Tag Archives: Australia

Drought takes toll on Australian farmers

The eastern Australian states of Queensland and New South Wales are in the grip of the most severe drought ever recorded. Some farmers in Australia are having to shoot their cattle because they cannot afford to feed them.The financial strain … Continue reading

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Giant Jellyfish Washes Up In Tasmania, Australia

DESCRIPTION: New Species Of Giant Jellyfish Found On Tasmanian (Australia) Beach – Thought To Be Lion’s Mane A previously unidentified species of giant jellyfish is invading southern Tasmania this summer, baffling scientists after one of the animals washed up on … Continue reading

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Australia agrees dumping near Barrier Reef

Australia has approved a plan to dump millions of tonnes of sediment near the Great Barrier Reef as part of a major coal port expansion – a decision that environmentalists say will endanger one of the world’s most fragile eco-systems. … Continue reading

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Goannas in the gene bank

Australian scientists have successfully milked the sperm of a lizard as part of a plan to save goannas from extinction in parts of Western Australia.

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Australian bushfire emergency

Large parts of Australia’s south-east are ablaze and bushfire emergencies have been declared in two states.

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Australia’s extreme heat melts chocolate in under 3 minutes

A blistering heat wave in Australia has made some people get their cameras out to show exactly how hot it’s getting.

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Australia Sweats Out Heat Wave

A heat wave continued to sweep through Australia’s southern states on Thursday, with some areas suffering temperatures reaching 111 degrees Fahrenheit.

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