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does australia really have the deadliest snakes? we debunk 6 common myths

Does Australia really have the deadliest snakes? We debunk 6 common myths

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A red-bellied black snake Damian Michael, Author provided As we settle into spring and temperatures rise, snakes are emerging from their winter hideouts to bask in the sun. But don’t be alarmed if you spot one, it’s...
angus taylor’s tech roadmap is fundamentally flawed — renewables are doable almost everywhere

Angus Taylor’s tech roadmap is fundamentally flawed — renewables are doable almost everywhere

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Picture: Lukas Coch/AAP/Dave Hunt The Morrison government on Tuesday revealed the five low-emissions technologies it will prioritise for investment. The so called “technology roadmap” offers scant support for renewable energy, for reasons that do...
environment minister sussan ley faces a critical test: will she let a mine destroy koala breeding grounds?

Environment Minister Sussan Ley faces a critical test: will she let a mine destroy...

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Picture: AAP Image/Mick Tsikas In the next few weeks, federal Environment Minister Sussan Ley will decide whether to approve a New South Wales quarry expansion that will destroy critical koala breeding grounds. The case, involving the...
no, prime minister, gas doesn’t ‘work for all australians’ and your scare tactics ignore modern energy problems

No, Prime Minister, gas doesn’t ‘work for all Australians’ and your scare tactics ignore...

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Image: AAP Image/Mick Tsikas The federal government today Monday it will build a new gas power plant in the Hunter Valley, NSW, if electricity generators don’t fill the energy gap left by the Liddell coal-fired station...
these aussie teens have launched a landmark climate case against the government. win or lose, it’ll make a difference

These Aussie teens have launched a landmark climate case against the government. Win or...

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Five of the eight young plaintiffs. From left:Ava Princi, Izzy Raj-Seppings, Ambrose Hayes, Veronica Hester, Laura Kirwan. Equity Generation Lawyers Last Tuesday, eight young Australians aged 13-17 filed a class action seeking an injunction...
earth may temporarily pass dangerous 1.5℃ warming limit by 2024, major new report says

Earth may temporarily pass dangerous 1.5℃ warming limit by 2024, major new report says

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Picture: Kelly Barnes/AAP The Paris climate agreement seeks to limit global warming to 1.5℃ this century. A new report by the World Meteorological Organisation warns this limit may be exceeded by 2024 – and...
research reveals shocking detail on how australia’s environmental scientists are being silenced

Research reveals shocking detail on how Australia’s environmental scientists are being silenced

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Picture: Authors provided Ecologists and conservation experts in government, industry and universities are routinely constrained in communicating scientific evidence on threatened species, mining, logging and other threats to the environment, our new research has...
aussie invention could save old coal stations by running them on zero-emissions ‘lego’ blocks

Aussie invention could save old coal stations by running them on zero-emissions ‘Lego’ blocks

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Image Authors provided As climate change worsens, the future of fossil fuel jobs and infrastructure is uncertain. But a new energy storage technology invented in Australia could enable coal-fired power stations to run entirely emissions-free. The...
reducing plastic waste? switch to reusable bubbletea cup from bobbleware

Reducing Plastic Waste? Switch To Reusable Bubbletea Cup From Bobbleware

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Can we have a society without an environment? You possibly might have a quick and bold NO! But in case you aren't sure of how this answer tends to be true, read on and let's...
predators, prey and moonlight singing: how phases of the moon affect native wildlife

Predators, prey and moonlight singing: how phases of the Moon affect native wildlife

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Wes Mountain/The Conversation, CC BY-ND Humans have long been inspired and transfixed by the Moon, and as we’re discovering, moonlight can also change the behaviour of Australian wildlife. A collection of recently published research has illuminated...