Eight people have been confirmed dead, dozens remain in hospital with injuries and nine are still missing after sudden volcanic eruptions on Whakaari/White Island off the east coast of New Zealand.
The centenary of the 1919 England to Australia Air Race provides a chance to remember this largely forgotten chapter of aviation history and honour the courageous men who pioneered modern international flight.
If you’ve come across a ladybug washup before, it’s likely made you worry, but this bizarre event can be explained.
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An expedition by helicopter to an isolated mountain plateau on the Cape York Peninsula resulted in the discovery of a whole new ecosystem.
The Cape Melville leaf-tailed gecko has been named as one of the top new species finds of 2014