Environment And Nature

China reports 4th outbreak this month of African swine fever

Aug 23, 2018

China has reported another outbreak of African swine fever that threatens the country's crucial pork industry, but says it has the situation under control

Turnbull long under attack from own party's conservatives

Aug 22, 2018

Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull has long been under attack from the most conservative element of his party who have always regarded him as too progress to lead an Australian center-right government

Heavily pork-reliant China battling African swine fever

Aug 22, 2018

China, the world's largest producer of pork, is battling an African swine fever outbreak that could potentially devastate herds

Australian prime minister abandons greenhouse gas target

Aug 20, 2018

Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull has abandoned plans to legislate to Australia's limit greenhouse gas emissions to head off a revolt by conservative lawmakers

Solar cookout aims to woo traditional chefs, cut carbon

Aug 7, 2018

Solar cooker bash aims to win over finicky Chinese chefs, vanquish sooty mainstays

Penrith Panthers fire head coach 4 weeks out from playoffs

Aug 6, 2018

Anthony Griffin has been stood down as Penrith Panthers head coach just four weeks out from the National Rugby League finals series. Panthers chief executive Brian Fletcher says "the club and Anthony have agreed to part ways, effective immediately."

Australian chain sets 3rd deadline to end free plastic bags

Aug 2, 2018

Australian supermarket chain sets a third deadline for ending free plastic bags for shoppers, balancing customer anger at an additional shopping expense with demands for corporate action against plastic pollution

Australian supermarket chain reverses free plastic bag ban

Aug 1, 2018

A major Australian supermarket chain has come under fire from environmentalists for reversing a decision to stop providing free plastic bags to shoppers

9 Australians awarded bravery medals for Thai cave rescue

Jul 24, 2018

Nine Australians involved in rescuing 12 boys and their soccer coach from a flooded cave in Thailand have been awarded bravery medals for putting their lives in danger during the treacherous ordeal

Thailand gave diplomatic immunity to Australian medical team in cave rescue

Jul 16, 2018

US-THAILAND-ACCIDENT-CAVE-AUSTRALIA:Thailand gave diplomatic immunity to Australian medical team in cave rescue

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