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Kakadu National Park

Random Sunsets Around the World - Part 8, Australia and Canada - Sinking Low on the Looney Front

Mike Arkus | Posted 01.15.2017 | Travel
Mike Arkus

The final blog in the current series on sunsets focusses on two (former British) commonwealths, Australia and Canada, again both the setting orb itsel...

Jaws, Section I - Saltwater Crocodiles: Animal Planet on the Looney Front, Part 10

Mike Arkus | Posted 01.02.2017 | Travel
Mike Arkus

Today, class, we will talk about the more mandibulary-endowed among our fellow animals, those whose teeth are so sharp, numerous or easily and endless...

There Are No Alligators Here! Kakadu National Park

Regina Fraser and Pat Johnson | Posted 01.24.2015 | Travel
Regina Fraser and Pat Johnson

My recent trip to the Northern Territory of Australia was one of the best I've taken - dramatic landscapes, red earth, interesting outposts, luxury trains, and crocodiles - really big crocodiles!

Top 10 Reasons to Visit the Northern Territory of Australia

Regina Fraser and Pat Johnson | Posted 01.13.2015 | Travel
Regina Fraser and Pat Johnson

1. Uluru or Ayers Rock: An impressively large, red sandstone monolith rising from the Central Australian desert. A spiritual and sacred place for the ...

Australia Is Giving Us MAJOR Wanderlust Right Now

The Huffington Post | Carly Ledbetter | Posted 10.26.2014 | Travel

As winter is approaching here in the United States, we're looking for a warmer hideaway before the first snowfall. A likely choice? Australia, wher...

Revenge of the Bees: How I Nearly Lost my Ear in Australia

Dr. Chris Martine | Posted 01.23.2014 | Science
Dr. Chris Martine

I am but a mild-mannered botanist -- and certainly more of a lover than a fighter. But after a decade of studying the unusual sexual habits of "bush tomatoes" in the northern Australian wilds, my voyeurism may have finally caught up with me.

President Obama To Visit Darwin, Australia's Frontier Town

Posted 01.07.2012 | Travel

President Barack Obama has accepted Australian Prime Minister Julia Gillard's invitation to visit Darwin, the Northern Territory city that serves as a...

Australia's Cane Toad Invasion Solved ... With Sausage

BBC News | Victoria Gill | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

Scientists in Australia have designed a cane toad "sausage" that could help protect vulnerable predators from the poisonous toads. The researchers ...