Scientists have discovered that the apocalypse like dust storms that swept through Sydney last month have helped tripled microscopic plant life in Sydney Harbour.READ MORE
Pity the poor News.com.au subbie who had to come up with captions for 68 photos of suburbs glowing red, says Jeremy Sear.READ MORE
There was once a time when photographers were sent to cover major events, like today’s Sydney dust storms. These days, free pictures are harvested from the internet.READ MORE
Dust storms, like the one affecting Sydney this morning, can contain everything from plant pollens to dried animal faeces and chemicals, says Ben Harris-Roxas, a health impact assessment expert. Should people stay inside?
The potential health impacts of dust itself are important – usually by exacerbating existing asthma.READ MORE