Stories about Oceania from December, 2015
South Australians Queue for the Pungent Corpse Flower
Thousands of people have queued to see and smell a corpse flower in bloom at South Australia's Mount Lofty Botanic Garden.
32 Stories That Capture the Happiness, Heartache and Resilience of 2015
Global Voices’ community-driven newsroom worked hard this year to build understanding across borders. Take a look back at some of the people and places we learned about in 2015.
The Best Stories of 2015, Handpicked by the Global Voices Community
We asked our editors, authors and translators from around the world which stories published on our site in 2015 were their favorites. Here's what they said.
Countries Declare States of Emergency in the Face of El Niño
“This El Niño and human-induced climate change may interact and modify each other in ways which we have never before experienced. El Niño is turning up the heat even further.”
Worldwide ‘Paddle Outs’ Pay Tribute to Australian Surfers Murdered in Mexico
Mexican authorities say Adam Coleman and Dean Lucas were killed in a robbery gone wrong. Their bodies were discovered in their burnt-out van.
Climate Change Could Already Be Displacing More People Than War
"We see a narrative of sustained suffering and sustained adaptation until a tipping point is reached and then a decision to migrate is taken.”
‘Cloud’ Jokes Aplenty After China Blamed for Australian Meteorology Bureau Hack
Accusations that China has hacked Australia's Bureau of Meteorology have brought swift online responses down under.