Category: Australia News
The single continent of Australia and Oceania sprawls eastwards from the Indian Ocean. The lands here are sparsely populated as compared to other continents on the planet.
Talking about the topology of these islands, while Australia is the largest island here, a large part (18%) of the Australian mainland outback is covered with desert and very few human settlements are located here.
The New Zealand islands are even more inhospitable for much human population as it has a very mountainous terrain.
The nearby Pacific Ocean islands are so sparsely populated that their contribution to pollution cannot be considered.
The pollution caused by these areas is so insignificant.