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Pemanasan iklim akan mempengaruhi cara gelombang yang menghantam lebih dari 50% garis pantai di dunia, meningkatkan risiko erosi dan banjir.
On stage in front of around 50,000 in Houston.
India's Prime Minister Narenda Modi shared a stage with President Donald Trump at an event for the Indian diaspora in Texas.
Phobias are an intense fear of very specific things like objects, places, situations or animals.
There are three main scenarios that may influence whether or not you develop a phobia.
The play is a window into the living room of an Indigenous family. Image by Stephen Henry.
Stephen Henry/Brisbane Festival
A playwright known for Black Comedy tackles sorry business and loss - providing an engaging window into family life.
Flood damage in Bundaberg, Queensland, in 2013. Most communities are at some risk from extreme events, but repeated disasters raise the question of relocation.
Climate change has got to the point that communities around the world are having to contemplate moving. It's never an easy process, but good planning improves the prospects of successful relocation.
When we fail to consider the ethics of arguing, this makes it perilously easy to mistreat others.
When we argue, it's far too easy to mistreat others. This is why it's important to follow certain norms of argument, remain open-minded and remember what's morally at stake.
The most obvious reason for wage stagnation is the decline in unionisation over the past three decades. But you won’t hear that from government economists.
After decades of research showing the link between union power and wages growth, government economists don't want to talk about it.
Come what may. Baz Luhrmann’s Moulin Rouge was staged on Broadway this year and is headed for Australian stages.
Stages worldwide seem to have been taken over by musicals made for movie-lovers. While this creative process has a long history, it can limit opportunities for original works.
Are southern-born politicians talking about a state they essentially don’t understand?
Queensland still mystifies too many politicians but its needs are surprisingly simple.
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Two Queensland-based experts discuss what so many politicians and pundits get wrong about the Sunshine State – and what its citizens are crying out for.
Prime Minister Scott Morrison met with US President Donald Trump and UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson, among others, at the summit in France.
Prime Minister Scott Morrison scored a precious invitation to the annual summit, but the meeting showed little promise of solving some of the world's most pressing problems.
As the ultimate custodians, it is urgent that African countries with elephants take
ownership of the processes at CITES.
Waves in Australia’s southern coasts are likely to get bigger and faster under a warming climate.
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A warming climate will affect the way waves hit over 50% of the world's coastlines, increasing erosion and the risk of flooding.
If you’re depressed, the headlines might tempt you to reach out for a chocolate bar. But don’t believe the hype.
Depression is a serious, common and sometimes debilitating condition. And no, chocolate won't help, whatever the headlines tell you.
Witness K’s lawyer Bernard Collaery addresses outside the Supreme Court. Australia’s laws have shown they don’t do much to protect whistleblowers acting in the public interest.
Australian laws make it inevitable for whistleblowers to be charged whenever national security might be involved, even when the information is in the public interest.
The view from the back verandah of the house where the city met the bush.
When Matthew Condon began writing about corruption in Queensland he discovered that members of his own family had cameos in the narrative.
Interviews from a range of sensitive research topics may be at risk. These include immigration, crime and corruption.
Australia's metadata laws offer weak protection to journalists, but they don’t offer any to academics conducting confidential interviews.
Di Indonesia, kelompok berpenghasilan tinggi menghabiskan sekitar 27 kali lebih banyak minuman manis daripada kelompok berpenghasilan rendah.
Penelitian kami memperkirakan berapa banyak manfaat pajak minuman manis di Indonesia.
In Indonesia, the highest-income group spends about 27 times as much on sugary drinks as the lowest.
Our research estimates how much benefit taxing sugary drinks could bring to Indonesia.
The Australian dollar has already slipped, falling to its lowest point against the US since the global financial crisis.
President Trump's decision to slap tariffs on US$300 billion of China's exports has set up a currency war that has engulfed Australia.
Natural forest systems are far better at adapting to change conditions than young, degraded or plantation forests.
Forget eyecatching headlines about planting millions of new trees – natural mature forests are far better at storing carbon.