"Australia" tag

Australian wasp becomes arachnophobe’s hero

The notorious redback spider has a predator of its own.

Head East

Did you know that 91 roads end at the beach between Palm Beach and Manly? Some haven’t changed for generations, while others have been updated to accommodate events or sand movement. Photographer Tim…

A view from above: Australian Outback

  Astronaut and World Wide Fund for Nature ambassador André Kuipers took this picture of the Australian Outback in March 2012. It was release during Earth Hour to raise awareness about climate change.  

There’s no canary in these mines

Australia is a country rich in minerals; there are literally billions of dollars beneath our feet — and we keep stepping on them because we simply don’t have the tools to reach them. Mining…

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