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The marsupial wasn’t behind the wheel — it was trying to cross a six-lane freeway.
The top dogs of the oceanic food web have been overfished to the point of collapse, a troubling new study says.
Laura Sharrad shared an image of her parents' home in the South Australian region.
From record-breaking bushfires to devastating hurricanes, human-driven climate change keeps killing us.
“A couple of years ago, I would never have believed it,” one scientist said. “I’ve never seen anything like this.”
As the coronavirus pandemic raged, hopes this year would be pivotal for climate change action faded. But all is not lost. Yet.
As the pandemic brought global travel to a halt, local communities and conservation efforts were left in the lurch.
The teenage activist argued that like gravity, climate change was a fact of life -- not something to have "views" on.
"The first time in 3,000 years, or thereabouts, that the Tasmanian Devil has roamed mainland forests..."