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'Hundreds of thousands' of cattle feared dead after Australia floods

Feb 09, 2019 - 4:11 PM

About half of Australia's 25-million strong cattle herd is bred in Queensland state, and graziers say the floods – described as a once-a-century event – could devastate their industry

FLOODS. A handout photo from the Queensland Fire and Emergency Services (QFES) shows the flooding in Townsville. Photo by Queensland Fire and Emergency Services/AFP

Australian state buys cattle station to help Barrier Reef

Jun 22, 2016 - 8:00 PM

Run off from the cattle station carries sediment to the reef damaging it further

epa05346453 A handout picture made available by NASA on 05 June 2016 shows an image taken by an astronaut aboard the International Space Station (ISS) using powerful lens to photograph three reefs of Australia's Great Barrier Reef, seen from space, 15 October 2015. The photo area spans about 15km of the 2,300km reef system. Reefs are easy to spot from space as the iridescent blues of shallow lagoons contrast sharply with the dark blues of deep water. The Great Barrier Reef is the largest reef system on Earth, with more than 3,000 separate reefs and coral cays. It is also one of the most complex natural ecosystems, with 600 types of corals and thousands of animal species from tiny planktons to whales. EPA/NASA HANDOUT EDITORIAL USE ONLY

Australia minister slammed over 'rubbish, ignorant' remarks about Indonesia

May 26, 2016 - 4:33 PM

What did Barnaby Joyce say about Indonesia that put him under the spotlight?

SLAMMED. Australian Deputy Prime Minister Barnaby Joyce faces criticism over asylum remarks he made about Indonesia. EPA/MICK TSIKAS AUSTRALIA AND NEW ZEALAND OUT

Blowing in the wind: how to stop cow burps warming Earth

Nov 04, 2015 - 9:29 AM

Ruminant animals emit methane a gas that is more than 20 times more efficient than carbon dioxide in trapping the sun s heat

GASSY. A Normandy cow is pictured on October 23, 2015, at a farm in Courcite, northwestern France. Jean-Francois Monier/AFP

The wRap Indonesia: Transgenders arrested, Sumatran elephant killed

Sep 22, 2015 - 6:00 AM

An imprisoned former government official is pictured out in public transgenders are arrested in Aceh and other top stories from Indonesia and around the world

RIP YONGKI. The body of a critically endangered Sumatran elephant, named Yongki, lies on the ground after he was found dead in his enclosure. Photo from Bukit Barisan Selatan National Park

Australia to Indonesia: Don't be wishy-washy on cattle imports

Sep 21, 2015 - 5:48 PM

Australian Trade Minister Andrew Robb says setting an annual quota for cattle imports would be a more stable arrangement instead of deciding on the figure each quarter as Indonesia does now

Indonesia raises cattle imports as beef prices soar

Aug 11, 2015 - 1:51 PM

There was a sharp increase in the cost of beef in Indonesia with prices as high as 130 000 rupiah 10 a kilogram in some areas

Indonesia has long wanted to be able to meet rising national demand for beef through domestic production. Photo by Adi Weda/EPA

Indonesia slashes cattle imports from Australia

Jul 14, 2015 - 2:07 PM

Jakarta will import 50 000 cattle in the third quarter from July to September a sharp reduction from 250 000 in the previous quarter

A file picture shows Brahman cattle bound for Indonesia held at Cedar Park, a pre-export feed lot some 100 km south of Darwin, Australia, on July 14, 2011. Indonesian Trade official announced in July 2015 that it plans to reduce imports of Australian cattle. Photo by Dave Hunt/EPA

Over 100 slain in cattle raid in South Sudan

Feb 10, 2013 - 10:26 PM

103 people were killed including 14 soldiers from the platoon while the rest were civilians mostly women and children