Month: October 2022

Water extraction is a key reason for the drying up of the Darling River

Water extraction is a key reason for the drying up of the Darling River

Poor water management and over-harvesting are the main reasons for the decline in flow and the poor health of the Darling River in Australia. Researchers at the Australian National University (ANU) have studied the impact of both climate change and water management on the Darling River over the past 40 years. The study showed that …

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Australia and Singapore agree to invest in green technologies

Australia and Singapore agree to invest in green technologies

Australia and Singapore have signed an agreement in the field of “green economy”. The countries plan to strengthen cooperation in the field of climate investments. According to Singapore Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong, the agreement will help both countries move towards zero emissions, create jobs and growth opportunities in the green sectors of the economy. …

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Australia has 15 animal species listed as endangered

Australia has 15 animal species listed as endangered

The Australian Environment and Water Minister said the government is committed to giving wildlife a better chance and will continue to list rare animals as endangered species. The government program aims to prevent further extinction of native plant and animal species, and must also preserve at least 30% of the country’s territory intact. Among the …

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panesthia lata

Australians have rediscovered an extinct cockroach from Lord Howe Island

Biologists have discovered endemic cockroaches Panesthia lata on Lord Howe Island, which have not been seen here since the 1930s. It was assumed that these insects died out on the island due to the fault of introduced rats and mice and survived only on small islands off the coast. However, it turned out that the …

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