Tuesday, December 6, 2022

Tag: Australia

80 critically endangered Australian frogs released to the wild after surviving...

“It’s one of the most threatened frog species in Australia and it’s holding on, just clinging on, thanks to these amazing conservation works.”

Corals spawning gives scientists hope for ‘vulnerable ecosystem’

The spawning, which was seen from recorded videos off the coast of Cairns, Queensland, "gives the scientists who observed it hope for the vulnerable ecosystem."

Australian teens bring class action climate lawsuit to stop coal mine...

“I believe that the government has a duty to young people to protect our futures from the impacts of climate change, including stopping the impact of the Vickery Extension Project.”

Kangaroos are victims of the world’s largest commercial slaughter of terrestrial...

Importing kangaroo meat and skins must be banned in the EU, but Americans can also help protect this iconic species.

Australian telecommunications company pays phone bills for volunteer firefighters

"We want to do this to show our thanks to firefighters for their efforts in helping keep communities safe."

To help Australia, look to Aboriginal fire management

Cultural burning is proactive, while Western-style controlled burning, also called hazard reduction burning, is reactive.

Debunked Australian bushfire conspiracy theories were pushed by Alex Jones, Murdoch...

“There is currently no intelligence to indicate that the fires in East Gippsland and the North East have been caused by arson or any other suspicious behavior.”

Australia wildfire coverage is long on koalas, short on causes

Though coverage of the Australian fires was slow to take off, it’s begun to capture more international attention, while highlighting the effects of climate change.

Raging bushfires wipe out indigenous fauna, leave thousands of Australians homeless

"Climate change is influencing the frequency and severity of dangerous bushfire conditions in Australia and other regions of the world."

Helping the homeless: Australian charity turns empty parking lots into safe...

"By providing a safe, secure and comfortable place to get a good night’s rest, we help restore health, dignity and respect for our guests."

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“Every American — regardless of where they live, their income, or the color of their skin — deserves access to safe, reliable drinking water.”

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