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Australia storms: Army deployed in massive clean-up

The BBC reports on the situation in northern Australia after the area was hit by tropical storms: Australian soldiers have been deployed in Queensland to help clean up after a powerful tropical cyclone caused widespread damage in coastal areas. It … Continue reading

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Alice Springs and Bendigo flood as South Australia braces for heavy rain

The Guardian reports on events in south Australia as communities there prepare for the heaviest rainfall in decades: Emergency crews were bracing for a busy weekend, with heavy rain and flooding set to hit South Australia, while Alice Springs and Bendigo … Continue reading

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Enough is enough: Farmers need help now as the Aussie dream turns to dust

This article from the Australian Daily Telegraph illustrates the tough situation facing many farmers in the state of New South Wales as drought continues to affect their livelihood: “ENOUGH is enough.” They are just three simple words, but they capture … Continue reading

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Clean-up in Brisbane after massive storm

RTÉ.ie reports on the aftermath in Brisbane after a supercell storm hit the city yesterday: Brisbane in Australia is cleaning up after a massive hail storm ripped through the city yesterday afternoon. Officials said the storm was one of the … Continue reading

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Great Barrier Reef ‘in worst state since records began’

According to this recent article by the Guardian, the health of the Great Barrier Reef has greatly deteriorated: The Great Barrier Reef is in the worst state it’s been in since records began and will be “pretty ugly” within 40 … Continue reading

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