Kathy Marks is Asia-Pacific for The Independent, based in Sydney. She has also worked for Reuters and The Daily Telegraph.
A last chance to save Australia’s Great Barrier Reef: Scientists launch audacious plan to create ‘fertility clinic’ to breed endangered coral
02 December 2013 06:06 PM
The world’s largest living organism has shrunk by about half over the past 30 years as a result of climate change, ocean acidification, pollution and crown-of-thorns starfish, which prey on coral
Ashes 2013-14: A sledge too far - is it time to declare an end to such hostilities following the departure of Jonathan Trott?
26 November 2013 01:00 AM
A guy threatening another guy with physical violence – I think it’s just not cricket, not the cricket I grew up loving
22 November 2013 05:29 PM
A public inquiry found 13 people died as a result of his negligence, but repeated attempts at prosecution failed
'All governments gather information': Australian Prime Minister Tony Abbott admits to 'gathering information'
18 November 2013 06:36 PM
“All governments gather information … and all governments know that every other government gathers information,” Tony Abbott declared in parliament on Monday, effectively confirming reports that Australia had tried to eavesdrop on mobile phone conversations between the Indonesian President, Susilo Bambang Yudhoyono, and close confidants including his wife.
17 November 2013 12:00 AM
'Insanely jealous' boyfriend denies throwing his girlfriend from 15th-floor apartment balcony
12 November 2013 08:15 AM
Days after the typhoon struck, the misery goes on for Philippines families without food, water or medicine
Typhoon Haiyan: 'Every single building. Every single house. Destroyed' - Governments pledge millions, but the ruined city of Tacloban still waits
12 November 2013 12:00 AM
Displaced and destitute survivors scatter the streets of the ruined city of Tacloban – but the aid they crave remains critically slow in coming
10 November 2013 12:00 AM
Vietnam braces itself as the Philippines counts the cost of the typhoon
04 November 2013 06:06 PM
A week before Australian politicians reconvene after a lengthy spring break, Parliament House in Canberra has been invaded by a different kind of pest: swarms of large bogong moths, breaking their journey on their annual flight south.
03 November 2013 06:53 PM
An Antarctic explorer may have nasty secrets, writes Kathy Marks in Sydney
Malaysia Airlines MH17 crash: Vladimir Putin is given 'one last chance' to end hostilities in Ukraine
The 'scroungers’ fight back: The welfare claimants battling to alter stereotypes
The truth about conspiracy theories is that some require considering
Arizona execution lasts two hours as killer Joseph Wood left 'snorting and gasping' for air
Malaysia Airlines MH17 crash: Ukrainian military jet was flying close to passenger plane before it was shot down, says Russian officer
Malaysia Airlines MH17 crash: Massive rise in sale of British arms to Russia
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