Melbourne: An Australian study has unveiled that China is the biggest generator of plastic waste.
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.
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.
Canberra/Xinhua/UNI: Authorities have declared a bushfire state of emergency in the Australian Capital Territory (ACT).
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.
Canberra/Xinhua/UNI: Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison said on Sunday that the government's emissions targets need to "evolve."
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
New York/IBNS: As Australia’s “catastrophic” and deadly wildfire emergency continues, UN weather experts on Tuesday echoed Government warnings for people to remain vigilant in the face of the fast-moving threat and tinderbox conditions.
Moscow, Sep 20 (Sputnik/UNI) Close to 300,000 demonstrators have joined the Global Climate Strike in the Australian cities of Melbourne, Sydney, and Brisbane on Friday, inspired by 16-year-old Swedish climate activist Greta Thunberg, who calls for immediate action on climate change, media reported.
Melbourne, Jan 14 (IBNS): The Bureau of Meteorology in Australia has released its Annual Climate Statement, showing 2018 was the country's third-warmest year on record, while rainfall totals were the lowest since 2005.