February 03, 2023 13:02 (IST)
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Five lions escape from Sydney zoo

Sydney/UNI: Five lions have sparked a brief emergency at an Australian zoo after escaping from their enclosure.

Australia: Groundbreaking decision creates pathway for climate justice on Torres Strait Islands

New York: The UN Human Rights Committee found on Friday that Australia’s failure to adequately protect indigenous Torres Islanders against climate change impacts, has violated their rights to enjoy their culture, free from “arbitrary interference” with their private life, family and home.

Australian govt lists Koalas as endangered species

Canberra/UNI/Xinhua: The Australian government has officially listed the iconic Koala as an endangered species.

Australian study finds China is the biggest generator of plastic waste

Melbourne: An Australian study has unveiled that China is the biggest generator of plastic waste.

Aussie researchers repurpose SARS treatment to fight COVID-19

Sydney/Xinhua: In the race to find a cure for COVID-19, Australian researchers have discovered that a compound originally designed to fight SARS can also stop COVID-19 growth in the laboratory.

Australia launches investigation after dozens of koalas found dead in land-clearing

Sydney/Xinhua/UNI: An investigation has been launched after a distressing land-clearing incident in Australian that has left around 40 koalas dead and another 80 in need of care.

State of emergency declared amid bushfire threat to Australian capital

Canberra/Xinhua/UNI: Authorities have declared a bushfire state of emergency in the Australian Capital Territory (ACT).

Climate denial wastes time amid Australian bushfire crisis: official

Canberra/Xinhua/UNI: Australia's science minister has said that people arguing over the existence of climate change and its impact on bushfires are wasting time.

Australian PM open to increasing emissions reduction target in response to bushfires

Canberra/Xinhua/UNI: Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison said on Sunday that the government's emissions targets need to "evolve."

Australia wildfires: 'Mega blaze' may hit parts of the nation on Friday

Sydney/IBNS: Australian authorities have said that two bushfires that are currently ravaging the nation might merge to form a "mega blaze"  on Friday, media reports said.

Bushfires: Climate activists to march across several cities in Australia tomorrow

Sydney: Slamming the Australian government's 'criminal negligence' on the bushfire crisis, thousands of activists will participate in protest marches across nine cities in the country on Friday.

Australia's Kangaroo Island shows burn scars on one-third of landmass: NASA

Washington/IBNS: NASA's Terra satellite provided before and after imagery that showed the extent of the fires that have been ravaging Australia's Kangaroo Island.

Amid wildfires, Australia likely to kill 10,000 camels

Sydney/IBNS: Stating that the thirsty animals are drinking too much water in the bush fire-hit country, authorities in Australia will start killing thousands of camels in a region of the nation from Wednesday, media reports said.

Bushfire smoke from Australia covers sky of New Zealand's Auckland

Auckland, New Zealand/Xinhua/UNI: The heavy smoke from devastating Australian bushfires cloaked Auckland, turning the city's skyline into eerie orange color on Sunday afternoon.

Aussie firefighter killed after truck rolls in "fire tornado"

Sydney/Xinhua/UNI: A 28-year-old Australian volunteer firefighter has been killed battling a blaze on the border of New South Wales (NSW) and Victoria State when a freak weather event upended the truck he and two others were traveling in.