Your last chance to save Earth as we know it

An international consortium of more than 8,000 scientists have called for urgent help to save Earth’s 100 most threatened animals, plants and fungi. While Nature has always operated by survival of the fittest, humanity’s increasing need for space is adding to the stresses on the natural kingdom. The report blamed a loss of habitat, caused … [Read the full story]

Cricket umpire kills teenage spectator with bat

A cricket umpire killed a teenage spectator in Bangladesh by hitting him on the head with a bat in a dispute over a contested decision, police said on Sunday. Nazrul Islam, 15, ran onto the pitch during an amateur game in the remote northern district of Kishoreganj and started an argument with the umpire, who … [Read the full story]

NSW have been carrying Aussie cricket for years

Queenslander Bulls batsman Peter Forrest was a key selection, but he grew up in Windsor and played his junior cricket for Hawkesbury. Tasmania, meanwhile, have six Blues imports. Ed Cowan attended Cranbrook and played for the Blues before heading to Tasmania and earning a Test call-up. He plays alongside NSW-bred players Steve Cazzulino,Brendan Drew, Jackson … [Read the full story]