Australia Battles Oil Slick on Yarra River
A 8 km long oil slick has contaminated Melbourne's Yarra
River, posing serious threat to wildlife in the region .
Recreational users have been warned against contact with the water until the slick - from the Chandler Highway to Johnston St - is cleaned up.
The Environment Protection Ag...
The Walter and Eliza Hall Institute Announces the Next Director
...ilton was born in the UK in 1964 and migrated to Australia with his family in 1970. He grew up in the idyllic outer suburb of Warrandyte, in the Lower yarra
Valley, just north east of Melbourne. He continues to reside in Warrandyte with his wife Adrienne, sons Josh and Zeph, and their Kelpie, Jessie.
When evolution is not so slow and gradual
A research team led by Swanne Pamela Gordon from the University of California, Riverside studied 200 guppies that had been taken from the yarra
River in Trinidad and introduced into two different environments in the nearby Damier River, which previously had no guppies. One Damier environment w...
Mercury contamination found in stranded Victorian dolphins
...ry was used in gold processing, as well as from other industrial sources. Over time, the mercury has been washed down through waterways, including the yarra
River, and come to rest on the bottom of the Bay," Dr Thompson said.
Dr Thompson said it was critical that further studies were done throughout the...