Great White Sharks are fearsome predators, but not invincible. Researchers are investigating a tagged nine-foot-long Great White that was killed, dragged deep underwater and eaten off the coast of Australia. Plus, El Niño is set to change the world's climate and China stirs up controversy in Hong Kong. That and more in today's Global Scan.
Australians are questioning whether their national citizenship test contains appropriate questions, and some think they smack of racism, as The World's Alex Gallafent reports on what the questions on citizenship tests say about various countries.
The answer to today's Geo Quiz is Mount Isa a small mining town located in the northwest of Queensland, Australia. The mayor of Mount Isa sparked a controversy when he suggested a solution to the town's gender imbalance, as Lisa Mullins explains.
For today's Geo Quiz we were looking for the common theme that connects Australia's coastal region "The Great Sandy," North Korea's Mount Myohyang, and Lagunas de Montebello, near the border between Mexico and Guatemala. The answer is....they are all newly deemed 'biosphere reserves.'
An oil well off the Louisiana coast is still leaking oil into the Gulf of Mexico after it blew up last week. A similar incident occurred last year off the coast of Australia. Anchor Marco Werman speaks with Louisa Rebgetz of Australian Broadcasting.
Phil Mercer reports on the heated debate in Australia over a proposed carbon tax. The government says the tax would help fight greenhouse gas emissions, but some of Australia's most powerful interests are against it.