Yarrabubba is Earth's oldest known asteroid strike - and it may have ended an ice age

The asteroid impact that created this massive WA crater changed the climate of the entire world over 2.2 billion years ago. Why This Matters: What... See more

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Development and drought are pushing the platypus, like many other native Australian species, on the path to extinction. W... See more
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"A shark walks into a bar" - four new species change shark family tree
Four new walking shark species have been discovered - and if you're a small invertebrate you should be worried. Why This... See more
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Scientists hate to say 'I told you so'. But Australia, we were warned
"Scientists have clearly and respectfully warned about the risks to Australia of a rapidly heating climate. Perhaps, Australi... See more

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