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Hot water puts crocs at risk

Australia's saltwater crocodiles appear to be in hot water, with a University of Queensland study linking climate warming to shorter dives, putting the crocs' survival at risk.

dateDec 15, 2015 in Plants & Animals
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Cockburn Sound fish victim to nature's bad hand

The algae behind the widespread fish kill in Cockburn Sound over recent weeks is a bad roll of nature's dice not the sign of a dead waterway, an environmental consultant specialising in port operations says.

dateDec 10, 2015 in Ecology
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A happier environment for fish

Just below the sun-warmed surface of a dam, the water temperature can be breath-catchingly cold. So imagine how chilly the water gets when you descend another 20, 30 or even 50 metres to the dam bed.

dateSep 15, 2015 in Environment
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