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Australia Mining Pit, Visible From Space, Threatens To Swallow Town

GlobalPost | Kathy Marks | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

More than a century on, the "Golden Mile" is still yielding riches, mainly from the so-called Super Pit, an enormous open-cut mine created from scores...

Australians Told To Eat Camels For The Environment

AFP | Tue Dec 9, 2:00 Am ET | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

A three-year study has found that Australia's population of more than a million feral camels -- the largest wild herd on earth -- is out of control an...