Coronavirus pandemic triggers reduction in global air pollution
March 23, 2020, 12:16 p.m. by Michael d'Estries
Researchers studying the declines say more lives may end up being saved from air quality improvements than are lost to the virus itself.
The power is coming back on in Australian communities thanks to solar-powered minigrids
February 25, 2020, 11:13 a.m. by Michael d'Estries
These small-scale systems can bring communities back online in as little as a day.
Australian soldiers use time off from fighting fires to feed displaced koalas
January 30, 2020, 1:23 p.m. by Ben Bolton
The 9th Brigade stopped by Cleland Wildlife Park to lend a hand.
We know more about how the victims of Vesuvius died — and it's grim
January 23, 2020, 7:25 p.m. by Bryan Nelson
The volcanic eruption was so intense it turned this person's brain into glass.
Australian fires reveal ancient water system built long before the pyramids
January 22, 2020, 4:54 p.m. by Christian Cotroneo
It took a catastrophe to uncover its full glory.
Firefighters save grove of trees in Australia that predate the dinosaurs
January 17, 2020, 8:27 a.m. by Christian Cotroneo
Only 200 Wollemi pines remain.
Australian wildlife officials air-drop carrots, sweet potatoes to help struggling wallabies
January 13, 2020, 11:58 a.m. by Ben Bolton
Operation Rock Wallaby is just of several efforts to help animals.
Could ancient stone circles have been conduits for lightning strikes?
December 23, 2019, 8:50 p.m. by Bryan Nelson
New evidence at the center of an ancient stone circle offers clues.
Monster 75-foot wave loomed off the California coast during the holiday weekend
December 11, 2019, 5:47 p.m. by Bryan Nelson
It was one of the tallest waves ever recorded.
Why lightning is so much deadlier for animals than it is for humans
October 9, 2019, 8:42 a.m. by Christian Cotroneo
And maybe why your dog cringes whenever there's a storm.