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ecowatch.com — Koala species down under are now considered "functionally extinct" as the Australian Koala Foundation (AKF) says there are no more than 80,000 individuals left on the continent. Once a population falls below a critical point, it can no longer produce the next generation, ultimately leading to the sp…
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cbsnews.com — The Australian government wants to kill two million feral cats by next year — and it wants to do it by airdropping poisonous sausages. There are currently an estimated 2 to 6 million free-roaming cats across the country, and officials say they are threatening native wildlife populations.    Accord…
27.04.2019 0 comments From Alex
9gag.com — A golden retriever has been hailed a hero after saving the life of an abandoned koala. Kerry McKinnon, 45, awoke to find a baby koala keeping warm in Asha's coat at their home in Strathdownie, Victoria. Full Article >>
03.01.2019 0 comments From Alex
nationalgeographic.com — Australian miners uncovered the gem of a find—a dog-size herbivore named Weewarrasaurus pobeni. In a dazzling discovery, fossils brought up from a mine in Wee Warra, near the Australian outback town of Lightning Ridge, belong to the newly named dinosaur species Weewarrasaurus pobeni. The animal, …
05.12.2018 0 comments From Alex
straitstimes.com — A ban on single-use plastic bags by Australia's two biggest supermarket chains has prevented 1.5 billion bags from entering the environment in less than half a year. The National Retail Association (NRA) on Monday (Dec 3) revealed that the consumption of single-use plastic bags has dropped 80 per c…
03.12.2018 0 comments From Alex
news.com.au — Marijuana enthusiasts have spoken of the miraculous effects of their favourite plant for more than 12,000 years, but only now are we beginning to understand the real potential of its powers. You might have accused these pot consumers of becoming deluded by the effects of smoking high-grade bud a fe…
26.11.2018 0 comments From Alex
warwickdailynews.com.au — Hayden Smith got this magnificent photo in Victoria. From Antarctica to the Top End and lightning to icicles, climate extremes and everything in between are on display in the Australian Weather Calendar for 2019. Full Article and photos >>
12.11.2018 0 comments From Alex
dailymail.co.uk — Experts warn that Australia is presently under threat by tsunamis and it is only a matter of time before the country is hit with a potentially devastating series of waves. Experts warn that Australia could be hit with a potentially devastating tsunami Previous 60m high tsunamis have hit east coa…
11.10.2018 0 comments From Alex
abc.net.au — Gold-encrusted quartz from 500 metres below the surface in an area three metres wide and three metres high has delivered rocks weighing up to 90 kilograms, worth millions, in just days. Workers at the Beta Hunt mine near the small town of Kambalda, 630 kilometres east of Perth, have brought more th…
10.09.2018 0 comments From Alex
abc.net.au — Queensland was once home to the world's first floating hotel, and over the past 30 years it's been on a wild ride, from Singapore to the Great Barrier Reef — and North Korea.
18.06.2018 0 comments From Alex