From Alice to the Arctic: The challenges of shooting a story in extreme cold – Regional

From Alice to the Arctic: The challenges of shooting a story in extreme cold – Regional

It was 43 degrees when I walked across the tarmac at Alice Springs airport. When I got to Oslo, it was -15, and I was heading somewhere that was supposed to be even colder. I was on my way to Svalbard, a remote archipelago north of Norway, just over a …

Life in a cult: ‘Like an extreme version of domestic violence’ – RN

Life in a cult: ‘Like an extreme version of domestic violence’ – RN

Updated April 12, 2018 08:21:37 Photo: Tore Klevyer (third from the left) at an initial Children of God training camp, or ‘Babes Ranch’. (Supplied: Tore Klevyer ) Related Story: ‘It’s as if she’s dead’: A father’s pain losing his daughter to a cult Related Story: Sex, cults and the bizarre …

NSW combat sports review hears claims of concussion, extreme weight loss and unfair match-ups

NSW combat sports review hears claims of concussion, extreme weight loss and unfair match-ups

Posted April 11, 2018 17:01:12 Shocking claims about concussion, weight loss and a lack of regulation have been heard at a public forum in New South Wales as part of a statewide review of combat sports. Amateur and professional fighters across all codes are under the spotlight amid scrutiny of …

Backstory: Overcoming extreme cold and broadcast restrictions to cover the Winter Olympics – News coverage

Backstory: Overcoming extreme cold and broadcast restrictions to cover the Winter Olympics – News coverage

The ABC sent a team of four to cover the 2018 Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang, South Korea — journalists Mary Gearin and Ben Lisson and camera operators Steve Wang and Matt Roberts — who battled extreme cold and strict filming restrictions. Yes, it was cold. The Winter Olympics are meant …

Complex science behind climate change and extreme weather

Complex science behind climate change and extreme weather

Updated March 21, 2018 22:22:27 Photo: Only a chimney is left standing in this Tathra house after Sunday’s fire. (ABC News: Bianca Gurra) Related Story: Tathra residents huddled on beach as ‘unbelievable’ bushfire destroyed homes Related Story: Top End residents without power, but tap water safe to drink As cyclone …