A visualisation of a Refuge City street scene.
Richard Weller/Julian Bolleter
By adapting the charter city model to create a new city on the northern coast, Australia could be the world’s great 21st-century refuge.
Dampak gempa bumi yang disusul tsunami di Banda Aceh pada 26 Desember 2004.
_Smong_ adalah satu kata yang diketahui telah menyelamatkan banyak nyawa di Pulau Simeulue Aceh. Kearifan kata ini telah dipertahankan selama 97 tahun.
The impact of the earthquake and tsunami in Banda Aceh on December 26 2004.
Making the word smong part of the Indonesian vocabulary does not mean removing the word tsunami. Smong should be a source of pride in how local knowledge protects us from disaster.
Darwin Port, leased to Landbridge Industry Australia, a subsidiary of Shandong Landbridge, for 99 years.
Darwin is now on the front line in managing tensions between Australia’s most important strategic ally and partner and its major trading partner.
Success with conservation of Kangaroo Island’s Glossy Black-Cockatoos can now be compared with other bird conservation efforts around the country.
New research has shown how to measure conservation progress for Australia's 238 endangered bird species
Health education needs to lift spirits and give optimism, such as this image of Peter Parmbuk and Marcus Kinthari washing their hands at the Gerry the Germ area of the Wadeye Health Centre in 2010.
The disempowering effect of lack of knowledge, and the downstream impacts on health behaviours and outcomes, underpins the disadvantage of First Nations people.
Chemical weapons in civilian attacks;: Novichok decontamination work in the area where Sergei and Yulia Skripal were found poisoned and unconscious in Salisbury, UK.
The use of chemical weapons has shifted from the battlefield to attacks on civilian targets. Time to rethink the convention that prohibits their use.
Yingiya Guyula (seated right) wants to be allowed to use the Yolngu Matha language in the NT Legislative Assembly to represent his electorate.
The NT is the only jurisdiction in Australia mandating the use of English in the Legislative Assembly – despite the fact 42% of the population doesn't speak English at home.
Red star rising: China has clear strategic designs on the Pacific Islands region.
Huge loans to poor island nations leave them vulnerable to becoming vassal states for China's strategic interests.
Salah satu penyintas kekerasan anti-komunis tahun 1965-1966, Sa'anah, dari Palu, Sulawesi Tengah.
Adrian Mulya, dari Penyintas Kehidupan, Jakarta: KPG, 2014.
Ibu kota Sulawesi Tengah, Palu, yang terkena gempa dan tsunami, adalah kota dengan inisiatif HAM yang progresif.
Sensible design can dramatically reduce waste of a renovation.
Photo by Nolan Issac on Unsplash
Renovations can create more waste than new constructions – but they don't have to.
A general view of a tsunami devastated mosque in Talise beach, Palu, Central Sulawesi, Indonesia, 30 September 2018.
Indonesia's tsunami early warning system failed to provide adequate warnings to people in Palu.
One of the survivors of Indonesia’s 1965-1966 anti-communist violence, Sa'anah from Palu, Central Sulawesi, Indonesia.
Adrian Mulya, from Penyintas Kehidupan [Winners of Life], Jakarta: KPG, 2014.
Palu, the capital city of Central Sulawesi province in Indonesia, recently devastated by an earthquake and tsunami, is a trailblazing city with progressive human rights initiatives.
Tsunami menghantam pantai Palu, termasuk menghancurkan masjid di pantai Talise, Palu, Sulawesi Tengah, 30 September 2018.
Palu tidak memiliki tsunami buoys alias alat pelampung peringatan tsunami karena minimnya dukungan dana dari pemerintah terhadap BPPT.
The Flock Bronzewing is an inland species that is vulnerable to drought. Those vulnerabilities are heightened in an era of climate change and increased risks from feral predators.
Australian wildlife can generally cope with drought, but they're not prepared for the combination of people, introduced animals, and no water.
Tentara dan anggota tim penyelamat membawa korban tewas yang tertimpa bangunan setelah gempa bumi di Lombok, Nusa Tenggara Barat, 7 Agustus 2018.
Sejak publikasi katalog gempa Jepang yang berisi 8331 gempa yang dideteksi seismograph yang dikembangkan Milne dan timnya, kalangan akademisi dan birokrat Jepang menjadi lebih sadar gempa.
Anggota tim tanggap darurat bencana bermain dengan anak-anak di pusat penyembuhan trauma di Tanjung, utara Lombok, NTB, 9 Agustus 2018.
Hampir semua pemerintah daerah di Indonesia tidak memiliki agenda membangun rumah yang lebih tahan gempa dalam 10 tahun terakhir.
Thousands of houses has been destroyed by earthquakes in Indonesia.
As Indonesia reels from two deadly earthquakes, it's time to rebuild smarter and stronger.
Maasai women on a conservation project in Kenya.
Joan de la Malla
A new map shows that more than 25% of all land outside Antarctica is held and managed by Indigenous peoples. This makes these communities vital allies in the global conservation effort.
One Nation leader Pauline Hanson says Australia has ‘run away rates of immigration’.
One Nation leader Pauline Hanson said Australia is "the highest-growing country in the world", with population growth "double than a lot of other countries". Is that right?