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Huge Sections Of Australia’s Great Reef Are Dying

Huge Sections Of Australia’s Great Reef Are Dying

Australia's Great Barrier Reef is dying at an unprecedented rate.
Australia May Ban Unvaccinated Children From Day Care And Preschool

Australia May Ban Unvaccinated Children From Day Care And Preschool

“Vaccination objection is not a valid exemption," Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull said of his new proposal.
Feral Cats Have Taken Over Australia, And The Government Is Now Fighting Back

Feral Cats Have Taken Over Australia, And The Government Is Now Fighting Back

Australia may very well be the land of cat people — but not exactly by choice.
Aboriginal Australians Co-Existed With Giant Reptiles And Marsupials For Over 17,000 Years

Aboriginal Australians Co-Existed With Giant Reptiles And Marsupials For Over 17,000 Years

A new discovery shows that these enormous megafauna went extinct far later than researchers had thought.
How Bunny Rabbits Took Over Australia — And What The Government Is Doing About It

How Bunny Rabbits Took Over Australia — And What The Government Is Doing About It

Thanks to one bored 19th century hunter, Australia has a massive rabbit problem.
Australia’s Centuries-Long Genocide Against Aboriginal People

Australia’s Centuries-Long Genocide Against Aboriginal People

For nearly two centuries, Australia pursued deliberate policies of extermination against the native people that have left scars visible to this day.
Australian Marriage Equality Supporters Win F-ck Case In Court

Australian Marriage Equality Supporters Win F-ck Case In Court

"The police have attempted to scare marriage equality activists out of speaking up against bigotry. They have failed.”
The Great Barrier Reef Could Be Global Warming’s Latest Victim

The Great Barrier Reef Could Be Global Warming’s Latest Victim

Thankfully, we still can reverse course.
Video Of The Day: Happy Australia Day!

Video Of The Day: Happy Australia Day!

If the British didn't plant their flag on Australia 228 years ago today, we wouldn't have Baz Luhrmann, wi-fi or Nicole Kidman. We're saying thanks with this gorgeous time-lapse.
What We Love This Week, Volume CXLIII

What We Love This Week, Volume CXLIII

Plus the best of autumn around the world, the faces of New York's roughest neighborhood, the globe's most terrifying skywalks, and more.
Inside Coober Pedy, Australia’s Awesome Underground City

Inside Coober Pedy, Australia’s Awesome Underground City

In this area, harsh weather and mineral wealth mean one thing: life is better lived underground.