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Less Blood in the Water: Researchers Try New Way to Keep Sharks From Beachgoers

April Zhu | Posted 11.02.2014 | Green
April Zhu

It should seem that sharks are used to bad news by now. So perhaps there's no better a time than now for some good cheer. Indeed, a recent study from Brazil suggests promise in a humane, non-lethal, and impressively successful method to keep beaches clean of attacks -- without putting a bullet in anyone's brain.

The Bungle Bungle Mountain Range Is Something Out Of A Dr. Seuss Book

The Huffington Post | Suzy Strutner | Posted 06.13.2014 | Travel

If Dr. Seuss could live anywhere, he'd probably pick this place. Australia's Purnululu National Park is a whimsical place that belongs in a picture...

18 Reasons Why Australia Is Travel Heaven

minube | Posted 07.27.2014 | Travel
minube

With it's vast and varied landscapes, unique wildlife, and white-sand beaches, Australia is one of the most interesting continents around.

Green Energy Tourism

Kevin Richberg | Posted 06.03.2014 | Green
Kevin Richberg

One of the best ways to get the public excited about Green Energy is inviting them to see how it's done. This 3 Minute Postcard of Western Australi...

Diary of a None Too Happy Camper: Camping Down Under on The Looney Front

Mike Arkus | Posted 05.04.2014 | Travel
Mike Arkus

I'm not a fan of organized tours or camping. But when you're in hyper-expensive Australia, unwilling to waste zillions on a 4X4, a camping tour of The Kimberley, one of Western Australia's premier sights, may be your best bet.

Wingsuit Flying Over Pink Lake In Australia, Because Sure Why Not

The Huffington Post | William Goodman | Posted 02.14.2014 | Green

While many people on the East Coast are dealing with frigid, wintry weather and a lot of the color white, it turns out that there are actually places ...

Shark Cannibalism Reported In Australia's Controversial Cull Program

Posted 02.11.2014 | Green

Australia's controversial shark culling program is facing yet another set back as sharks caught in the baited drumlines are reportedly being attacked ...

Australia Caught In The Jaws Of Controversial Shark Culling Policy

Posted 11.12.2014 | Green

The Australian federal government is facing heavy criticism from both its constituents and the international community after it recently issued an exe...

In Australia's Mining Towns, Legal Prostitution Is Increasingly Limited

AP | ROD McGUIRK | Posted 08.28.2013 | World

MORANBAH, Australia — A lone woman checking into a motel in the Australian mining town of Moranbah can expect some blunt questioning from the ow...

Around the World

Kevin Richberg | Posted 08.25.2013 | Travel
Kevin Richberg

The 30 Postcards Project has taken me to places remote and places familiar, in 56 countries and counting, from the southernmost city in the world to the northernmost point in continental Europe.

Australia's Amazing Beach Skydive

Kevin Richberg | Posted 09.24.2012 | Travel
Kevin Richberg

Chances are you've never heard of Jurien Bay, Australia, and before receiving a postcard from the tiny coastal town, neither had I. But after this experience, now I'll never forget it.

'River Monsters' Down Under: An Extremely Rare Glyphis Shark

Posted 05.21.2012 | TV

The latest installment of "River Monsters" (Sun., 10 p.m. ET on Animal Planet) found host Jeremy Wade visiting Western Australia. He was in search ...

Third Australian Shark Attack In Less Than 3 Weeks

AP | Posted 03.20.2012 | Green

SYDNEY (AP) — A snorkeling guide was attacked by a 10-foot (3-meter) tiger shark off a remote beach in Australia's third attack this month. That's a...

Australian Woman Attacked By Huge Kangaroo

AP | Posted 12.19.2011 | Green

PERTH, Australia -- An Australian woman said she thought she was about to die when a huge kangaroo attacked her while she was walking her dogs. Janet...

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...

Tasered Man Bursts Into Flames In Australia

Huffington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

When police taser-gunned a man in an aboriginal community in Western Australia who was charging them with a can of gasoline and a lighter, he suddenly...