Category Archives: Australia

Zealandia: New maps reveal New Zealand’s lost underwater continent

Jesse Yeung of CNN – Under New Zealand, there lies a vast continent on the sea floor. Once part of the same land mass as Antarctica and Australia, the lost continent of Zealandia broke off 85 million years ago and eventually sank … Continue reading

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Can the World’s Strangest Mammal Survive?

Helen Sullivan in the New York Times – The platypus is imperiled by habitat loss, predation by feral cats, and now drought and wildfires wrought by climate change. Continue…

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Millionaires flee their homelands as tensions rise and taxes bite

from Alex Sazonov of Bloomberg’s Moscow office – About 108,000 millionaires migrated across borders last year, a 14 percent increase from the prior year, and more than double the level in 2013, according to Johannesburg-based New World Wealth. Australia, U.S. … Continue reading

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