Indonesian peatlands are important to many people: farmers, bureaucrats, businesspeople, and conservationists. But preserving this value for everyone will mean listening to everyone's concerns.
The evidence of a much earlier presence of humans in Indonesia was found more than 100 years ago. But only now has the age of the fossil teeth been accurately dated.
The world's largest mud volcano has consumed several villages, but we're no closer to the answer of how and why it began.
It is easy for non-Muslims to forget that there are places where Muslim women lead lives full of frivolity and fun. But on social media Indonesian hijabers are challenging the stereotypes.
An expert on Islam and democracy examines the threat to the world's largest Muslim majority country.
When free speech comes into conflict with religious sensitivity, common sense must prevail.
Agriculture and the pulp and paper industries, forestry and mining also contribute.
Proceeds of crime are covered by federal and state laws, both of which could apply in a case like Schapelle Corby's.
The gathering of almost 500 female religious scholars in Indonesia in the world's first Female Clerics Congress shows Muslim women's fight for equality.
Recent events in Indonesia should dispel any doubt about the rising influence conservative Sunni Islamist sentiment is having on the country’s laws.
Javan rhinos are among the most endangered mammals in the world: They live on one island in Indonesia, in the path of tsunamis. Saving them will ultimately require establishing additional populations.
Ethnic Chinese and Christians in Indonesia have endured systematic and long-standing discrimination throughout the country's history.
Ahok is only one among many people in Indonesia who have been jailed under the country's controversial blasphemy law.
There are elements of intolerance and racism in Indonesia. But that does not necessarily mean that an organised Islamic political movement is on the rise.
New research on Indonesian fossils reveals clues to an ancient expansion out of Africa.
In pursuit of the coveted Jakarta governorship, Anies Baswedan approached hardline Islamic groups that opposed the Chinese-Indonesian Christian incumbent.
The election was a referendum on the future of Indonesia’s ethno-religious diversity and pluralism.
Developed nations need to stop telling smoggy cities to clean up their act and start critiquing their own consumption habits.
The Dani people were part of a thriving agricultural society long before Westerners 'discovered' them in the 1930s.
Ancient bone and teeth ornaments found in an Indonesian cave advance our knowledge of the culture and traditions of some of the earliest people in our region.