Green iguanas are an invasive species that seem to be spreading and proliferating in Florida. Used to warmer temps, they switch into torpor mode when the mercury drops.
The World Bank's latest report on Nigeria deserved closer scrutiny, just like the opinions of economic experts outside government.
The projected surplus has been revised down from A$7.1 billion at budget time to $5 billion for this financial year.
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Located at the edges of cities, suburbs have a role to play in urban resilience to disasters caused or exacerbated by climate change.
Unsolicited market proposals are not transparently assessed. Infrastructure should be built to serve the public interest, not shaped by its private backers, but the checks to ensure this are broken.
University of Canberra VC Deep Saini and Michelle Grattan discuss this week in politics, and talk about what to expect in the last parliamentary sitting fortnight, which starts this Monday.
Communications networks are a crucial part of any disaster planning. Resilient communications systems determine how effective emergency responses can be.
Irregular weather is destabilizing the soil that supports railroad tracks, roads, buildings and pipelines.
Following increasing calls for stimulus to be injected into the economy, the government will outline an infrastructure bring-forward of A$3.8 billion over the next four years.
The real crisis with water supply is that South Africa doesn't know what it doesn't know.
A new push to focus development efforts on big infrastructure projects could have unitended consequences.
Constructing fancy 'smart cities' might not be the best solution for Africa's rapidly urbanising populations.
Treasury Secretary Steven Kennedy says its up to the Reserve Bank to boost the economy. In normal times, that's not his job.
Value capture depends on infrastructure increasing the value of affected areas in the first place. Victoria's level crossing removal project shows the impact on property values can be significant.
A call to make our cities more resilient to climate change could drive one of the largest new infrastructure builds in history.
Tapping just 3.7% of solar potential in countries in China's intercontinental infrastructure programme could power the entire region.
The foundations of orderliness for any city are planning and management. Lagos had this in place in the early days.
Newark is the latest US city to struggle with high lead levels in drinking water. Ending this public health crisis will require more money and enforcement, plus stricter water testing standards.
We wanted to investigate how the People's Republic of China and countries in Africa work together in science and technology.