Thousands of bats have descended on the New South Wales holiday town of Batemans Bay, creating a nightmare for residents and a natural disaster.
Temperatures are set to climb next week as heatwave conditions persist in parts of the country. The searing heat has had a particular impact on the Australian Open tennis tournament and a cycling event.
Heat waves in one part of the world, freezing blizzards in another — such weather extremes have a profound impact on wildlife as well. Here are some of the more surreal examples.
As World Water Week draws to a close, water and climate expert Jens Berggren explains why climate change is already affecting our precious H2O.
Resembling arid lunar landscapes, the ancient Willandra Lakes Region was once abundant in life and water. Now dried up, the lakes have yielded fascinating glimpses into Ice Age life, and still host a variety of animals.
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