Cyber attacks are a real and increasing threat to Australia, and the law lags a long way behind in both protection and recourse.
Polar bears 'invading' a Russian village have renewed concern over climate change in the Arctic, but human-wildlife conflicts are flaring up everywhere.
Migrants are no more at risk of drowning than Australian-born swimmers but you'd never know from media reports.
Global experts warn that excessive screen time increases the risk of obesity, low physical fitness, anxiety and depression.
Data from hydrophones in the Indian ocean has raised new questions about what happened to MH370.
The irukandji jellyfish can be deadly and particularly hard to trace. However, emerging technology offers a solution.
Don't let your dog's poo go to landfill and contribute to our waste problem - compost it instead.
Native cherries are everywhere, but we know surprisingly little about them.
China is influential, but would not have succeeded in changing the UN human rights system without quiet consent from countries who wished to trade with it, including Canada.
The so-called 'Australian model' of 'asset recycling' is no miracle cure for US infrastructure problems.
The refugee and migration compacts are not perfect, but they offer the chance for countries to do better by people on the move, and should be joined.
An energy transmission network between Australia and Indonesia could help both nations achieve 100% renewable electricity by 2050.
Since leaving secure jobs in newsrooms, employment has been unstable for many former journalists – but job satisfaction has been surprisingly high.
The results of three surveys show that, in testing public opinion, much hangs on how the questions are asked and the surveys are designed.
Australia is the world centre for sexual deception in plants, tricking wasps along the way.
In New Zealand, sovereignty is disputed, but the Maori case for sharing it with settlers underscores the limits of First Nations consultation in Canada.
The Canadian immigration model shows that giving states and territories a say in immigration policy can help take the pressure off major urban areas.
It's time the Australians who voiced vociferous opposition to war in general and conscription in particular were commemorated as an important part of our history.
One of the great Australian trees – messmate stringybark, Eucalyptus obliqua.
The British government is yet to set up a formal redress scheme for children sent away as migrants to Australia and elsewhere.