Tag Archives: Australia

The largest dinosaur footprint ever found has been discovered in ‘Australia’s own Jurassic Park’

View gallery .(Dinosaur tracks in the Walmadany area.Damian Kelly)

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Thousands protest Trump as 'sister marches' begin in Australia and New Zealand

By Harry Pearl SYDNEY (Reuters) – Thousands of protesters in Australia & New Zealand on Saturday joined the first of hundreds of womens' marches organized around the world in a…

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Finally, an explanation of strange African 'fairy circles'?

WASHINGTON (AP) — The forces behind the mysterious "fairy circles" that dot a desert in southern Africa do not appear to be supernatural, yet they are intricate & complex. The…

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India, Australia to play 4 tests in South Africa in 2017-18

View gallery Pakistan's Sarfraz Ahmed, left, & Younis Khan, back as Australia's Nic Maddinson attempt a … PORT ELIZABETH, South Africa (AP) — Cricket South Africa says India & Australia will…

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Australia's ugly mammals fail to catch the eye of scientists, study shows

View gallery An Australian native animal known as a Ghost bat can be seen in this handout picture taken July 19,  … View gallery An Australian native animal known as…

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Rise in number of suspected jihadists blocked from leaving Australia

Sydney (AFP) – The rate at which suspected jihadists are being blocked from departing Australia has doubled in the past year, a report said Sunday, amid a government crackdown of…

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Australia resists pressure to allow asylum seekers to stay

CANBERRA, Australia (AP) — Australia was resisting mounting international pressure not to deport child asylum seekers, with a minister warning on Thursday that allowing them to stay could attract more…

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Hiding in Plain Sight: 24 New Beetle Species Discovered in Australia

Lying among hundreds of beetle specimens in museum collections across Australia was a treasure trove of unidentified weevils, including as many as 24 new species, according to a new study. …

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Climate extremes threaten Australia's wine industry

By Colin Packham SYDNEY (Reuters) – Winemakers in Australia's oldest growing region fear a ruined harvest after heavy rainfall, while vineyards in the country's west are under threat from bushfires,…

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Ancient tools show mysterious humans occupied Indonesian island

By Will Dunham WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The diminutive prehistoric human species dubbed the "Hobbit" that inhabited the isle of Flores apparently had company on other Indonesian islands long before our…

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