Photo Essays

Meet the Last Jews of Calcutta

This article has been enhanced with interactive sound clips. To hear the voices of the surviving community members, click the phrases highlighted in red. From...

My Australia

Winners of the TIME My Australia photo competition

Australia Says Sorry

On Feb. 13, Australia's Parliament apologized to thousands of part-Aboriginal people who were removed from their families to be raised in white society. TIME...

Australia's Hidden Islands

The continent down under is surrounded by dozens of rugged outliers, many of which now offer luxury accommodations Photographs by Peter Hunt for TIME

Australia Rescues Its Koalas

Deadly bushfires devastate the natural habitat and life rhythms of the normally nocturnal marsupials, forcing them into the company of their biggest enemy —...

A River Runs Through It

In Australia, the driest of inhabited continents, waterways have a powerful allure. From the flood plains of the Top End to the pristine streams of Tasmania,...

Great Barrier Reef Under Threat

Next month, Australia’s Minister for the Environment, Heritage and Water, Mark Butler will decide whether to allow the expansion of a new port within the Great...