Deborah Gough

Deborah Gough

Rescuers battle to save heat-stressed flying foxes

Deborah Gough Wildlife rescuers are trying to save thousands of flying foxes after hundreds of the animals began to drop from trees either dead or dehydrated in Kew and Bendigo, suffering from the heat.

'Red tide' algal blooms could continue

Crimson tide ... An algal bloom turns the water red near Torquay.

Deborah Gough Rain and warm weather may produce further algal blooms like the red tide seen from Torquay and Lorne, authorities have warned.