Thunberg v Trump: A trillion trees is 'not enough'

Activist Greta Thunberg said on Tuesday planting trees was not enough to address climate change, in an apparent rebuke to a pledge in Davos by US President Donald Trump an hour earlier. “Your inaction is fuelling the flames,” the 17-year-old added, in the...

Duck-billed platypus under threat from climate change

Platypuses were once considered widespread across the eastern Australian mainland and Tasmania. Australia’s devastating drought, and other effects of climate change are pushing the mammal towards towards extinction., say researchers. Source: Time of...

Australia firefighters save world's only rare dinosaur trees

Firefighters winched from helicopters to reach the cluster of fewer than 200 Wollemi Pines in a remote gorge in the Blue Mountains a week before a massive wildlife bore down, national parks and wildlife service director David Crust said. The firefighters set up an...