Australia: Tasmania – Tarkine Mine Halted


The link below is to an article reporting on a court decision to halt a mine in the Tarkine region of Tasmania until a final decision has been reached.

For more visit:
http://www.australiangeographic.com.au/journal/tarkine-mine-on-hold-in-court.htm

Australia: Tasmania – The Tarkine


The link below is to an article that considers the state of the Tarkine wilderness region in Tasmania.

For more visit:
http://www.australiangeographic.com.au/outdoor/taste-of-tasmanias-tarkine.htm

Russia: Siberia – Climate Change Impact


The link below is to an article that reports on global warming in Russia’s Siberian region.

For more visit:
http://www.redorbit.com/news/science/1112789978/global-warming-permafrost-thaw-siberia-022313/

Australia: Kimberley Region – New Marine Species Discovered


The link below is to an article that reports on the new marine species found in the Kimberley region of Australia.

For more visit:

New species found in ‘last frontier’ – The West Australian.

Western Australia: Kimberley – Horizontal Falls Protected


The link below is to an article reporting on new marine parks and a national park recently announced for Western Australia, that will help protect Horizontal Falls in the Kimberley.

For more visit:
http://www.abc.net.au/news/2013-01-28/national-park-created-to-protect-horizontal-falls/4487354