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Penguins rally from brink of extinction

February 27th, 2012 - 12:30 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, Feb 27 (IANS) King penguin colonies have rallied from the brink of extinction and are well on the way to recovery thanks to recent conservation efforts, a study reveals. ... Read more...

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Ship bound for Antartic forgets equipment, makes special trip

March 17th, 2010 - 11:55 am ICT by IANS
Melbourne, March 17 (IANS) An Australian ship set sail for the Antartic, but was forced to undertake a special voyage back after it was found that an important piece of equipment had ... Read more...

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Seals quickly respond to gain and loss of habitat under climate change

July 10th, 2009 - 2:17 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, July 10 (ANI): A new study has indicated that seals can quickly respond to gain and loss of habitat under climate change.The study was conducted by an international research team, including ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

How removing cats devastated a World Heritage island in Australia

January 13th, 2009 - 4:09 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan 13 (ANI): Ecologists have revealed that removing cats, which were considered an invasive species in the sub-Antarctic Macquarie Island in Australia, a World Heritage Site, has caused environmental devastation ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Magnitude 6.2 earthquake hits West of Macquarie Island

August 10th, 2008 - 12:10 am ICT by admin
A strong quake measuring 6.2 shook west of Macquaire Island at Saturday, August 09, 2008 at 16:36:37 UTC (02:36:37 AM Sunday local time). The epicenter of the quake is just 1975 Km from ... Read more...

Posted in Environment, Events |

Strong earthquake hits southern ocean

April 12th, 2008 - 1:03 pm ICT by admin
Xinhua Wellington, April 12 (Xinhua) A strong earthquake measuring 7.1 on the Richter scale hit the southern ocean near the remote Australian territory of Macquarie Island Saturday. There were no immediate reports of ... Read more...

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