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Marine ecologists in Sydney have successfully restored a once thriving seaweed species, which vanished along a stretch of the city's coastline during the 1970s and 80s during high levels of sewage outfalls.
SYDNEY (Reuters) - Australian Prime Minister John Howard has called on migrants, particularly Muslims, to integrate into Australian society by quickly learning English -- sparking warnings his comments may lead to race riots.
By Mark Bendeich SYDNEY (Reuters) - Australian police patrolled Sydney's beaches in buggies and on horses decorated with tinsel and reindeer antlers on Sunday, as fears of fresh racial violence dissolved into a quiet Christmas Day.
By James Regan SYDNEY (Reuters) - Disagreements, sometimes violent, about who owns the beach in Australia are not new. Long before this month's ethnic riots in some of Sydney's most popular seaside communities, surfers, lifeguards and people who live inland were drawing battle lines in the sand.
By Michelle Nichols CANBERRA (Reuters) - Australia was soul-searching on Tuesday over the racial violence that has gripped Sydney's beachside suburbs with an opinion poll showing three-quarters of Australians believe their country is racist.
By Michael Perry SYDNEY (Reuters) - A security crackdown on Sydney's beaches will be extended over Christmas after further racial violence over the weekend was averted with police arresting seven men with Molotov cocktails and confiscating scores of weapons.
By Jim Regan SYDNEY (Reuters) - Australian police "locked down" two Sydney suburbs on Sunday night, allowing only residents through roadblocks, fearing fresh outbreaks of racial violence after seizing Molotov cocktails.
By Jim Regan SYDNEY (Reuters) - Australian police seized petrol bombs, knives and iron bars around Sydney beaches on Sunday, along with mobile phones used to spread racist messages, in a huge security operation to prevent fresh inter-communal violence.
By Jim Regan SYDNEY (Reuters) - Australian police boosted security around Sydney's beaches on Sunday, fearing fresh outbreaks of racial violence as they seized petrol bombs, knives, iron bars and mobile phones used to spread racist text messages.
By Jim Regan SYDNEY (Reuters) - Australian police stepped up security around Sydney's beaches on Sunday, fearing fresh racial violence after officers manning road-blocks found knives in cars, and hate messages circulated by mobile phone.
- An armed gangster.