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2007-11-10 10:20:00

On Monday, scientists and government officials gather in Valencia, Spain to put together the fourth and last U.N. report on the state of global warming and what it will mean to hundreds of millions of people whose lives are being dramatically altered.

2007-10-15 09:50:00

This has been the "year of climate," as the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change, the scientist network that will share the Nobel gold with Gore, produced a series of authoritative reports showing that global warming has arrived.

2007-08-03 08:47:42

Nearly 100 countries speaking at the first U.N. General Assembly meeting on climate change signaled strong support for negotiations on a new international deal to tackle global warming.

2006-09-05 04:08:15

DENPASAR, Indonesia (Reuters) - An Indonesian who set up a militant Web site on behalf of the alleged mastermind of last year's deadly bombings in Bali was jailed for eight years on Tuesday.

2006-08-25 04:24:47

DENPASAR, Indonesia (Reuters) - An Australian beauty therapist launched a final bid on Friday to overturn a 20-year sentence in Indonesia for drug smuggling, offering to present new evidence to a Bali court to help clear her name.

2006-08-23 04:12:42

JAKARTA (Reuters) - A man on death row for the 2002 Bali bombings communicated with Islamic militants on the Internet while in prison to organize another deadly attack on the Indonesian resort island last year, police said on Wednesday.

2006-08-17 03:28:01

By Ahmad Pathoni JAKARTA (Reuters) - Nine people convicted for the 2002 Bali nightclub bombings that killed 202 people had their sentences cut by four months on Thursday to mark Indonesia's independence day. Australia said victims and their families would be upset by the decision.

2006-08-17 00:37:11

JAKARTA (Reuters) - Nine people convicted for the 2002 Bali nightclub bombings that killed 202 people had their sentences cut by four months on Thursday to mark Indonesia's independence day.

2006-08-08 05:42:25

DENPASAR, Indonesia (Reuters) - Indonesian prosecutors on Tuesday sought jail terms of up to 15 years to four militants accused of involvement in the 2005 Bali bombings.

2006-08-01 22:10:49

By Jonathan Lyons, Asia Security Correspondents JAKARTA (Reuters) - Security experts, a wary eye on the calendar, are bracing for a possible attack by Indonesian militants which would fit a pattern of yearly high-profile bombings dating from the 2002 Bali blasts that killed 202 people.

Latest Bali Reference Libraries

Bali Pony
2014-04-01 12:18:08

The Bali pony is an ancient breed of pony inhabiting the Indonesian island of Bali. Its specific roots are unknown, but are thought to have been imported to Indonesia from China in the 6th century. This would mean that the Bali pony’s roots are from the Mongolian horse. Other breeds that may have contributed to the Bali’s bloodline include Indian breeds, specific ones are unknown, and various Dutch breeds brought to Indonesia during the eighteenth century. The Bali Pony is a tough...

2008-05-27 14:39:56

The Kintamani is an Indonesian breed native to Bali. The breed most likely evolved from Balinese feral dogs and other Asian breeds. It is possible that the breed began around 600 years ago with a Chow Chow, but this is yet to be proven. The Kintamani stands 16 to 22 inches high and has a broad face, flat forehead and flat cheeks. The Kintamani also has erect ears and almond-shaped brown eyes. The coat of the Kintamani is usually white with apricot-tipped ears, but black and beige are...

2007-07-16 16:24:33

The Bali Tiger (Panthera tigris balica), also called the Balinese Tiger, is an extinct species of tiger found only on the small Indonesian island of Bali. The tiger was one of three sub-species of tiger found in Indonesia along with the Javan tiger (also extinct) and Sumatran tiger (severely endangered). The Bali Tiger was the smallest of the species and weighed about 198 - 221 pounds. Females were smaller at 143 - 176 pounds. The male was about 7.5 feet long and the female 6.5 feet long....

2006-10-19 13:09:29

The Yellow-crested Cockatoo, Cacatua sulphurea, is a medium-sized cockatoo inhabitant to wooded and cultivated areas of Timor-Leste and Indonesia's islands of Bali, Timor, Sulawesi and Lesser Sunda Islands. There is also a feral population of these birds in Hong Kong. The large group has apparently developed from a number of caged birds that have been released into the wild over many years. The Yellow-crested Cockatoo is about 13.75 inches long. It has all-white feathers, bluish bare...

2006-03-06 12:33:12

The Bali Starling (Leucopsar rothschildi), also known as the Bali Myna, is a myna and a member of the starling family. This bird is common to the island of Bali in Indonesia. It is critically endangered, with a population in the wild of six in 2001. Roughly a thousand are believed to survive in captivity. This is a beautiful, medium to large (25cm), stocky starling. It is almost completely white and has a long, drooping crest, black wing-tips and tail tip. The bird has blue bare skin...

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  • Emitting flashes of light; glittering.
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