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Bushfires rage in coronavirus lockdown Western Australia

A bushfire raging in the Western Australian city of Perth has forced residents to evacuate, as the city remains in a coronavirus lockdown. At least 59 homes have been destroyed by the blaze, which has been fanned by strong winds. Officials say six firefighters have had minor injuries. People have been told to flee to […]

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338-foot long pizza cooked to raise funds for Australia fire fighters

Owners of a pizzeria in Australia cooked a giant pizza to raise money for firefighters battling the country’s devastating bushfires. Pierre and Rosemary Moio, a brother and sister duo, own Pellegrini’s Italian near Sydney. On Sunday, the two used a conveyor oven to cook the 338-foot margherita pizza, reports news website¬†UPI. The two started out […]

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Climate change is putting platypus towards extinction, Scientists warn 

Prolonged drought and other effects of climate change are pushing the duck-billed platypus, one of Australia’s most unique species, towards extinction, scientists warned in a study published Monday. The furry river-dwelling mammal has already disappeared from as much as 40 percent of its historical range on the east coast of Australia due to drought, land […]