Geological discovery raises questions on continent formation

The discovery of fragments of Australia in the subsoil of the volcanic Vanuatu island in the South Pacific raises new questions on how continents are formed, an Australian university said Monday.

David Peever is Cricket Australia deputy chair

Cricket Australia (CA) chairman Wally Edwards Friday announced that David Peever has been elected its deputy chairman.

World-first study tracks dwarf minke whales

Dwarf minke whales have been tagged and tracked in Australia`s Great Barrier Reef in a world-first pilot study which hopes to solve the mystery of where they spend the summer.

Crabs help Great Barrier Reef coral fight disease

A particular crab species has been helping Great Barrier Reef coral combat white syndrome that causes disintegration of coral tissue, says a study.

`Fishes may be able to cope with rising CO2 levels`

Some marine species are likely to be able to adapt to the predicted rising ocean temperatures and acidification associated with climate change, a new study has found.

Cardinal fish make sacrifices to play great dads

Cardinal fish can go to great lengths to protect their young. That means starving or even putting up with a jealous spouse - and often, dying young for their sake, a study reveals.