They call the damp woodlands of Taroom, Queensland home but the snail has been critically endangered for some years now.
They call the damp woodlands of Taroom Queensland home but the snail

The Australian Government has released a recovery plan for the boggomoss snail

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Oyster shell was burned to produce lime, and the colony’s first buildings were built with the help of oyster cement.
Oyster shell was burned to produce lime and the colonys first buildings

Oysters are more than just seafood

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Don't miss the debut of Badu Gili, which will cover the Sydney Opera House tonight at 7 pm!
Don't miss the debut of Badu Gili which will cover the Sydney Opera House tonight at 7 pm

Sydney Opera House to be lit up with Aboriginal art each sunset

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Meet Ella, a juvenile green turtle who was found, floating and close to death, off the beachside Cairns suburb of Yorkeys Knob.
Meet Ella a juvenile green turtle who was found floating and close

How to save a (turtle’s) life

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"There’s hundreds and thousands of years of carbon stored in just a metre of soil.”
"There’s hundreds and thousands of years of carbon stored in just a metre of soil”

Protecting the world’s mangroves is critical to intercepting climate change

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On a remote Arctic glacier, scientists and an Aussie adventurer team up to study the melting ice.
On a remote Arctic glacier scientists and an Aussie adventurer team up

Gallery: The melting glaciers in Greenland

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A group of scientists have argued that effective climate change protocols must be enacted to prevent rising sea-levels.
A group of scientists have argued that effective climate change protocols must

Melting of Greenland ice exacerbates rate of global sea level rise by 50 per cent

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The final chapter of the infamous Kelly Gang began on 27 June 1880, when, after eluding the police for almost two years, their luck ran out in the small town of Glenrowan, Victoria.
The final chapter of the infamous Kelly Gang began on 27 June

On this day: The Kelly Gang's last stand

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Mark Cicala
Heather Mullen
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From the archives: To catch the natural phenomenon of coral spawning, you need patience and just a little bit of luck.
From the archives To catch the natural phenomenon of coral spawning you

Coral spawning: a rare natural wonder

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A molecular study in 2009 concluded that echidnas diverged from platypuses about 32 million years ago.
A molecular study in 2009 concluded that echidnas diverged from platypuses about

Are echidnas really platypuses?

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The bleaching hitting the Great Barrier Reef not only harms corals. As these close-up photos show, it also deprives many other species of a home and livelihood.
The bleaching hitting the Great Barrier Reef not only harms corals As

In pictures: A close-up look at the Great Barrier Reef’s bleaching

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Putting a figure on the Great Barrier Reef's value will make 'economics over the environment' arguments null and void.
Putting a figure on the Great Barrier Reefs value will make economics

The Great Barrier Reef has been valued at $56 billion. So what does this mean for its conservation?

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We have the world’s most heat-tolerant ant, which only starts foraging when soil surface temperatures exceed 50°C.
We have the worlds most heattolerant ant which only starts foraging when

Nearly 100 new ant species discovered in Queensland

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These emerging artists will brighten up your Sunday!
These emerging artists will brighten up your Sunday

The best young Aussie illustrators on Instagram

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Snakes nevertheless strike fear into many people who live in or visit Australia.
Snakes nevertheless strike fear into many people who live in or visit Australia

Very few “deadly” Australian animals actually cause deaths.

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Wedge-tailed eagles are protected under the Wildlife Act 1975 meaning offenders could be charged up to $8,000.
Wedgetailed eagles are protected under the Wildlife Act 1975 meaning offenders could

Four wedge-tailed eagles have been shot dead in Victoria. But why?

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Scattered across the oceans floor brittle stars are the most abundant, but least-known stars of the sea.
Scattered across the oceans floor brittle stars are the most abundant but

Brittle stars: the little-known stars of the sea

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Overwhelmingly, wombats are admitted to the Australian Wildlife Health Centre as a result of road trauma.
Overwhelmingly wombats are admitted to the Australian Wildlife Health Centre as a

Baby wombat found and saved by sanctuary

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Ann Butterworth
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