Australia’s beloved koalas are under threat of extinction
14 February 2023 | 11:19 am
Koalas are in serious decline suffering from the effects of habitat destruction, domestic dog attacks, bushfires and road accidents. The Australian Koala Foundation estimates that there are less than 57,920 Koalas left in the wild, possibly as few as 32,065.
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Australia is set to deploy surveillance aircraft to Germany to guide and protect an external support hub for Ukraine. Canberra also agreed a deal to export Australian-made German combat vehicles back to Germany.
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Supporters gear up for the the Women's World cup match between co-hosts Australia and Ireland at Stadium Australia in Sydney.
Australia opened their World Cup campaign with a victory — despite being without injured star Sam Kerr. The Matildas broke Ireland's resistance in the 52nd minute through Steph Catley's expert penalty.
Around 100 whales were spotted near the coast in Western Australia, making their way to the beach, where at least half later died. The phenomenon is believed to indicate either stress or illness within the pod.
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More than half of the pod of whales stranded on an Australian beach had already died before the rest had to be euthanized.
Nigeria produced the first major shock of the Women's World Cup as they stunned Australia 3-2 on Thursday to leave the co-hosts' tournament hopes on thin ice.
The Women's World Cup is giving the Nigerian community in Australia the chance to celebrate their culture and cheer on their team, as DW found out in Melbourne.
The arrests saved 13 children from further harm at the hands of the men, police said. The operation was carried out with the assistance of intelligence from the FBI in the US.
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