and displaced tens of thousands. With the relentless rainfall, and many people reported missing, the death toll is expected to rise.
The world's largest palm oil producer has called the EU "discriminatory" over its plan to phase out biofuels. Europe is concerned about the environmental destruction and human rights violations practiced by the industry.
With only 30 to 80 remaining around the world, the death of a 25-year-old female Sumatran rhino means the animal has become extinct in Malaysia. Decades of poaching had left the animals critically endangered.
A new study by archaeologists working on the Sulawesi cave painting say it is also the world's oldest example of storytelling. The painting reveals an artistically advanced society with its own folklore and spirituality.
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