Training schools for orangutans form part of a project by the Frankfurt Zoological Society on the Indonesian island of Sumatra. Orangutans bred in captivity are prepared for life in the wild and then released into the Bukit Tigapuluh National Park.
A female flogging squad has enraged Indonesian activists. Authorities in the province say more women are committing "moral" offenses, which are punishable in Islamic-conservative Aceh by whipping or caning.
Thirteen people have also been injured, according to local police. The accident occurred shortly before midnight local time in South Sumatra province.
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.
The Pacific Ring of Fire is aptly named. It's a string of volcanoes in the Pacific Ocean, and the region is prone to earthquakes. In fact, most earthquakes strike within the ring. Here's five facts.
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