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A spiral formation of jack fish in Heron Island's harbor was the winner of <em>BMC Ecology and Evolution</em>'s inaugural photo competition.

What Do You See in This Spiral of Color and Light?

A researcher says her award-winning image of a swirling school of fish is also a metaphor for the oceans' health.
A satellite image from May 2021 shows Lake Menindee, the largest of a nine-lake system, refilling after years of drought. By late August, the lake had reached nearly 90 percent capacity.

An Australian Lake Returns to Life Amid Controversy and Hope

The revival of Lake Menindee is the latest chapter in a battle over water management, environmental protection, and indigenous rights.
After heavy rains, spiderwebs covered part of Gippsland like a glinting blanket.

Spiders Covered Australian Shores With a Massive, Gossamer Blanket

The ghostly sight tells a story of escape, survival, and a post-flood feast.
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