News tagged with tasmania

What's causing Australia's heat wave?

Australia has started 2013 with a record-breaking heat wave that has lasted more than two weeks across many parts of the country. Temperatures have regularly gone above 48°C, with the highest recorded maximum ...

dateJan 18, 2013 in Environment
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Lizard sex linked to climate

(PhysOrg.com) -- A Tasmanian lizard has evolved to give birth to more male or more female offspring depending on climatic conditions, Oxford University scientists have discovered.

dateOct 28, 2010 in Plants & Animals
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Eastern bettongs bounce back

(Phys.org) -- The release of Eastern bettongs from Tasmania into the ACT’s predator-proof sanctuary at Mulligans Flat Nature Reserve last week, could be the key to help recover endangered Box Gum grassy ...

dateJun 04, 2012 in Ecology
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