Sea urchin harvest a win-win for seafood industry and seagrass habitat as fishers deal with spike

Sea urchin harvest a win-win for seafood industry and seagrass habitat as fishers deal with spike

Updated May 23, 2018 16:33:07 Photo: Purple-spined sea urchins have overwhelmed Corner Inlet, devouring its seagrass. (Supplied: Parks Victoria) Related Story: Wetlands management ‘complicated and poorly coordinated’ Related Story: Niche Gippsland fishery faces uncertain future Commercial fishermen will be allowed to harvest and sell sea urchins from Gippsland’s Corner Inlet …

Fossil find of 33-million-year-old sea lilies in outback WA challenges major palaeontology theory

Fossil find of 33-million-year-old sea lilies in outback WA challenges major palaeontology theory

Posted May 23, 2018 12:07:37 Photo: Researchers discovered hundreds of “perfect little star” sea lily fossils inland from Exmouth. (Supplied: University of Western Australia) The discovery of hundreds of sea lily fossils in a dusty riverbed near Exmouth in north-west Western Australia has rewritten the species’ history book by millions …

Sea Eagles star Dylan Walker’s sister charged with manslaughter

Sea Eagles star Dylan Walker’s sister charged with manslaughter

Updated May 21, 2018 20:22:59 Photo: Dylan Walker and his sister, Jade Walker, who was formally refused bail. (Instagram: Jade Walker) The sister of Sea Eagles star Dylan Walker will remain behind bars after being charged over the manslaughter of her partner. Jade Walker is accused of killing 51-year-old Gilbert …

From old salts and sea pups, all the best advice on avoiding seasickness

From old salts and sea pups, all the best advice on avoiding seasickness

Posted May 21, 2018 08:21:24 Photo: A week onboard the research vessel Investigator was a lesson in handling sea sickness for ABC reporter Rhiannon Shine. (Supplied: Ben Arthur) Related Story: Probe reveals Bass Strait shipwreck after ‘chance encounter’ Related Story: High seas science lessons live-streamed to classrooms Suck on ice …

Hawaii’s Kilauea volcano lava reaches sea, injures man on third-floor balcony

Hawaii’s Kilauea volcano lava reaches sea, injures man on third-floor balcony

Updated May 21, 2018 08:24:22 A volcano that is oozing, spewing and exploding on Hawaii’s Big Island has become more hazardous, with rivers of molten rock flowing into the ocean and flying lava causing the first major injury. Key points: Lava hitting ocean sends hydrochloric acid and steam with glass …

Chinese long-range bombers land on South China Sea airstrip in show of strength

Chinese long-range bombers land on South China Sea airstrip in show of strength

Posted May 20, 2018 00:18:09 The Chinese air force has landed long-range bombers on an airstrip in the South China Sea for the first time, a move likely to further fuel concerns about Beijing’s expansive claims over the disputed region. A statement from the Defence Ministry said the exercise was …

China’s first home-built aircraft carrier begins sea trials as country looks to modernise its military – China power

China’s first home-built aircraft carrier begins sea trials as country looks to modernise its military – China power

Updated May 13, 2018 16:00:15 Photo: The carrier is not expected to enter service until 2020, Chinese military experts told state media. (Xinhua: Li Gang) China’s first domestically developed aircraft carrier has left its north-eastern port to begin sea trials, state media said — Beijing’s latest milestone in efforts to …

Range Rover rolls on beach, ends up half-buried in sand and sea in island adventure gone wrong

Range Rover rolls on beach, ends up half-buried in sand and sea in island adventure gone wrong

Updated May 03, 2018 14:34:07 Photo: It didn’t take long for the sand and sea to swallow the Range Rover. (Supplied: Queensland Ambulance Service) Related Story: Forget message in a bottle, an entire shipping container just washed up in Queensland A roam around Fraser Island in a four-wheel-drive has ended …

China’s missiles in the South China Sea puts the United States and Australia in a difficult position

China’s missiles in the South China Sea puts the United States and Australia in a difficult position

Posted May 05, 2018 05:03:41 Photo: China’s missiles in the Spratly Islands show Beijing is intent on controlling the South China Sea. (China Ministry of National Defence) China’s deployment of missiles to the disputed Spratly Islands shows Beijing is serious about exerting long-term domination and control over the South China …