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Researcher solves Sandy Island mystery (A Phantom Island)

Phantom Islands mystery resolved. The mystery behind the missing of the Sandy Island in the South Pacific, displayed on the world maps as well as Google Earth but did not really exist, has been claimed to be solved by a researcher. A researcher at Auckland Museum after his investigations claimed that the island had never ..

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Australia clears plan to protect Murray-Darling Basin

Australia approved a plan aimed at saving vital Murray-Darling Basin river water sytem. About Murray-Darling Basin: The Murray–Darling Basin is a river network sprawling for one million square kilometres (400,000 square miles) across five Australian states (New South Wales, Victoria, and the Australian Capital Territory, Queensland South Australia) in the interior of south-eastern Australia. The ..

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No resolution achieved during Antarctic Ocean sanctuary talks at CCAMLR

No resolution could be reached during the talks at the Commission for the Conservation of Antarctic Marine Living Resources (CCAMLR), at Hobart in Australia. The commission is made up of 24 countries and the European Union. What is CCAMLR? Commission for the Conservation of Antarctic Marine Living Resources (CCAMLR) was established in 1982.  The Convention ..

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India brings to light carbon tax issue with Australia

India CEOs, led by Forum co-chair Naveen Jindal, conveyed concern over the proposal of the Australian Govt to inflict a 30% tax on big mining companies. The act come into effect in July 2012 and will apply to mining giants.Indian CEOs have latched on with their Australian counterparts the matter of imposition of carbon tax ..

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