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Indonesia overtakes Brazil in forest losses despite moratorium

WASHINGTON/OSLO (Reuters) – Indonesia has for the first time surpassed Brazil in clearing tropical forests and losses are accelerating despite a 2011 moratorium meant to protect wildlife and combat climate change, scientists said on Sunday. Indonesia's losses of virgin forests … Continue reading

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In Indonesia, Kerry blasts climate change deniers

JAKARTA, Indonesia (AP) — Climate change may be the world's "most fearsome" weapon of mass destruction and urgent global action is needed to combat it, U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry said on Sunday, comparing those who deny its existence … Continue reading

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In Indonesia, Kerry urges action on climate change

JAKARTA, Indonesia (AP) — U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry is taking his case for action on climate change to Indonesia, where he will urge governments across Asia and beyond to step up efforts to combat the phenomenon. Weather News … Continue reading

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Kerry in Indonesia to talk climate change

JAKARTA, Indonesia (AP) — U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry is in Indonesia to discuss climate change and press authorities in Jakarta to step up efforts to combat it. Weather News Headlines – Yahoo! News

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Australia, US ‘spied on Indonesia’ during UN talks

Australia and the United States mounted a joint surveillance operation on Indonesia during the 2007 United Nations climate change conference in Bali, a report said Sunday. The Guardian newspaper's Australian edition cited a document from US whistleblower Edward Snowden showing … Continue reading

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Harrison Ford, Indonesia president discuss climate

Hollywood actor Harrison Ford interviewed Indonesia’s president on Tuesday about environmental degradation for a TV documentary on climate change. Ford, known for his starring roles in the “Indiana … Weather News Headlines – Yahoo! News

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Indonesia minister ‘shocked’ at Harrison Ford interview

Indonesia's forestry minister has accused Hollywood legend Harrison Ford of subjecting him to a rude interview on climate change that left him "shocked", an official said Tuesday. Weather News Headlines – Yahoo! News

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Powerful quake hits off western Indonesia (AP)

AP – A powerful earthquake hit waters off western Indonesia early Wednesday, prompting officials to briefly issue a tsunami warning. Panicked residents poured into the streets, but there were no immediate reports of injuries or serious damage. Yahoo! News: Weather … Continue reading

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Indonesia lifts tsunami warning after Sumatra quake (Reuters)

Reuters – Indonesia lifted a tsunami warning on Wednesday after a 7.3 magnitude earthquake struck off northern Sumatra, calming local residents who had earlier fled their houses to higher ground. Yahoo! News: Weather News

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Quake off east Indonesia panics many; no tsunami (AP)

AP – A strong earthquake hit waters off eastern Indonesia on Monday, sending people on nearby islands fleeing from their homes in panic. Fearing a tsunami that never came, villagers living along coastlines ran to high ground. Yahoo! News: Weather … Continue reading

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