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With the venomous Crown of Thorns starfish decimating Australia's Barrier Reef, hope comes from a surprising source.
Last updated: 24 Jul 2013 13:52 GMT
Queensland hit by flash flooding
The remains of Tropical Cyclone Oswald trigger widespread flooding across the State.
Last updated: 25 Jan 2013 09:30 GMT
earthrise learns about a vital breakthrough in Australia's lethal war against poisonous cane toads.
Last updated: 13 Apr 2012 17:09 GMT
Australia's turtle 'mercy missions'
Flooding has seen large numbers of sea reptiles dying along the country's east coast.
Last updated: 28 Feb 2012 04:43 GMT
Storm wreaks havoc in Australia
Cyclone Yasi batters towns in country's northeast, but residents escape without serious casualties.
Last updated: 03 Feb 2011 15:34 GMT
Cyclone Yasi hits Australian coast
A "monumental" storm has crossed northeastern Australia, tearing off roofs and cutting off power to homes.
Last updated: 02 Feb 2011 20:08 GMT
Australia braces for cyclone fury
Police are forced to turn people away from evacuation shelters as "monster storm" hits the Australian coast.
Last updated: 02 Feb 2011 14:13 GMT
Ship collision leaves reef 'scar'
Grounding of Chinese ship caused "significant" damage to Barrier Reef, officials say.
Last updated: 13 Apr 2010 05:28 GMT
Crews refloat reef collision ship
Salvage teams remove Chinese ship that had run aground on Great Barrier Reef.
Last updated: 13 Apr 2010 02:10 GMT
Ship in restricted Australia reef
Three men arrested after bulk carrier enters Great Barrier Reef in second incident.
Last updated: 11 Apr 2010 05:39 GMT
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Hopeful Georgia takes baby steps towards EU
Preliminary deal with the European Union would bring the post-Soviet country closer to the Western bloc.
Dubious wisdom: Assad's waiting game
Lacking his father's political cunning, Bashar al-Assad can thank the hard work of others for his survival.
Identity and Exile
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Egypt's wave of painkiller addiction
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Infographic: Keeping Palestinians occupied
The number of Israeli settlers in the West Bank has doubled since the Oslo Accords were signed 20 years ago.
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In pictures: A tale of three cities
We investigate how three key Afghan cities are being affected by the gradual withdrawal of American troops.
'Hotels of death' in Indian holy city
Designated hotels in Varanasi cater to only the old and the infirm, waiting to die and attain "salvation".
In pictures: Ukrainian protesters set up camp
In the largest demonstration since the Orange Revolution, protesters vow to occupy central square until demands are met.
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