Thousands of bats have descended on the New South Wales holiday town of Batemans Bay, creating a nightmare for residents and a natural disaster.
Small island states in the South Pacific, like Fiji, have been battered by cyclones. As these weather events become more extreme due to climate change, how do remote island communities recover after the storm has passed?
Sydney's sweltering recent record high of 47 degrees Celsius has brought the reality of climate change into sharp focus for many Australians. Skepticism in the country is waning - quickly enough?
Join us as we take a look through the lens at some environmental events from around the world over the past week, including record temperatures in Australia and menacing monkeys in India.
On Indonesia's eastern islands, the last wild forests are being clear-cut and replaced with oil palm plantations. Although the product is practically indispensible, green groups say virgin land needn't be cleared for it.
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