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There aren't plenty more fish in the sea

The earliest known aquaculture sites were created more than 6000 years ago by Australian Aboriginals to grow eels. About five thousand years later, the Chinese began farming carp. Today aquaculture is the fastest growing, ...

Learning lessons from bushfires for koala survival

A University of Adelaide-led research project will study the clinical data of koalas injured in last summer's devastating bushfires to give them the best possible chance of survival and recovery in future bushfires.

Dams overflow as Australia braces for more floods

Dams near Sydney overflowed Thursday after days of torrential rain, as Australia braced for more storms expected to bring dangerous flash flooding to the country's east.

Oral traditions and volcanic eruptions in Australia

In Australia, the onset of human occupation (about 65,000 years?) and dispersion across the continent are the subjects of intense debate and are critical to understanding global human migration routes. A lack of ceramic artifacts ...

Downpours to end Australia bushfires within days

Australia's months-long bushfires crisis will likely be over within days, officials said Monday as heavy rainfall extinguished several massive blazes and was forecast to douse dozens more as downpours swept south.

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