Blue devil fish discovery in deep waters raises questions around climate change

Blue devil fish discovery in deep waters raises questions around climate change

Posted September 14, 2018 06:51:57 Photo: The rare and protected eastern blue devil fish is prompting many questions from researchers. (Supplied: Paul Selwood/Australian Museum) Related Story: Massive ocean microbe survey to help predict climate change impact Related Story: Geoengineering: ‘The Voldemort of climate change’ The discovery of a rare, protected …

Questions raised over source of Akuna Springs and Akuna Blue water

Questions raised over source of Akuna Springs and Akuna Blue water

Posted August 22, 2018 09:24:02 Photo: NT Beverages, which makes Akuna Blue, was controversially awarded a $10m government grant. (Facebook: NT Beverages) Related Story: Giving private company taxpayer funds to bottle water without license is risky, NT Treasurer says Related Story: NT taxpayers to pay $200,000 a month for infrastructure …

Nimbin camper’s body believed found at Blue Knob Mountain

Nimbin camper’s body believed found at Blue Knob Mountain

Updated August 11, 2018 14:41:44 Photo: Nimbin father Damien Roadley went missing on August 1. (Supplied: NSW Police Force) A body found at Blue Knob Mountain in northern NSW is believed to be that of 38-year-old Nimbin man Damien Roadley. Mr Roadley was reported missing by family members after he …

Blue fairy-wrens eavesdrop on other species to protect themselves from predators

Blue fairy-wrens eavesdrop on other species to protect themselves from predators

Updated August 08, 2018 17:35:59 Photo: New research shows blue fairy-wrens eavesdrop on other bird species to warn them of predators. (Supplied: Jessica McLachlan) Superb blue fairy-wrens eavesdrop on other bird species to learn when a predator is nearby, research has revealed. New research from the Australian National University shows …

SA man survives plunging off cliff into Blue Lake by being thrown out window

SA man survives plunging off cliff into Blue Lake by being thrown out window

Posted August 04, 2018 12:30:00 Photo: The cliffs the ute crashed over and into Blue Lake. (ABC News: Selina Green) An open window has saved a man who was inside a car that plunged into Mount Gambier’s volcanic Blue Lake late last night, police say. A Mitsubishi ute smashed through …

DNA test shows slaughtered blue whale is a hybrid, Iceland marine institute says – Science News

DNA test shows slaughtered blue whale is a hybrid, Iceland marine institute says – Science News

An Iceland marine institute is claiming to have conducted a DNA test proving a suspected blue whale slaughtered earlier this month is an unprotected hybrid. In a release last night, the Marine and Freshwater Research Institute stated that genetic testing confirms that “the whale in question that was caught on …

Blue whale killing denied by Icelandic company Hvalur hf’s CEO, who says it was a hybrid – Science News

Blue whale killing denied by Icelandic company Hvalur hf’s CEO, who says it was a hybrid – Science News

The chief executive officer of Icelandic whaling company Hvalur hf has denied accusations his company slaughtered a blue whale earlier this week, claiming the animal was a hybrid. Speaking from his home in Iceland, Kristjan Loftsson also said Australia should resume hunting whales in order to prevent strandings and danger …