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Australia Enters Era Of Catastrophic Fires loading...
Australia Enters Era Of Catastrophic Fires
With over one million hectares burnt out in Queensland and New South Wales, Australia is already exceeding major fire seasons of the past and it’s just going to keep coming says the Director of the University of Wollongong’s Centre for Environmental Risk Management of Bushfires, Professor Ross Bradstock.
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Frog Rescue A Launch-Pad To Save The Planet, Says Explorer Jodi
Perhaps you knew that every frog has a unique “ribbit” – but did you also know that the Australian green tree frog, so ubiquitous that in some regions it’s simply called the dunny frog, can live for 35 years?
Quiet Evening When Sydney Harbour Became Cauldron Of Hell loading...
Quiet Evening When Sydney Harbour Became Cauldron Of Hell
Have you even heard of Howard D. Bode?
Aussie Rocks Are In The Pink loading...
Aussie Rocks Are In The Pink
If diamonds replaced dogs as a girl’s best friend, then pink diamonds have firmly taken over from their white, violet and blue cousins.
No End In Sight For Australia's Crippling Drought loading...
No End In Sight For Australia's Crippling Drought
Australia’s drought-stricken areas face severe water shortages in the coming months as local regional water supplies dwindle to almost nothing. In New South Wales the situation is dire while Western Australia and Queensland are also at crisis point.
Space – This Time We’re Here To Stay loading...
Space – This Time We’re Here To Stay
When people think of the space race, Australia and New Zealand would be the last nations to come to mind.
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Save Smokey The Echidna
The destruction of echidna habitats is making our landscape more bushfire-prone suggests a report released earlier this year by students from the University of Tasmania.
We Are All Out Of Africa, Say Aussie Researchers loading...
We Are All Out Of Africa, Say Aussie Researchers
The ancestral homeland of every human alive today is in the southern African countries of knowns today as Botswana, Namibia and Zimbabwe, south of the Zambezi River, according to Australian-led research.
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Quantum Leap Into Time And Space Closer To Reality
Let’s not get too carried away but we’re one step closer to time travel and I’m not making it up.
Babies Born To The World’s Most Endangered Larger Mammal loading...
Babies Born To The World’s Most Endangered Larger Mammal
A few years ago, Hollywood screenwriter Nicholas Stoller jokingly referred to the spate of lemur films as the “lemur era” in cinema as Morgan Freeman co-hosted a documentary, Sacha Baron Cohen starred as King Julian in Madagascar and even the Muppets managed to reference the lemur.
World’s Friendliest Rodent Debuts At Taronga Zoo loading...
World’s Friendliest Rodent Debuts At Taronga Zoo
There the world’s largest rodent but unlike most rodents, the Capybara doesn’t really exude a rodent vibe. You’re probably not going to find one digging through your garbage or scurrying around city alleyways late at night. Probably a good thing because at two-feet tall and weighing nearly 80kg, they’re a hefty critter.
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Whale Poo And The Ningaloo
Nush Freedman's lifelong passion with the ocean began when she was just four years old and saw the magical pristine corals, fish, turtles, sharks, manta rays and the entire panoply of ocean life of Ningaloo Reef.

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