Kepunahan mamut berbulu dan megafauna lainnya menyebabkan hewan yang masih hidup berpisah.
Setelah mamut berbulu dan megafauna lainnya punah, hewan yang bertahan hidup tidak lagi berbaur. Ini memiliki implikasi besar bagi konservasi modern.
C'est la pratique de l'épandage de défoliants (ici pendant la guerre du Vietnam) qui a incité à agir pour protéger l'environnement durant les conflits.
National Museum of the US Air Force
Un groupe de scientifiques souhaite une nouvelle convention de Genève pour protéger l’environnement pendant les guerres et les conflits. Or de telles règles existent déjà, mais elles sont inadéquates.
Too many informal carers have to choose between giving their older mum or dad the care they need and dropping out of the workforce.
A new system of carers' leave would allow middle-aged Australians to care for their ageing parents while staying in the workforce.
Extinction of the woolly mammoth and other megafauna caused surviving animals to go their separate ways.
After the woolly mammoth and other megafauna became extinct, surviving animals mingled less. This has big implications for modern conservation.
Dale Palmer prepares his home in NSW for the bushfires. The decision to stay and defend one’s property requires a person to be mentally, as well as physically, prepared.
In catastrophic fire conditions, leaving early is the only safe option. But in other conditions, one thing that's often overlooked in decisions to stay or go is how mentally tough you need to be.
The term illuminati has been used since the late 15th century, and applied to various groups since then. It’s often discussed by conspiracy theorists, and is heavily referenced in pop-culture.
We analysed eight years of Reddit posts from conspiracy theorists. Our findings have helped debunk some common myths about this somewhat alienated group of people.
What is cum-ex trading? Like a magic trick, it involves shares ‘disappearing’ then ‘reappearing’ with a new owner to enable two parties to claim ownership of the one stock.
The US$60 billion cum-ex trading scandal eclipses every heist and corporate fraud case in history. Here's how it worked.
There’s ample evidence that a government-led approach to Indigenous policy-making has not always led to good outcomes for Indigenous peoples.
The Coalition government is stressing partnerships and accountability in its Indigenous policies, but PM Scott Morrison is actually taking a top-down approach and ignoring Indigenous advice.
Mengurangi jam kerja tidak selalu menambah jumlah waktu untuk melakukan apa yang Anda inginkan.
Ada argumen yang menarik tentang jam kerja yang lebih pendek secara etis: mereka memperbaiki ketidakadilan yang disebabkan oleh distribusi waktu luang yang tidak merata.
The Ringtail Unicornfish, which occurs in tropical marine waters of the Indo-Pacific. All fish sleep, even the weird-looking ones.
Fish may not have eyelids to close, but they sleep – and perhaps even dream.
Reserve Bank governor Philip Lowe (right) says he needs government help to boost the economy. Treasurer Josh Frydenberg is yet to provide it.
Every one of the 13 economists surveyed by The Conversation thinks more stimulus is needed. None think it should all come from the Reserve Bank. Most think the budget surplus can wait.
Baobabs en Madagascar.
Shutterstock/Dennis van de Water
Las especies surgen y desaparecen de forma natural, pero el ser humano ha alterado estos ritmos con consecuencias devastadoras.
This military dog chased the Islamic State leader down a tunnel and is being called a hero.
The Australian Defence Forces use dogs for many purposes, including sniffing out explosive devices, detecting narcotics, locating the wounded, and patrolling and protecting missions and bases.
Pauline Hanson has argued mothers often make up accusations of family violence to deny fathers contact with their children.
AAP Image/Mick Tsikas
There have already been two recent inquires into family court, but none of their recommendations have been rolled out.
More than one in ten students with a disability are being refused enrolment.
A survey shows nearly half of students with disabilities are being excluded from school events and activities, while one in ten are being denied enrolment. These reports suggest illegal practices.
Reducing the amount of time spent in work doesn’t necessarily increase the amount of time available for doing what you want.
There's much to be said for the campaign to reduce weekly working hours. But the ethics are more complex than often assumed.
If another parent at playgroup says she’s not vaccinating her child, what’s the best way to respond?
Responding to someone who questions vaccination can be difficult. Before you react, it pays to assess the situation because weighing in can do more harm than good.
Stars come into existence because of a powerful force of nature called gravity.
ESA/Hubble & NASA, Acknowledgement: Judy Schmidt
Stars begin their life inside very large, fluffy clouds of space dust and gas called nebulae.
Chinese broadcasters have suspended showing NBA games in response to a tweet by Houston Rockets general manager Daryl Morey in support of the Hong Kong protests.
John G. Mablango/EPA
China's attempts to bully the NBA over political expression might prove to be a lesson in how much the new superpower can throw its weight around.
The government gutted the ranks of experienced decision-makers and made organisational changes that undermined the quality of its decisions.
From high staff turn-overs to filling the appeals tribunal with political allies, the Home Affairs department needs to clean its mess.