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Australia faces wave of native extinctions without urgent action on invasive species, CSIRO reports
Research shows introduced pest plants and animals are costing the country $25bn a year

Lisa Cox

22, Nov, 2021 @4:30 PM

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‘I think there’s life out there’: powerful radio antenna used for first time to find exoplanets
Australian scientists part of team using Low Frequency Array to detect signals indicating planets beyond our solar system

Tory Shepherd

11, Oct, 2021 @4:30 PM

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‘Rainbow colours and legs for days’: Australian fly species named after drag star RuPaul
CSIRO entomologist Bryan Lessard says the soldier flies look like ‘little gems buzzing around the forest floor’

Caitlin Cassidy

15, Sep, 2021 @5:34 AM

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Could dumping save the reef? CSIRO finds it’s possible to turn back clock on effects of fossil fuel burning
Tonnes of crushed rocks could help the Great Barrier Reef recover from global warming, but the ‘reckless’ idea comes with ‘unquantified risks’

Graham Readfearn

08, Jun, 2021 @8:00 AM

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‘The living heart of Australia’: fracking plans threaten fragile channel country
The locals are divided as energy companies eye the gas resources buried kilometres below the sensitive Queensland floodplain region

Graham Readfearn Photographs: David Maurice Smith

19, May, 2021 @8:00 PM

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One in six Australian public servants sexually harassed in workplace, survey finds
Exclusive: Survey of Australian public sector found two-thirds of incidents went unreported due to fears they would not be impartially investigated

Paul Karp

29, Apr, 2021 @11:05 PM

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The Dish runs back to the moon: Parkes telescope to support commercial lunar landings
Australian observatory that shared Apollo 11 images reaches deal with US company Intuitive Machines

Elias Visontay

25, Mar, 2021 @1:30 AM

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Australia at risk of losing billions of dollars in revenue without cultural shift to re-use
An increase in 5% of Australia’s recycling rate would add an estimated $1bn to the country’s GDP, the CSIRO says

Graham Readfearn

25, Jan, 2021 @4:30 PM

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Last decade hottest on record for Australia with temperature almost 1C above average
Maximum and minimum temperatures were above average for all states and territories, Bureau of Meteorology says

Graham Readfearn

07, Jan, 2021 @6:00 PM

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Deadliest plastics: bags and packaging biggest marine life killers, study finds
Wide-ranging review finds whales, dolphins, turtles and seabirds at mortal risk from marine debris

Graham Readfearn

13, Dec, 2020 @4:30 PM

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Rising levels of carbon dioxide increasing extreme weather events in Australia, report finds
Climate agencies say fossil fuel burning is driving the increase of dangerous bushfires and days of extreme heatwaves

Graham Readfearn

12, Nov, 2020 @4:30 PM

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Two new greater glider species discovered: 'Australia’s biodiversity just got a lot richer'
One of the world’s biggest gliding mammals, Australia’s greater glider is actually three separate species, according to new research

Graham Readfearn

06, Nov, 2020 @10:00 AM

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