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Extinct Marsupial Preyed On Animals Bigger Than Itself

Extinct Marsupial Preyed On Animals Bigger Than Itself

Brett Smith for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online The biggest known carnivorous marsupial of the modern era – the Tasmanian tiger - or thylacine - went extinct in the early 20th century. Now, researchers have found that a distant,...

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Great Barrier Reef Could Be In Danger Due To Proposed Sediment Dump
2014-02-03 04:48:30

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online The Australian federal government has approved a proposal to dump three million cubic meters (106 million cubic feet) of sediment in the Great Barrier Reef, enraging conservationists who believe the move could threaten the world’s largest coral reef system. According to CNN’s Euan McKirdy, the depositing of the dredged material comes as the result of a planned coal port expansion at Abbot Point on the coast of Queensland. The...

Great Barrier Reef The Site Of Aborted US Military Training Mission
2013-07-22 04:56:11

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online A pair of US Marine Corps fighter jets dropped a total of four unarmed bombs on the Great Barrier Reef in what is being described as a military training exercise gone wrong, according to various media reports. According to BBC News, the AV-8B Harriers were taking part in a joint American-Australian training exercise known as Talisman Saber. They had intended to drop their payloads at a bombing range at nearby Townshend Island on...

2013-07-10 16:20:46

CHARLOTTE, N.C., July 10, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- MyClassicGarage.com has just launched their latest product, MCG Social at http://myclassicgarage.com/social. MCG Social is a robust social network for the classic car community. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130710/CL45572) In its first year, MyClassicGarage.com (MCG) has grown to over 135k users who use the website to manage aspects of vehicles they own as well as buy and sell cars for free. Now those users can...

2013-03-29 16:20:12

"Collectors and Enthusiasts Motivated by Car Giveaway and Access to Unique Website Tools" CHARLOTTE, N.C., March 29, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- More than 100,000 classic car collectors and enthusiasts claimed MyClassicGarage.com virtual garages in the past nine months, activating free membership and entry into a 1970 Hemicuda giveaway in December 2013. In 2012, MCG gave away a 1979 Pontiac Trans Am. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130329/CL85942) (Logo:...

2013-03-28 08:25:10

SYDNEY, March 28, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- The Sydney Harbour Bridge will be the centrepiece of an interactive light installation for Vivid Sydney, bringing world-class lighting artistry to one of Australia's most internationally recognised landmarks. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130328/HK84164 ) Vivid Sydney event partner, Intel Australia has teamed up with Sydney-based lighting innovators; 32 Hundred Lighting, to create an immersive projection onto the bridge's western face...

2013-03-11 12:23:56

Book by March 20 and get 7 Nights in Sydney + Airfare from $1699 SYDNEY, March 11, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- It's time to spring for that trip to Sydney! Travelscene is offering incredible savings on a seven-night trip this spring with rates from $1699, including airfare. Australia's largest and most famous city is home to beautiful beaches, iconic landmarks, and is Australia's premier events capital. The "Best Sydney" package offers the ultimate ease in vacation planning, and the...

Great Barrier Reef Erosion Raises Conservation Questions
2012-09-24 14:23:33

Brett Smith for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online As anyone who follows politics knows, public policy is a process that can take years or decades to hammer out, especially when it comes to certain issues. Unfortunately, the forces of nature are always in a state of flux, which can make it difficult to develop policy around them. With this in mind, Australian researchers set out to study the effects of climate change and temperature dynamics around the Great Barrier Reef (GBR) and its...