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2018-04-19, WorldNews.com
Marine heat waves are killing off the corals in Australia'sGreat Barrier Reef after being brought on by global warming, according to a new study published on Wednesday...
Deccan Herald: Extreme weather left its mark across the planet in 2016, the hottest year in recorded history. Record heat baked Asia and the Arctic. Droughts gripped Brazil and southern Africa. The Great Barrier Reef suffered its worst bleaching event in memory, killing...
Deccan Herald: Extreme weather left its mark across the planet in 2016, the hottest year in recorded history. Record heat baked Asia and the Arctic. Droughts gripped Brazil and southern Africa. The Great Barrier Reef suffered its worst bleaching event in memory, killing...
PhysOrg: Using genetic samples and computer simulations, evolutionary biologists have made a glass-half-full forecast: Corals in the Great Barrier Reef have enough genetic variation to adapt to and survive rising ocean temperatures for at least another century, or more...
Mongabay: Tropical forestsZimbabwe’s Matobo National Park is a haven for birdwatchers (The New York Times).Drinking water threatened by logging in the Solomon Islands (Wildlife Conservation Society/EurekAlert). A campaigner who took on the palm oil industry has...
Sydney Morning Herald: There can be no national achievement so important to the country that it can't be exploded for someone's political gain. Ministers from six state and territory jurisdictions across two political parties on Friday managed to agree on the prerequisites...
This is Money: No one likes having a camera shoved in their face. And it seems turtles aren't an exception. Hilarious photographs captured underwater show a turtle, called...
Grist: The future looks grim for coral reefs. Warmer oceans, overfishing, pollution, and gradually acidifying waters have destroyed more than a third of the world’s shallow tropical coral reefs. Just this week, a new report said that Australia’sGreat Barrier Reef...
Public Technologies: Gymnastics and netball alone have already secured more than 1000 competitors from all over the state. Recognised as the largest multi-sport event in regional Australia, the Mackay CityAutoGroupNorth QueenslandGames will be held from May 5 to 7. This is the...
Hibbing Daily Tribune: HIBBING — When Lizzy Tuomi travels to Australia this summer to participate in the Down UnderSports track and field program, not only will she be able to work on her running but she also will be able to cross a vacation destination off her bucket list. Tuomi,...
Slashdot: A new paper, published Wednesday in the journal Nature, reports that the Great Barrier Reef has lost more than half of its corals since 2016. The authors inspected every one of its reefs, surveying them on an almost species-by-species basis, and found the...
Science Daily: A common Great Barrier Reef coral species has enough genetic diversity to survive at least 100 years before succumbing to global warming, researchers predict. <!-- more --> ......
Fort Worth Business Press: In 1909, the Fort Worth Zoo opened as the first zoo in Texas and was founded with one lion, two bear cubs, an alligator, a coyote, a peacock and a few rabbits. A lot has changed over the past 109 years — the zoo has become a nationally ranked facility, was...
The Salem News: (RNN) – Minecraft, an immersive computer game in which players use blocks to build the world they inhabit, is now trying to build something in the real world. The makers of the game are using a new ocean update - which will be the first to give players a...