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There's a meteor shower and a comet to look forward to.

Now is the perfect time to enjoy the night sky from the comfort of your home

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Rebekah Austin
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This is news we needed to hear this week. ❤

Koalas rescued from the bushfires make a return to the Blue Mountains

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COVID-19 is casting doubt over a range of recreational activities as new government guidelines point us towards our living rooms and away from the great outdoors.

Is it safe to go bushwalking?

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Travel into the heart of outback NSW to discover a rich world of Indigenous and natural art.

Artful escapes in outback NSW

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Nicolas Bertin
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Jules Guthridge
We can draw many lessons and opportunities from the current health crisis when tackling planetary warming.

This is what the coronavirus pandemic can teach us about tackling climate change

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Joy Balfour
This little one will improve your day.

The blue beauty with an impressive coat of fuzz

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Your next trip to outback NSW should include a night of spectacular stargazing. Destination NSW

A guide to outback stargazing

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Now is the perfect time to get your hands on some Australian Geographic magazines. You can buy back issues all the way back to the 1980s!

While we're living in confusing times, Australian Geographic reminds us of the incredible natural world around us.

So pull up a comfy chair and sit back with a magazine: [ Bit.ly Link ]
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This image was taken by PhD student Victor Huertas on the 9 March. This coral is located around Magnetic Island, just off Townsville.

Aerial surveys conducted this week have confirmed the occurrence of a third mass bleaching event in just five years.

These unprecedented, back-to-back bleaching events leave little time for the corals to recover

Read the full report: [ Bit.ly Link ]

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This is devastating. At this rate, there's no chance for corals to recover.

“An underwater bushfire”: third mass bleaching event in five years on the Great Barrier Reef confirmed

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