Giant clam shells seized by authorities in waters off Australia’s north.
Prized species such as sea cucumbers are increasingly being poached from Australian waters. But if foreign aid can give fishing crews alternative livelihoods, the problem could ease.
Malcolm Turnbull is now more circumspect when it comes to the matter of an Australian republic.
For Australians to vote in favour of a republic, it may require something more than just crossing out 'governor-general' in the Constitution and writing in 'president'.
The University of Wollongong's Dr Siobhan McHugh (consulting producer on Fairfax's Phoebe's Fall podcast) speaks with Julie Snyder, Executive Producer of Serial, about making serial audio and the impact of podcasting.
What has the decade-long frontal assault on cartels achieved?
The unassuming dusky hopping mouse.
Australia's arid grasslands are being invaded - by native shrubs and trees.
Scurvy was common in sailors on long voyages who were deprived of citrus fruit and vegetables.
Scurvy is a historical disease caused by severe and chronic deficiency of vitamin C. Its recent reemergence is a poor reflection of the nation's diet.
Mexico often detains Central Americans before they reach the US border, including children, like Kendri Hernandez, 3 (L) and Andri Yovani, 2.
Beyond the challenges posed by President-elect Trump, Mexico has its own issues with border security, 3,000 kilometres to the south.
It’s not 3D printed, but a 3D printer might have helped make it.
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Latest Queensland raids suggest criminals are potentially adopting 3D printers at an industrial scale
The latest RN makeover is largely about talk – a cheap format that costs little to produce.
Sweeping changes proposed at Radio National undermine the network's specialist knowledge and documentary-making savvy. Yet amid the echo chambers of social media, we need RN more than ever.
You can only truly understand the weather by flying above the clouds.
Far from being "politicised science", as a Trump advisor has claimed, NASA's satellite monitoring has been a crucial help in understanding the planet we live on.
Mexico and the US: separated by a river, some fences, and a long history of American racism.
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Before the United States kicks out millions of Mexicans, perhaps Trump -- and we -- should ask whether Latino deportees are really criminals, and consider the origins of that errant notion.
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Trump's promises to build a wall have caused anxiety in Mexico – but the country has its own conflicting policies on migration from Central America.
Maritime security is a problem in the Indian Ocean. Different countries use a variety of means to protect their regions.
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Managing maritime security is a challenging endeavour. Forms of maritime crime include piracy, drug and arms smuggling.
Hillary Clinton: she has been shamed by women as every kind of bad feminist.
The US election has exposed deep divisions between older and younger feminists. Women have shamed Hillary Clinton as every kind of bad feminist.
Coral-eating crown-of-thorns starfish are helped by nutrient runoff.
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We're going to miss the Great Barrier Reef's water quality targets unless we help farmers better
Evidence supports a review of dietary guidelines around the ideal balance of omega 6 to omega 3 dietary fats.
A prominent new paper reflects growing global sentiment amongst scientists and dieticians to review advice relating to the types of dietary fats we should consume for optimal health.
Farmers markets are one way to find local produce.
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Being a "locavore" means choosing food that is grown locally, and is one way that you can play a role in feeding more people in a rapidly changing world.
Fishing is a vital part of Australia’s coastal towns.
Many of the iconic coastal villages of Australia have a close association with professional fishing.
From a battle over an oil pipeline in the American mid-west to small Australian communities fighting for survival, Indigenous people are harnessing social media to take their stories global.
Indigenous people make up small percentages of the population in many countries – but using social media, Indigenous voices can be heard worldwide. Here are a dozen deadly Australians worth following.
Employees who have a mutually loyal relationship with their employers and a balance of positive and negative emotions at work are less likely to quit.
New research used a method that predicts divorce to pick up the signs that an employee will stay or leave their job.