Entries tagged with “Australia”.

Affordable broadband internet will soon be available to every home, school and business in Australia, the country’s government has promised.

An American freighter that sunk nearly 70 years ago off of Australia’s southeast coast has been located, ocean researchers said Thursday.

Six whales rescued after a mass beaching in southwestern Australia have again stranded themselves in the sand, government officials said Wednesday.

It won’t reverse global warming, but proponents say Earth Hour is a good way to raise awareness about the climate problems the world is facing. Held the last Saturday of March, Earth Hour was started by the World Wildlife Fund in Sydney, Australia in 2007. More than two million people and businesses took part in that first year.

Eleven long-finned pilot whales have survived a mass beaching and were returned to the sea Tuesday off southwest Australia, according to officials.