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Past decade was the hottest on record loading...
Past decade was the hottest on record
The last 10 years have shown that climate change is happening now, shows a new report from NOAA. It's likely to get much worse.
Australia's bushfires will create big problems for fresh drinking water loading...
Australia's bushfires will create big problems for fresh drinking water
When huge quantities of ash wash into rivers, dams, and eventually the sea, they will likely pollute water supplies and kill aquatic wildlife.
Community Spirit Drives National Firefighting Effort loading...
Community Spirit Drives National Firefighting Effort
Australia’s bushfire stricken regions and communities need your help as they slowly begin to recover and rebuild in the coming months.
Long Life Linked To Strong Arts loading...
Long Life Linked To Strong Arts
Heading down to your local museum, art gallery or local theatre could help you live a longer life suggests a recent study out of the UK.
Australia’s Urban Future Needs Better Planning loading...
Australia’s Urban Future Needs Better Planning
Australia’s largest cities are not preparing well for rapid population growth as the growing trend towards urbanisation continues unabated suggests a new report examining the long-term urban plans for Adelaide and Sydney.
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Australia’s Summer Of Extremities
Monash University’s, School of Earth, Atmosphere and Environment Emeritus Professor Neville Nicholls says while public attention on the disastrous bushfire crisis in Australia will rightly continue for weeks to come, we shouldn't forget other weather and climate challenges looming.
Genes Without Price – Great Barrier Reef DNA Frozen For The Future loading...
Genes Without Price – Great Barrier Reef DNA Frozen For The Future
The nation’s top marine scientists have quietly spent the past decade collecting – and cryofreezing - sperm and egg samples from the Great Barrier Reef during its annual spawning season.
Slowing Global Warming By Accident loading...
Slowing Global Warming By Accident
The world has already slowed global warming more successfully than the Kyoto Agreement and we kind of did it by accident.
Australia's Unique Wildlife Suffers From Bushfire Crisis loading...
Australia's Unique Wildlife Suffers From Bushfire Crisis
Some of the grimmest images coming out of the devastating bushfires sweeping Australia depict the monstrous loss of wildlife with estimates putting the loss at well over half a billion animals lost.
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Ancient March Of The Penguins
It’s not often you can say an Adam Sandler film in some way predicted the future but it would seem his 1995 film Billy Madison foresaw the existence of giant penguins.
There Was Some Good Times In 2019 loading...
There Was Some Good Times In 2019
In a year where there seems to have been an avalanche of bad news, there has also been plenty of uplifting stories which tend to get forgotten in a news cycle that seems to thrive on a negative feedback loop.
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Australia Slips Further On Climate Action
Australia continues to fiddle on the issue of climate change as the nation literally burns this summer. According to the latest edition of the annual Climate Change Performance Index, (CCPI) we’ve slipped further down the index to be recognised as one of the bottom five performers globally.

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