Around half of prisoners have a substance dependence.
Some drug and alcohol programs
currently used in prisons have little evidence to support them.
An Ethiopian farmer in the Amhara highlands outside the historic village of Lalibela.
Despite all Ethiopia's Abiy Ahmed's inspirational reforms, there can be no progress without the rural majority.
Nine years after the Montara oil spill in the Timor Sea, victims have yet to receive compensation.
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Despite its magnitude, the response to the Montara oil spill did not receive the publicity of other offshore oil disasters like the Deepwater Horizon spill in the Gulf of Mexico.
Tumpahan minyak dari sumur Montara di Laut Timor berdampak pada lingkungan hidup dan penghidupan masyarakat Timor Barat.
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Korban masih menunggu ganti rugi dampak tumpahan minyak Montara sembilan tahun lalu. Liputan media mengenai mitigasi bencana besar tersebut tidak substantif menurut sebuah penelitian.
Muscle stiffness is a common complaint among older people.
As we get older, there are many reasons our muscles might feel stiff. The most important thing is to keep moving.
A memorial in Kukenarup to the massacre that took place in the area, in which 30-40 Aboriginal men, women, and children were killed.
Kim Scott, whose novel Taboo is shortlisted for the 2018 Miles Franklin award, circles around colonial violence in his work.
Diamond or zirconia? Apart from the price, it can be hard to tell these two gems apart.
Zirconia is a mineral with a crystal structure made from the elements zirconium and oxygen. It looks pretty like diamond, but is only worth a fraction of the value.
Gempa dangkal namun kuat yang melanda Lombok telah menyebabkan hancurnya gedung-gedung dan sekitar 100 korban jiwa.
Lombok dan Bali terpapar risiko gempa dan tsunami karena pertemuan lempeng Bumi dan aktivitas lempeng yang menyesar ke utara.
Shallow but powerful earthquakes on Lombok have resulted in around 100 deaths and destroyed buildings.
Caught in the middle: Lombok and Bali are exposed to earthquake and tsunamis risk due to a tectonic plate boundary to the south, but also a unique zone of activity that thrusts to the north.
Many cities have used spikes on ledges and other spaces to prevent (usually homeless) people from sleeping or sitting on them.
Design principles, known as 'crime prevention through environmental design', are used all over the world to make cities safer. But some of these principles can be discriminatory and hostile.
If you want to separate investor demand for property assets from demand for affordable housing, rent is a better indicator than property prices.
Property prices have soared in the past decade, but much more modest increases in rent, with the exception of Sydney, suggest less of an imbalance of supply and demand for housing as a place to live.
Dingoes are usually solitary, but can forage in groups near human settlements where food is abundant.
An attack on a WA mine worker has highlighted the danger of wild dingoes, particularly when attracted by humans' food - one of the factors that can make an attack by wild predators much more likely.
Jobs in female-dominated ‘caring’ occupations are driving both full-time and part-time employment growth in Australia.
With most new jobs going to women, their workforce participation rate is growing at nine times the rate for men. But, while participation is on track for parity in a decade, pay is another matter.
Glucosamine for osteoarthritis is one of the most commonly used complementary medicines in the western world.
There is evidence glucosamine can provide relief in osteoarthritis patients, but not enough to support its use as a preventative.
Russian President Vladimir Putin is all smiles with Croatian President Kolinda Grabar-Kitarovic before Sunday’s World Cup final in Moscow.
Most Western leaders have little faith the Russian president will pursue better relations after the final football whistle has blown.
The rise in new housing in Australia is outpacing population growth.
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It's said Australia's housing affordability problem is the result of new housing stock not keeping pace with population growth. But there is actually enough housing, so why can't the poor afford it?
Shared working spaces come in all different shapes and sizes. This is a formal space in Gothenburg, Sweden.
More people are choosing to work in shared spaces, and there are many benefits of this to the local economy, as well as downsides. Local governments should work with both.
Water sampling for eDNA analysis.
Photograph credit: Katrina West.
DNA sequencing means a scientist can take a bucket of seawater and ID every fish in the area. Now we need a universal 'biobank' of samples to make a truly powerful environment monitoring tool.
Driverless cars promise many benefits for the future of driving, but who really understands?
A survey found very few people are aware of the social and health benefits from the wide scale use of autonomous vehicles. But their attitudes change with a little extra information.
Research that explores resettlement issues from refugee women’s perspectives are needed to inform settlement policy and programs effectively.
Refugee women's voices are often left out of resettlement policy. A participatory research method called photovoice helps uncover resettlement issues from their perspectives.