A new study has found that logging can increase the risk of catastrophic wildfires by changing the predominant variety of tree to one that is younger and therefore more prone to fire.
Cyclone Yasi has hit and devastated communities in Queensland, and the storm continues to move, believed to be heading south into New South Wales and Victoria. The University of Leicester … [Read full article]
A report from the UN’s weather agency, the World Meteorological Organization, has reported that the current La Nina event will last through the first quarter of 2011, and possibly into … [Read full article]
The Australian state of Victoria is looking into following its neighbours into implementing cloud seeding to help refill its dams, which currently average around fifty-percent full. Cloud seeding is a … [Read full article]