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2013-06-11 20:58:42

A significant decline in the numbers of native fish in Australia's Murray-Darling Basin may be linked to released dam water being too cold for breeding.

Apple Redraws Australian Maps
2012-12-11 08:33:35

In truth, there are worse situations than having the words “Life Threatening” associated with your company’s product...but not many.

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2008-09-02 13:20:00

The Australian government's top water official said on Tuesday that drought in Australia's main food growing region of the Murray-Darling river system has worsened, with water inflows over the past two years at an all-time low.

2008-07-11 09:00:31

By Kathy Marks The drought in Australia's main food bowl, the Murray-Darling Basin, has worsened, with record low inflows into the river system in June and an even gloomier situation predicted for the coming months.

2005-12-08 08:15:00

Richard Owen stands outside his old shack overlooking the mouth of the Murray River and laments the decline of Australia's greatest waterway.


Word of the Day
ecotone
  • A transitional zone between two communities containing the characteristic species of each.
The word 'ecotone' comes 'eco-' plus a Greek root meaning 'tension'.