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Plastic waste making coral reefs sick, study finds

/ Jan 26, 2018

Plastic waste making coral reefs sick, study finds

Billions of bits of plastic waste are entangled in corals and sickening reefs from Thailand to Australia's Great Barrier Reef, scientists said on Thursday. The trash is another pressure on corals, already suffering from overfishing, rising temperatures caused by climate change and other pollution. In the ...

Vandals smash rare dinosaur print in Australia

/ Dec 20, 2017

Vandals smash rare dinosaur print in Australia

Vandals have taken a hammer to a 115-million-year-old dinosaur footprint at a world-renowned site in Australia, with officials Wednesday slamming the "sad and callous" act. The footprint of the medium-size theropod was found by paleontologists in 2006 at Flat Rocks in Victoria state — one ...