One of Australia's most famous musicians died this week. Jimmy Little was 75. Little was one of Australia's most prominent Aborigines. The World's Jason Margolis met Jimmy Little in Australia last year.
An epidemic, the disease chytrid, is spreading among the world'a amphibian population, decimating whole species. Now, scientists are building arks in an effort to save species before the disease can wipe them out.
In Panama, scientists are racing to find and save frogs before they succumb to a virulent fungus that's been killing amphibians around the world. Sabri Ben-Achour reports on the effort to get frogs into what they're calling 'amphibian arks.'
The Economist magazine released its list of the world's most expensive cities this week. Cracking the top 10 were two Australian cities: Sydney and Melbourne. It's not just expensive to live there; it's expensive for tourists to visit.
The World's Alex Gallafent reports on two bosses, one lauded, the other pilloried. Australian businessman Ken Grenda has awarded his employees generous bonuses. The other, Fred Goodwin, has been stripped of his knighthood.