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Feral cats are a major driver of global biodiversity loss, contributing to 26% of bird, mammal and reptile extinctions. T Doherty

Invasive predators are eating the world’s animals to extinction – and the worst is close to home

Cats, rats, foxes and other mammal predators have been implicated in 60% of the world's animals extinctions.
Alcohol is a big part of our culture, but how do you know if you’re drinking too much? Neil Moralee/Flickr

Health Check: how do I know if I drink too much?

It's important to know the recommendations on drinking to ensure we're not drinking too much for our own health and for the safety of others.

Senator, You’re No Socrates

In his first speech to the senate, new One Nation Senator Malcolm Roberts compared himself to Socrates. So, would Socrates today be a climate denialist?
There are things that come from plants that aren’t in multivitamins. from www.shutterstock.com.au

Health Check: can vitamins supplement a poor diet?

Recent diet and health surveys show the typical Australian diet is far from what is considered a healthy diet. Can vitamin and mineral supplements come to the rescue?
Hosier Lane, the iconic Melbourne laneway. David Kelly

Graf all you want, but don’t you dare be poor!

Businesses have traded on graffiti and the air of edginess that draws visitors to Melbourne's laneways. But they draw the line at sharing space with the homeless, whose right to the city is denied.

Doctors or activists? Who draws the line?

The Division of Paediatrics and Child Health of the Royal Australasian College of Physicians (RACP) has released a strongly worded statement about the harm caused to children in immigration detention…

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