kottke.org posts about indonesia

Photos of the absurdly polluted Citarum RiverJun 06 2007

Photos of the absurdly polluted Citarum River in Indonesia. "Their occupants no longer try to fish. It is more profitable to forage for rubbish they can salvage and trade -- plastic bottles, broken chair legs, rubber gloves -- risking disease for one or two pounds a week if they are lucky."

Even though avian flu is under controlMay 22 2006

Even though avian flu is under control in some areas of Southeast Asia, Indonesia "has witnessed more bird flu deaths than any other country in 2006".

Further discovery of Homo floresiensis bones haveOct 13 2005

Further discovery of Homo floresiensis bones have strengthened researchers' argument that the so-called Hobbit is a new and distinct human species. More on Flores man at Nature, which is doing a weekly podcast now.

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