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Burned Koalas Are Overflowing Australian Hospitals

January 7th, 2020 | by Johnna Crider

Thousands of koalas have been badly injured by the bush fires in Australia to the point where hospitals are overflowing. An article on ABC North Coast explains that kindhearted artisans have mobilized to get creative when it comes to comforting these innocent victims of the fires. On the show On Breakfast with Bruce Mackenzie, a resident of Byron Bay, Morgan Leigh, explains how crafters are helping out by making little pouches, mittens, and blankets


Explosions, Bush Fires, and Solar Cars – the World Solar Challenge Continues

October 19th, 2011 | by Charis Michelsen

The Veolia World Solar Challenge in Australia is well under way, with 22 teams still competing under their own steam 4 days into the race. The solar cars, which start with 5kW of stored energy, must use solar power to get themselves from Darwin to Adelaide – about 1800 miles in total. The road is long and difficult, sometimes in surprising ways



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