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Drones monitor health of declining Australian sea lions

The Australian sea lion population has never recovered from the impact of the commercial sealing that occurred mainly in the 19th century. But the use of drones by University of Adelaide researchers to identify the reason for the latest decline could play a significant role in reversing the threatened species’ fortunes.

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Abalone divers celebrate 50 years of buried treasure

For half a century, an intrepid group of South Australian divers have braved shark-infested waters to supply the banquet tables of Hong Kong and China with green lip abalone.

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