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16 September 2017 5:04 AM Photo of seahorse holding a Q-tip goes global

A photograph of a tiny seahorse clinging to a Q-tip has created ripples worldwide about the state of the world's oceans. The Californian photographer, who has since been nominated for the Wildlife Photographer of the Year Award, says he wishes the photo "didn't exist". "What started as an opportunity to photograph a cute little sea horse turned into one of frustration

16 August 2017 6:26 AM Satellite imagery analysis in the search for MH370

The ATSB has released two reports which analyse data gathered during the surface search for Malaysia Airlines flight MH370. Greg Hood, Chief Commissioner of the Australian Transport Safety Bureau (ATSB), said that although the underwater search for MH370 in the southern Indian Ocean had been suspended in January 2017, some residual analysis activity 6

16 August 2017 3:31 AM Discarded satellite images show objects inside new MH370 seach zone

French satellite images and a CSIRO modelling system may have finally tracked down the wreckage of the MH370, more than three years after the passenger jet went missing. A report released by the Australian Transport Safety Bureau (ATSB) details how French Military satellite images of debris in the Indian Ocean discarded in 2014 have now been analysed 2

9 August 2017 11:40 PM KASM to Appeal EPA's Seabed Mining Green Light

Kiwis Against Seabed Mining confirmed they will appeal today’s EPA’s decision to greenlight a dangerous seabed mining proposal in the South Taranaki Bight. "We have to take the only responsible route here by appealing this decision, on behalf of the future of our coastal peoples and environment, the blue whales, maui dolphins and little penguins. We saw at least 1

9 August 2017 5:27 AM The inevitable split in the Greens

The party has always contained an array of different views and ideologies, which have co-existed under the broad banner of environmentalism. What is surprising is that it’s taken until now for the tensions to boil over. There are splits and deep divisions in every political party, and this one has always been inevitable. Ms Young is particularly critical 3

30 July 2017 5:31 AM Clooney threatens magazine with legal action

Actor George Clooney has threatened a magazine with legal action following the publication of photographs of his children. He accused photographers from French publication Voici of illegally taking photographs of him and his family at their home in Lake Como, Italy. 'Over the last week photographers from Voici magazine scaled our fence, climbed our tree and illegally 10

25 July 2017 1:46 AM Drought risk to soar even at 1.5C

Weather forecasters are predicting that Australia is facing drought conditions as a result of more El Nino weather patterns. (File Pic) Extreme El Nino events that can cause crippling drought in Australia are likely to be far more frequent even if the world pulls off mission improbable and limits global warming to 1.5 degrees. International scientists 8

20 July 2017 5:01 PM What to Know About the Miraculous True Story Behind Dunkirk

The story of the World War II evacuation at Dunkirk — the subject of Christopher Nolan's well-reviewed new film — starts well before the men who were part of one of the most famous events in modern British history reached the beach. It starts in May 10, 1940, with a surprise German blitzkrieg bombarding Holland and the French-Belgian border with air raids 5

18 July 2017 10:06 AM Bryce Dallas Howard says N. Zealand like 'some other planet'

Actress Bryce Dallas Howard says her enthusiasm for New Zealand hasn't dimmed since she first visited at age 5 and was so stunned by the scenery she felt like she'd arrived on another planet. Howard this week begins a campaign to promote the South Pacific nation as a tourist destination to Americans and Canadians. Howard first visited New Zealand when her father 5

9 June 2017 10:09 PM U.S. backs call to save oceans, but notes plan to quit climate deal

UNITED NATIONS The United States supported a global call to action at the United Nations on Friday to conserve and sustainably use oceans, seas and marine resources, even as it noted President Donald Trump's plan to withdraw from a pact to fight climate change. The first U.N. Ocean Conference ended on Friday with the adoption of a Call to Action, which 3