This was supposed to be the big year for transforming the palm oil industry and ending its environmental toll.
More than 2,200 Indonesians have died with acute symptoms of the coronavirus but were not recorded as victims of the disease, Reuters said.
The volcano, known to be very active, shot ash and lava into the sky on Saturday.
"It’s scary. It’s beautiful. It’s filled with anxiety and fear and calm and peace. I vacillate between wanting to just get home and wanting to just stay put."
Experts estimate that fewer than 80 Sumatran rhinos remain on Earth, most of them in Indonesia.
A flight-control system pushed the nose of two 737 Max planes down before crashes that killed 346 people.
Lion Air flight 610 crashed because pilots weren't told how to quickly respond to malfunctions in Boeing 737 Max 8 jet’s automated flight-control system.
The protests, which have at times turned violent, have seen police firing tear gas and water cannons at rock-throwing protesters.
The country's political center is literally being crushed under the weight of overpopulation and over-extraction of groundwater.
Tam, a critically endangered Sumatran rhino, died Monday. Fewer than 80 of the species now remain on Earth, almost all of them in Indonesia.