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  1. News - World - AUSTRALIA

    State of Great Barrier Reef likely to worsen, Canberra admits

    Posted Aug 12th 2014, 09:40pm by Reuters

    ... of coral, 1,500 species of fish, 4,000 types of mollusc, and is home to threatened species, including the dugong, a marine mammal, and large green turtle, the World Heritage list says. ...

  2. News - World - AUSTRALIA

    Unesco rejects move to revoke Tasmanian World Heritage status

    Posted Jun 24th 2014, 09:36pm by AFP

    ... the reef or risk it being put on their list of endangered sites. ...

  3. News - Asia - AUSTRALIA

    New humpback dolphin species discovered off north Australia

    Posted Oct 31st 2013, 04:06pm by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in Sydney Scientists expressed “surprise and delight” on Thursday after a new humpback dolphin species was identified off northern Australia, with genetic mapping ... of a completely new species Guido Parra A study of the beak length and number of teeth in 180 skulls from beached and museum specimens, as well as live DNA samples from 235 dolphins, identified a new ...

  4. News - Asia - AUSTRALIA

    Three new species discovered in ‘lost world’ in remote Australia

    Posted Oct 28th 2013, 05:05pm by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in Sydney An expedition to a remote part of northern Australia has uncovered three new vertebrate species isolated for millions of years, with scientists on Monday ... we think we’ve explored pretty well Conrad Hoskin “The top of Cape Melville is a lost world. Finding these new species up there is the discovery of a lifetime – I’m still amazed and buzzing ...

  5. News - World - AUSTRALIA

    Fifty sharks killed in Western Australia’s trial of cull policy

    Posted May 07th 2014, 09:17pm by AFP

    ... shark behaviour. "The human toll from shark attacks in recent years has been too high," he said. "Our carefully implemented policy targeted the most dangerous shark species known ...

  6. News - World - AUSTRALIA

    Asylum seeker charged over 'bomb on plane' scare in Australia

    Posted Jan 14th 2014, 11:05pm by AFP

    ... to destroying, damaging or endangering an aircraft and those onboard. A large number are on hunger strike … a few have sewn their lips together SARAH HANSON-YOUNG, SENATOR The police "can confirm ...

  7. News - Asia - AUSTRALIA

    Snake on plane grounds Qantas flight with 370 passengers

    Posted Sep 23rd 2013, 03:17pm by AP

    ... a species that grows to an average 1.2 metres, had been euthanized, “as exotic reptiles of this kind can harbour pests and diseases not present in Australia.” The department said the snake had ...

  8. News - Asia - AUSTRALIA

    Furore ahead of Australian leader’s Jakarta visit

    Posted Sep 27th 2013, 03:39pm by Associated Press in Canberra

    ... opposition leader Chris Bowen said Natalegawa’s publicly announcing his concerns about the policy represented a failure by Bishop as foreign minister. “It takes a special effort to endanger ...

  9. News - Asia - AUSTRALIA

    ‘Spawn bank’ holds hopes for future of Great Barrier Reef

    Posted Feb 13th 2013, 02:55pm by Reuters in Sydney

    ... sedimentation and disease. Global issues such as ocean acidification and warming due to climate change also affect the reef’s health. Coral spawning takes place when colonies and species of coral ... of the seven natural wonders of the world, the 2,000 km Great Barrier Reef is home to 400 types of coral, 240 species of birds and 1,500 species of fish. It is worth A$6 billion a year in tourism ...

  10. News - World - AUSTRALIA

    Australian teen bitten by toxic inland taipan, world's most venomous snake

    Posted Sep 28th 2012, 12:00am by AFP

    ... the species is enough to kill 100 adult men. It typically lives in central Australia's arid deserts and is not normally seen on the coast. Detectives were called in to investigate from where ...




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