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Ancient koalas had the pick of not-so-tough nosh

December 29th, 2009 · 2 Comments · News

  By James Woodford SCIENTISTS have gained a glimpse into how the koala, one of the nation’s most loved creatures, may have acted tens of millions of years ago. We may never know exactly how an ancient koala, living 24 million years ago in a since vanished rainforest, differed from its modern counterparts. But a […]

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Real Dirt, Fast – 30 October

October 30th, 2008 · 7 Comments · Real Dirt Fast

Right now our water tank here on the NSW south coast is perilously low, which is why I reckon the story of the week is the admission from NSW Premier Nathan Rees that in February Sydney nearly ran out of water. Excuse me? The biggest and most important city in the country nearly ran out […]

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