Day: March 5, 2021

Juukan Gorge ‘cop-out’: talk about protecting Aboriginal sites goes curiously quiet in WA

Juukan Gorge ‘cop-out’: talk about protecting Aboriginal sites goes curiously quiet in WA

In the lead-up to the state election, Indigenous heritage has barely been mentioned, despite concerns about new draft laws It’s..

The disaster movie playing in Australia’s wild places – and solutions that could help hit pause

The disaster movie playing in Australia’s wild places – and solutions that could help hit pause

Across the country, catastrophes are unfolding as ecosystems collapse. But in a landmark study, scientists are pointing to green shoots..

Reef revival: Fiji’s corals bouncing back after ruinous cyclone

Reef revival: Fiji’s corals bouncing back after ruinous cyclone

In the immediate aftermath of the strongest cyclone to ever make landfall in the southern hemisphere, reefs across the Namena..

The week in wildlife – in pictures

The week in wildlife – in pictures

The best of the week’s wildlife pictures, including a peacock in flight, otters crossing the road and kittiwakes in Newcastle..

Great apes given Covid vaccines after outbreak at San Diego zoo

Great apes given Covid vaccines after outbreak at San Diego zoo

Move follows eight gorillas testing positive for coronavirus at the zoo at the start of 2021 Coronavirus – latest updates..

‘The river was stolen from us’: a tribe’s battle to retake the Skagit River

‘The river was stolen from us’: a tribe’s battle to retake the Skagit River

The Upper Skagit Indian tribe are fighting Seattle to remove the Gorge Dam, and return the river to the section..

Eight teenagers and a literal nun are taking on environment minister Sussan Ley | First Dog on the Moon

Eight teenagers and a literal nun are taking on environment minister Sussan Ley | First Dog on the Moon

First Dog on… 8 kids and a nun! Topics Climate change First Dog on the Moon Sussan Ley Young people..

Wisdom the albatross, the world’s oldest known wild bird, has another chick at age 70

Wisdom the albatross, the world’s oldest known wild bird, has another chick at age 70

At 70 years of age, Wisdom the Laysan albatross has hatched another chick. Regarded as “oldest known wild bird in..

EU accused of ‘neocolonial’ plundering of tuna in Indian Ocean

EU accused of ‘neocolonial’ plundering of tuna in Indian Ocean

The EU has been accused of “hypocrisy and neocolonialism” for proposing insufficient measures to tackle overfishing of yellowfin tuna, while..

Spacewatch: Venus terrain revealed by Nasa solar probe

Spacewatch: Venus terrain revealed by Nasa solar probe

A newly released image from Nasa’s Parker Solar Probe unexpectedly shows surface features on Venus. It is a surprising result..