Redback spider versus Snake is the battle royale that will give you nightmares all week

Rachel Oakley Contributor

By Rachel Oakley in Video on Wednesday 4 March 2015

Only in Australia! This video from Victoria shows us just how deadly the redback spider is, even when a snake is concerned. It also shows us why we should never, ever go outside again.

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Adopt a Koala this Christmas

Agnes Samour Reader Find

By Agnes Samour in New Eco on Wednesday 7 December 2011

Be original this Christmas and forget about the usual chocolate box/book/perfume. From $25 per month, you could support the Australian Koala Foundation by adopting a cuddly marsupial as a gift. How about Rocky or Serenity, or maybe Rose? They are all so cute that it’s impossible to choose only one.

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