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First signs of coral bleaching in Sydney Harbour

First signs of coral bleaching in Sydney Harbour

SYDNEY : Coral bleaching has been detected in Sydney Harbour for the first time, Australian scientists said Tuesday, blaming the damaging phenomenon also found in the Great Barrier Reef on warming sea-surface temperatures. Aerial surveys of the World Heritage-listed Great Barrier Reef off Queensland’s coast last month revealed the worst bleaching on record along a 1,000-kilometre (600-mile) stretch of the ...

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Fossilised tooth of gigantic ‘killer’ whale found

Fossilised tooth of gigantic

SYDNEY: A huge, five-million-year-old whale tooth has been discovered on an Australian beach, providing the first evidence of the now extinct killer sperm whale outside the Americas. The 30-centimetre-long (12-inch) fossilised tooth, which is larger than that of a Tyrannosaurus rex, was found by a fossil enthusiast at Beaumaris Bay near Melbourne in February. “After I found the tooth I just ...

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Australia launches new website to attract more Chinese visitors

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Canberra (Australia) : The Australian government has used the fourth day of its “largest ever” trade mission to China to launch a revolutionary new-look website to help attract Chinese visitors to Australia and New Zealand. The website, found at “australia.cn”, aims to capture a greater slice of the Chinese tourism market for Australia, and was launched as part of Australia ...

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Ex-wife Ivana is reason for Donald Trump’s delay in run for Prez

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Melbourne : Seems Donald Trump’s former wife Ivana is the reason for the delay in his run for President. In a recent interview, Trump’s first wife revealed that five years before their divorce, someone brought him a letter and said, “You should run for president,” reports News.com.au.She added that the 69-year-old Presidential front-runner has always been thinking about it, but their ...

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Australia slams Japan Antarctic whale hunt

Australia slams Japan

SYDNEY : Australia on Friday branded Japan’s killing of 333 whales “abhorrent”, saying there was no scientific justification for the Antarctic hunt. The Japanese fleet set sail for the Southern Ocean in December despite a worldwide moratorium and opposition led by Australia and New Zealand, using a loophole in the ban that allows for lethal research. On Thursday, Japan’s Fisheries ...

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