The most dangerous element from discarded plastic waste is microplastics.
Indonesia is the world's largest producer of the seaweed that offers a solution for the global plastic crisis.
Sampah plastik dibuang ke sungai. Komponen plastik yang paling berbahaya adalah serpihan sampah plastik yang dikenal sebagai mikroplastik.
Solusi Indonesia untuk krisis sampah plastik dunia
In the short-run, the targeted migration program boosts workers in the target region.
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Even if policies could be found to bind new immigrants to regional areas, workers' movements would continue to weaken the long-run impact on regional populations and economies.
Jobs and growth underpinned by a healthy level of investment are essential aspects of a modern society, but cutting the company tax rate is not the way to go.
To reap the benefits of strong business investment without a costly tax giveaway, Australia must continue to play to its strengths.
Before the outsiders arrived in Wurundjeri country this billabong enjoyed a vital ecological connection with other waterways.
At 14, writer Tony Birch had rarely travelled two miles out of the centre of Melbourne. Encountering a billabong on the Birrarung River was the first time that country spoke to him.
A new A$1.182 billion dollar cricket broadcast rights deal will be split between Seven and Foxtel.
A 40-year partnership between Cricket Australia and the Nine Network ended today, with Seven and Foxtel securing media rights. The deal means more hours of coverage and is a big win for Foxtel.
Some people experience cramps frequently after vigorous, high-intensity exercise.
It's not just elite sportspeople who get muscle cramps. If you've ever experienced one, you'll know how painful they are. But why do we get them, and is there anything to be done?
Eight seems like a lot…
We've all hear we should drink eight glasses of water per day, but where did that advice come from, and is it outdated?
Francois Etoundi hurt his shoulder but kept competing to win a bronze medal.
Recent injuries are symptoms of a belief that athletes should stop at nothing to achieve success.
A new study calls for additional support from government, employers and the medical profession for cancer survivors wanting to return to work.
Australia loses nearly A$2 billion of GDP every year due to people with cancer leaving the workforce.
A reconstructed Viking ship.
The Vikings have become synonymous with voyages and violence, but a new exhibition at the Melbourne Museum demonstrates their domestic and spiritual side.
Many mainstream schools seem to reinforce the message that the ATAR is everything.
In 2017, around 60% of domestic undergraduate university offers were reported as non-ATAR, meaning there's a diversity of pathways to higher education.
More than one-third of five- and six-year-olds have decay in their ‘baby'teeth.
Even those who regularly clean their teeth typically don't brush for the recommended two minutes.
Jarryd Hughes has won Australia’s first medal in the snowboard cross event at a Winter Olympics.
Snowboard cross has the highest incidence of injury during competition among the snowboarding disciplines.
Scotty James became the second Australian in Winter Olympic history to win a medal in the snowboard halfpipe event.
Halfpipe snowboarders like Scotty James may seem laid-back and relaxed, but they are subjected to high physical load and fatigue induced by training and competition.
Australian Chamber of Commerce and Industry chief executive James Pearson, speaking on Q&A.
On Q&A, Australian Chamber of Commerce and Industry chief executive James Pearson said almost 60% of small business owners in Australia are paid $50,000 or less. Is that right?
Frenzy and focus in the women’s Snowboard Cross final at the Sochi 2014 Winter Olympic Games.
Hurtling at 50 km per hour over vertical drops, rolls and turning banks – that's snowboard cross and ski-cross. If they make a good start, seven Australians are in with a medal chance in Pyeongchang.
2017 inaugural AFLW best and fairest, and Adelaide Crows premiership player Erin Phillips.
Elite female athletes are leaving their chosen sport to pursue a career in AFLW. But what skills do they possess that allow them to be successful footballers with limited AFL experience?
The Brisbane Heat’s Chris Lynn has been drawing crowds.
The rights to broadcast cricket are being fought over by many different companies, who all want to stream the games.
Funding dominated the schooling space in 2017, with both sides of politics debating whose funding package benefited which schools the most, and little attention paid to how the money is best spent.
Funding debates dominated most education policy talks in 2017, but discussions look to be extending past the dollar value in 2018 with a number of high profile reports due for release.