Environment

Tue 17 Jul 2018

WATCH: Close encounter with whales off Mackay coast

WATCH: Close encounter with whales off Mackay coast

Two whales caught on camera swimming close to nearby fishermen

Shark warning as whale washes up on sand

Shark warning as whale washes up on sand

Boaties are being warned about the likely increased presence of sharks in waters off Fraser Island

A quadrillion tons of diamond. Under your feet.

A quadrillion tons of diamond. Under your feet.

START digging. Now. In a few hundred years, you could be mega rich. Science has detected a quadrillion tons of diamonds nestled deep beneath our feet.

Why plastic bag bans triggered huge reaction

Why plastic bag bans triggered huge reaction

AUSSIES went into meltdown when the supermarkets’ plastic bag bans came into effect, and with good reason — Woolies and Coles violated an important unwritten rule.

What we know about evolution may be turned on its head

What we know about evolution may be turned on its head

NEW discoveries hint humans did not evolve to trek out of Africa. That honour may belong to someone, or something, else.

Sun 15 Jul 2018

International Space Station to be seen across Queensland

International Space Station to be seen across Queensland

STARGAZERS will be able to get a good view of the International Space Station as it passes over southeast Queensland tonight.

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