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2006-04-18 02:12:30

JAKARTA (Reuters) - An Indonesian ferry carrying around 100 people has sunk in the eastern part of the country, but no deaths have been confirmed so far, rescue officials said on Tuesday.

2006-02-02 23:43:08

JAKARTA (Reuters) - The death toll from a ferry sinking in Indonesia this week has reached 10, while 125 people have been rescued, a search and rescue official said on Friday.

2006-01-31 19:49:05

JAKARTA (Reuters) - An Indonesian ferry carrying 105 people has gone missing in heavy seas in the country's east and naval vessels had been called in to search for it, a port official said on Wednesday. El Shinta radio station said the vessel had sunk.


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2007-01-02 11:38:41

The Timor Monitor or Spotted Tree Monitor, Varanus timorensis, is a species of small lizard native to Indonesia, New Guinea and Australia. More specifically they are found on the islands of Timor, Savu and Rote in Indonesia. They are found in Samoa in southern New Guinea, and in North territory, Queensland, West Australia. The Timor Monitor is generally a dark green or almost black in color, with bright gold-yellow spotting all along its back and a lighter straw-yellow coloring on its...

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ecotone
  • A transitional zone between two communities containing the characteristic species of each.
The word 'ecotone' comes 'eco-' plus a Greek root meaning 'tension'.