Publication: Australian Geographic

First reported 19 hours ago - Updated 19 hours ago - 1 reports

Polynesian migration mystery solved

An ancient canoe has helped solve a puzzle as to how Polynesian seafarers first made it to the far reaches of the Pacific.EmailA LONG-STANDING mystery about how people migrated to remote regions of the Pacific, such as New Zealand and Easter Island, may ... [Published Australian Geographic - 19 hours ago]
First reported Sep 30 2014 - Updated Sep 30 2014 - 1 reports

Reviews Yakima Holdup 2 Get on the road with a load of your gear with these Yakima racks

RRP $499 www.yakima.com.auSince its recent arrival on Australian shores, US-based Yakima has become a name synonymous with robust, cleverly engineered bike (and watercraft) carrying systems.The company offers an excellent roof-mounted rack – the Front ... [Published Australian Geographic - Sep 30 2014]
First reported Sep 30 2014 - Updated Sep 30 2014 - 1 reports

Single species may be key to reef health

Just a few important species doing important jobs could make or break an ecosytemEmailCORAL REEFS MAY depend on just a few key players, rather than a bouquet of species, according to a new Australian study.Previously it scientists have found that fish ... [Published Australian Geographic - Sep 30 2014]
First reported Sep 25 2014 - Updated Sep 25 2014 - 1 reports

Reviews Scrubba portable washing bag Clean your clothes no matter where you are with this nifty bag

RRP $64.95 www.thescrubba.com.auWashing clothes on the go has long been a painful affair for any traveller. Finding and paying for a laundromat in a foreign city, carrying around a bag of pongy clothes to wash at the end of a trek or figuring out how ... [Published Australian Geographic - Sep 25 2014]
First reported Sep 25 2014 - Updated Sep 25 2014 - 1 reports

Hybrid birds better at fighting disease than purebreds

TRADITIONALLY IN ECOLOGY it's thought that diseases play a big role in the formation of new species , with hybrids sometimes being more vulnerable to infections that exploit weaknesses in the host. However, a new study of parrots has shown that perhaps ... [Published Australian Geographic - Sep 25 2014]
First reported Sep 24 2014 - Updated Sep 24 2014 - 1 reports

Rafting the Franklin River, Tasmania AG Outdoor editor Justin Walker fulfilled a lifelong dream to paddle Australia's iconic Franklin River

I waited d to fulfil my dream of paddling the wild Franklin River. For once, a dream was surpassed by the awesome reality. The river, the rapids, the landscape, the history and the all-encompassing sense of pure, unspoiled wilderness. It's amazing to ... [Published Australian Geographic - Sep 24 2014]
Entities: Australia
First reported Sep 23 2014 - Updated Sep 23 2014 - 1 reports

Finding Nemo's personality

As humans, we understand differences among personality traits of other people, and within moments we can decipher that 'Bob' is social, 'Suzanne' is bold and 'Craig' is aggressive. But do animals, such as fish, have the same kind of personality trait ... [Published Australian Geographic - Sep 23 2014]
First reported Sep 22 2014 - Updated Sep 22 2014 - 1 reports

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Receive this handy wireless rain gauge, valued at $59.95, when you subscribe or renew.subscribeSubscribe &SaveSearchTop 10 sites to fossick for gemstonesAustralia's iconic stamps through historyOutback sunset, Northern TerritoryYour PicsSubmit your photos ... [Published Australian Geographic - Sep 22 2014]
First reported Sep 22 2014 - Updated Sep 22 2014 - 1 reports

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Adventure-race dreams were dashed when Josephine's ankle resembled a purple gumboot.AG OutdoorGoodbye to ChamlangStuart and Theo prepare to leave Kathmandu, having being unsuccessful in their attempts to summit Chamlang.AG OutdoorChamlang traverse 20 ... [Published Australian Geographic - Sep 22 2014]
First reported Sep 21 2014 - Updated Sep 21 2014 - 1 reports

Reviews Zeiss terra ed 8x42 binoculars Spot wildlife out on your adventures with these great lenses

RRP $699 www.osaaustralia.com.auHeading bush for an outdoor escape not only gives you the opportunity to experience amazing landscapes, but also a good chance of spotting some of Australia’s unique wildlife. More often than not, said wildlife will be ... [Published Australian Geographic - Sep 21 2014]
First reported Sep 19 2014 - Updated Sep 19 2014 - 1 reports

Future camouflage may mimic octopus skin

IMAGINE POSSESSING THE camouflage capabilities of a cuttlefish, being able to seamlessly blend into your surroundings and adapting in seconds as they change. New research hints this superhero-like ability may not be as far away as you’d think.Inspired ... [Published Australian Geographic - Sep 19 2014]
First reported Sep 19 2014 - Updated Sep 19 2014 - 1 reports

Aussie wins Ig Nobel with study into the darker side of night owls

THE IG NOBEL AWARDS , tongue-in-cheek prizes honouring achievements that 'first make people laugh, and then make them think', have been handing out awards for more than two decades. And once again some unusually curious scientists gathered at Harvard ... [Published Australian Geographic - Sep 19 2014]

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"There is a general assumption that high diversity systems are more secure, or better insured, because if one species is lost others can take its place" says lead researcher Professor David Bellwood a marine ecologist at James Cook University...
..."Disease is an ever present challenge to animals," Andy says. "Using hybridisation to reduce disease susceptibility in endangered parrots is one predicted translation of our findings."
"This project will provide a better understanding of these aspects and help in the management and conservation of this species in the future."
"It could be adaptively effective for anyone pursuing a fast-life strategy like that embodied in the Dark Triad to occupy and exploit a low-light environment where others are sleeping and have diminished cognitive functioning" the authors said

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