Environment

Wed 12 Dec 2018

How to watch the meteor shower this weekend

How to watch the meteor shower this weekend

Hoping to catch a glimpse of the Christmas comet this weekend? Here’s when and how to watch the night sky to see the Geminids Meteor Shower.

Here comes a Christmas comet spectacular

Here comes a Christmas comet spectacular

You’d better watch out. You’d better look up, I’m telling you why: two ‘Christmas comets’ are coming to town!

Tue 11 Dec 2018

Plea to save Great Barrier Reef

Plea to save Great Barrier Reef

A MARINE biologist and artist hopes her new book will inspire children to take action to save the Great Barrier Reef from the effects of climate change.

QLD National Parks reopen after catastrophic fires

QLD National Parks reopen after catastrophic fires

There are still 32 fires burning across Queensland

Mobile habit we really need to break

Mobile habit we really need to break

We all know about the bag ban, but there is a growing problem in Australia that needs to be addressed — and you’re probably guilty.

Remedy to our cities’ growing pains ignored

Remedy to our cities’ growing pains ignored

Queensland’s rapidly growing communities are causing major issues for our public transport, roads, hospitals and schools a landmark report warns.

Mon 10 Dec 2018

Man missing at falls for eight days

Man missing at falls for eight days

Police have commenced a search for a 60-year-old man who was last seen.

What it's like to drive Australia's cheapest electric car

What it's like to drive Australia's cheapest electric car

Electric cars? Too expensive. Range anxiety. No charging infrastructure. They look daft. With the launch of Hyundai’s purely electric Ioniq, such arguments are...

Sun 9 Dec 2018

More bushland preserved for koalas

More bushland preserved for koalas

The State Government has announced an extra 190,000 hectares of bushland will be preserved in an effort to save Queensland’s struggling koala population.

Sat 8 Dec 2018

Venomous snake bites toddler in his backyard

Venomous snake bites toddler in his backyard

Two-year-old received multiple snake bites on body

First sounds heard from red planet

First sounds heard from red planet

In what NASA had labelled an “unplanned treat” the Mars lander has released audio of sounds from the red planet never heard before.

Majority of Aussies support school children's new protest

Majority of Aussies support school children's new protest

School students who skipped school to protest against climate change are at it again, refusing to back down. It seems most Aussies support them.

Fri 7 Dec 2018

The worst thing in your bin

The worst thing in your bin

There’s something we’re putting in our bins that shouldn’t really be there, and War on Waste’s Craig Reucassel wants us to stop doing it.

New MH370 crash site plotted

New MH370 crash site plotted

The search for Flight MH370 simply doesn’t add up. A European engineer has identified a new possible crash site.

Prophet’s scary ‘megaquake’ warning

Prophet’s scary ‘megaquake’ warning

A self-proclaimed mystic with a global cult following claims a rare planetary alignment could trigger a “megaquake” over the festive season.

Thu 6 Dec 2018

Aussies at risk of deadly asthma storm

Aussies at risk of deadly asthma storm

FATAL asthma thunderstorms could be heading to Australia, following unsettling findings that increasing temperatures could lead to more allergic attacks.

Stunning images come with dire warning

Stunning images come with dire warning

Warning: These entries in the Wildlife Photographer of the Year Competition could stun you with the beauty of nature - but some of these images might just break...

Quakes leave New Caledonia on high alert

Quakes leave New Caledonia on high alert

The threat of a tsunami after a massive earthquake struck off the coast of New Caledonia has passed, but residents are being jolted by significant aftershocks.

Wed 5 Dec 2018

Karara bushfire remains contained with crews monitoring

Karara bushfire remains contained with crews monitoring

VERY few flames left but crews are still keeping an eye on the scene.

Girl’s deadly find on Aussie beach

Girl’s deadly find on Aussie beach

After a day of building sandcastles and collecting shells on a beach a young girl unknowingly took home a very dangerous creature.

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