Category: Environment

Taxidermists display their skills at the World Science Festival

Have you dreamt of a career working with animals? Why not consider the centuries old art of taxidermy. The Queensland Museum is teaching people all about this quirky trade. Elisabeth Moss reports.

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Turtle hatchlings win hearts at World Science Festival

People who visit the World Science Festival in Brisbane are able to witness one of nature’s most spectacular feats the birth of tiny loggerhead turtles at a controlled environment hatchery. Kurravi Piggott reports.

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Scientists map human impact on our oceans

Australia’s Great Barrier Reef is currently under attack from a new coral bleaching event. With the World Science Festival happening in Brisbane an international research team is there as well preparing to sail north and study the extent of the

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Another surfer attacked by shark in Ballina

Another surfer is recovering after a shark attack at Ballina. Shark nets are set to be installed around the northern New South Wales coast following the attack. Gizelle Ghidella reports.

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Queensland fruit fly trap set to change lives worldwide

Ground breaking Queensland research has found a solution to major crop loss from fruit flies. It’s a seemingly simple invention but it has global implications for Australian farmers. Zarisha Bradley reports.

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Queenslanders urged to prepare for storm season

With storm season fast approaching, Queenslanders are being warned to prepare for the worst. The Bureau of Meteorology predicts the state will see increased flash flooding and more cyclones than usual over the summer. Lily Nothling reports.

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Former dump site concerning locals

An inquiry is under way to find out if a toxic leak north of Brisbane caused the death of twenty chickens. Moreton Bay Council ordered the investigation … after the chickens died from cancer. Tahlia Rowley reports.

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SA hit by wild weather and a political storm

South Australians are preparing for another night of wild weather as they recover from the worst storm in half a century. Politicians around the country today weighed into the debate over what caused an unprecedented mass blackout. The Prime Minister

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New South Wales plans to combat shark attacks

The New South Wales Government is scrambling in a bid to counter a major shark problem on the state’s far north coast. It comes after a spate of attacks at Ballina’s Lighthouse Beach. Patrick Goddard reports.

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A mixed report card for the Great Barrier Reef

A report released today shows Queensland’s Great Barrier Reef is in good shape for now. But it also warns of environmental issues that could threaten its future. Shandra Pusparini reports.

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