Deep in the Himalayas sits a remote research station that is tracking an alarming trend in climate change, with implications that could disrupt the lives of more than 1 billion people and pitch the most populated region of the world into chaos.
Source: Crisis on high – ABC News (Australian Broadcasting Corporation)
Auction records tumbled when some of Australia’s most prominent artworks went under the hammer in Sydney overnight.The Sotheby’s auction titled Important Australian Art cleared $8.96 million, with at least four works setting world auction records for their artists.
Source: Records tumble at $8.96m auction of rare and prestigious Australian artworks – ABC News (Australian Broadcasting Corporation)
In September, we get a great view of one of our neighbours, a beautiful star cluster, three bright planets and a penumbral eclipse of the Moon rounds off the month.
Source: September sky guide: A galaxy, star cluster, three bright planets and a faint lunar eclipse – Science News – ABC News (Australian Broadcasting Corporation)
A pollination expert says he wants to educate avocado growers about the role of flies and other insects in orchards, with the insects being just as important as bees for pollination.
Source: Avocado growers urged to embrace flies in orchards as key pollinators – ABC Rural (Australian Broadcasting Corporation)
You You may have heard of a climate change risk assessment for a city, state or country—what extreme weather events it might experience, how global warming could impact its economy, or how changes in its air quality could affect people’s health. But have you ever heard of such an assessment for wildlife?
Source: Animals Affected by Climate Change | Magazine Articles | WWF
As Italy reels from the devastating earthquake that has killed 281 people, the world is being inspired by the heroic rescue dogs working amidst the treache
Source: These rescue dogs are the incredible heroes of the Italy earthquake | The New Daily