How climate change is putting koalas at risk

How climate change is putting koalas at risk

Posted June 04, 2017 09:29:09 Photo: Climate change and logging is putting Australia’s koala populations at risk. (ABC News: Colin Kerr) Related Story: Secret cabinet documents show wombats, quolls and more Aussie animals at risk Related Story: Video captures koala ‘taking her baby for a stroll’ in regional SA Australia’s koalas populations and their coastal gum tree habitats could be devastated by rising sea levels, which would trigger toxic die-back disease, a scientific conference has been told. Koala’s feed only on the leaves of gum trees, and spend most of…

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Inside the Raine Square redevelopment

Inside the Raine Square redevelopment

THE Perth Underground-Raine Square tunnel will close for up to a year as work starts on a $75 million retail and entertainment upgrade for the precinct. The overhaul, starting on Tuesday, includes a starring role for Palace Cinemas, eagerly awaited by Perth movie lovers left bereft after the last CBD movie theatre Piccadilly Cinemas closed in 2013. Raine Square takes up most of the city block bounded by Wellington, William, Murray and Queen streets, with the heritage Royal Hotel and Wentworth buildings to be restored. media_cameraProposed flagship retail outlet on…

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ISIS takes credit for Manila attack despite repeated police claims it was not terrorism

ISIS takes credit for Manila attack despite repeated police claims it was not terrorism

A lone gunman entered the Resorts World Manila early Friday, firing shots from an assault rifle and setting fire to gambling tables. Most of the victims are believed to have died due to suffocation from the smoke. ISIS claimed that “Islamic State fighters carried out” the attack in a statement Friday by its Amaq News Agency. A follow-up statement from the group’s east Asia division referred to only one attacker — whom it named as Abou al-Kheir al-Arkhebieli — and boasted about the number of “Christians killed or wounded” before…

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SpaceX launches historic mission after 2-day delay

SpaceX launches historic mission after 2-day delay

SpaceX blazed through another milestone for the commercial space industry by reusing a Dragon spacecraft for first time ever. The pioneering company, headed by Tesla (TSLA) CEO Elon Musk, launched a Dragon spacecraft Saturday — that was previously used in a September 2014 mission — on another mission to resupply the International Space Station. The launch was originally supposed to occur on Thursday, but those plans were aborted due to a lightning storm. SpaceX has proven it can reuse a first-stage rocket booster, which blasts the spacecraft toward orbit. But…

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