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Photo slideshow of Australia

Photo highlights from Australia . More pictures from Australia are available at Australia images. Unless otherwise specified, images were taken by Rhett A. Butler and are copyright mongabay.com 1994-2012.

This slideshow presently lacks captions. In the meantime, captions for all the photos are available at Australia images.

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One degree of warming would drastically reduce the habitat of nearly all of the region's endemic vertebrates, according to a recent study.
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In an exclusive Mongabay interview, Dr. Scott Cummins explains how the highly destructive Crown-of-thorns starfish could possibly be controlled with the ...
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Tiny particles of plastic, mistaken as food and ingested by marine species, have been identified as a possible peril to the ...
Discarded fishing gear tangles a reef. Photo credit: David Burdick / NOAA.

Coral reefs, teeming with life, are home to vibrant fish communities — which makes them extremely attractive places to go fishing. ...

In the forests of Tasmania lives the swift parrot (Lathamus discolour), a highly threatened bird found nowhere else in the world. ...

Renowned biologist E.O Wilson, assessing Earth's sixth great extinction now underway, described the future as a shrinking keyhole through which all ...

Last month, Australia became the world's first country to ban the import or export of lion trophies, often taken from so-called ...

For 150 years, scientists have known of just two so-called seadragons: the leafy seadragon and the weedy seadragon. But a new ...

Last year, more than 6,000 people gathered for the World Parks Congress 2014, an event held around every ten years by ...

In what was widely seen as a possible breakthrough in the battle to coordinate some kind of response to global warming, ...

Mongabay.org offers journalists opportunity to report on government muzzling of environmental activists. As climate change, pollution, and habitat destruction worsen across ...

The Green Climate Fund (GCF) is suddenly looking very lively after two announcements over the weekend. The U.S. has announced an ...

On the eve of the World Parks Congress in Sydney, the Australian government has just hosted the 'Asia-Pacific Rainforest Summit', a ...

A consortium of companies—North Queensland Bulk Ports, GVK Hancock and Adani Group—have announced they are giving up on a hugely-controversial plan ...

There's nothing in the world like a primary forest, which has never been industrially logged or cleared by humans. They are ...

Last week, the Association for Tropical Biology and Conservation (ATBC) held its 51st annual meeting in Cairns, Australia. In addition to ...

Today, in the midst of what has been termed the “Sixth Great Extinction” by many in the scientific community, humans are ...

A convening of nearly 600 tropical biologists and conservation scientists has called upon the Australian government to strengthen protection of the ...

On Tuesday a prominent group of conservation scientists condemned the Australian government's recent moves to eliminate protections for native ecosystems, cut ...

In a significant victory for Prime Minister Tony Abbott, the Australian Senate has voted to repeal the country's two-year-old carbon tax. ...
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