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Gold in the leaves

On October 23, 2013 By

Researchers from Australia say that the presence of the particles in a eucalyptus tree’s foliage indicates that deposits are buried many metres below.

Just like copper, the plants […]

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First venomous crustacean found

On October 23, 2013 By

Experts have found the first venomous crustacean – a centipede-like creature that lives in underwater caves. The crustacean lives deep under the sea in places including the […]

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Australia sweats

On January 9, 2013 By

Australia – all of it – is suffering from record temperatures.  The average temperature for the country (almost the size of a continent!) has been […]

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The Great Barrier Reef – one of the greatest natural wonders of the world – has lost more than half its coral cover over the last 27 years […]

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US-based scientists found that the last four pandemics all occurred after La Nina events, which bring cool waters to the surface of the eastern Pacific. increased affects of […]

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A World Heritage Site, some thing which all humanity should protect.  A huge diversity of life – representative of why our planet is so beautiful.

Well guys, forget […]

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An area of the Coral Sea one and a half the size of France is to be set aside as a protected zone.

Fishing will limited and […]

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Environmental groups are warning of a wildlife crisis following the larger than normal number of sea turtles being washed up dead on the Great Barrier Reef.  Dugong numbers […]

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