RedskyNews Category: As – Environment

Indonesia’s Disasters Kill Over 300

JAKARTA, Indonesia (Reuters) – A tsunami and a volcanic eruption in Indonesia have killed more than 300 people with over 400 missing and tens of thousands displaced, authorities said on Wednesday. One of Indonesia’s most active volcanoes spewed out clouds

Fisheries Will Collapse by 2035

Pacific island fisheries face collapse in the next 25 years as overfishing, population growth and climate change threaten one of the region’s main economic resources, a study warned Wednesday. The report, published by the Noumea-based Secretariat of the Pacific Community,

Indonesia’s Volcano Kills 28

MOUNT MERAPI, Indonesia – Rescuers scoured the slopes of Indonesia’s most volatile volcano Wednesday after it was rocked by an eruption that spewed clouds of searing ash, killing at least 28 villagers including an old man known as the mountain’s

Tsunami Death Toll Rises to 154

PADANG, Indonesia – Navy ships packed with medicine and food and rescuers in helicopters headed Wednesday to remote Indonesian islands that were pounded by a 10-foot (3-meter) tsunami, sweeping away villages and killing at least 154 people. Rough seas and

Tsunami Toll: 113 Dead, 500 Missing

PADANG, Indonesia – Rescuers battled rough seas Tuesday to reach remote Indonesian islands pounded by a 10-foot (three-meter) tsunami that swept away homes, killing at least 113 people. Scores more were missing and information was only beginning to trickle in

Missing Australians Found Alive

A group of nine Australians missing after a deadly tsunami hit the west coast of Indonesia have been found alive and well. At least 108 people have been killed and more than 500 are missing after a powerful earthquake triggered

Indonesia: Merapi Erupts, 20 Hurt

INDONESIA’S most volatile volcano started erupting after scientists warned that pressure building beneath its dome could trigger the most powerful eruption in years. Up to 20 people were injured by hot ash spewed from Mount Merapi, said an AP reporter

Indonesians Flee Volcano Slopes

Video Report: Evacuation of villagers from the slopes of Mount Merapi in Indonesia is underway amid fears of an eruption. Please follow and like us:

Typhoon Searchers Find Body Parts

Video Report: Would-be rescuers rappelling down a cliff in Taiwan to search for Chinese tourists missing after Typhoon Megi find only body parts.Lindsey Parietti reports. Please follow and like us:

Tsunami Latest: At Least 160 Missing

JAKARTA (Reuters) – At least 160 people, mostly women and children, are missing from an Indonesian village that was pounded by an enormous wave after an earthquake off the coast of Sumatra caused a local tsunami, officials said on Tuesday.