Swedish airport operator Swedavia reported passenger numbers at its ten airports in October 2019 were down 5% on the previous year.
“Fake news”, the chief executive of Lufthansa has called it. But his counterpart at Air France calls it the airline industry’s “biggest challenge”. So does the president of Emirates: “It’s got to be dealt…
Pregnant women should try to stay inside when the air pollution is high.
Pregnant women exposed to bushfire smoke face a higher risk of complications including gestational diabetes, high blood pressure and giving birth prematurely.
Farmers rally outside Parliament House on Monday, December 2 2019. The most important drivers of farmer exit in the Murray-Darling Basin are changing climate, economics and demographics.
Our study predicts a further 0.5℃ increase in temperature by 2041 will halve the current number of farmers in Australia's Murray-Darling Basin
Scientists need your help to protect Australia’s insects and track their numbers.
Insects are vital to sustaining life on Earth – and their numbers are falling fast. So consider ditching the fly spray and see what you can do to help.
Jacqui Lambie has made a secret deal with the Coalition government to secure the repeal of medevac.
Now that medevac has been repealed, people will once again rely on ministerial discretion for a medical transfer.
For some, military service can be effective at controlling the effects of childhood trauma. Leaving means they’ve lost that important structure.
AAP Image/Glenn Hunt
It's time veterans were given the support they need to transition back to civilian life.
Clive James, seen here before his leukaemia diagnosis, died recently at the age of 80.
Writer, broadcaster and commentator Clive James never missed an opportunity to educate his audience. That included raising awareness of leukaemia.
A hollow-log coffin painted with Dhal̲waŋu clan Octopus, Perahu Hull, Anchor and Coral Sunset motifs at Gurrumuru against a coral sunset on the horizon.
Photo: Aaron Corn
Yothu Yindi's music introduced the world to the Yolŋu clan traditions of northeast Arnhem Land. But few listeners know these songs echo long histories of engagement with Southeast Asian visitors.
The HESS telescopes in Namibia are on the alert for high-energy gamma rays.
HESS Collaboration / Clementina Medina
Mysterious cosmic flashes known as gamma-ray bursts are caused by the death throes of massive stars.
A key reason for deciding to retire has to do with getting tired at and through work, how that tiredness affects partners and families.
The federal government wants more older people to keep working. Our research suggests this requires dramatically reconfiguring work options.
Scott Morrison’s government may be more authoritarian populist than strictly conservative.
Authoritarian populism has been around for a while, but this government's determination to punish some groups make the label more apt than just "conservative".
Car owners’ attachment to driving and the willingness of others to switch from public transport could confound rosy predictions for autonomous vehicles.
Scenarios based on a survey of Adelaide commuters and analyses of traffic flows show it's possible the congestion could get worse in the transition to driverless vehicles.
Fertility apps are becoming increasingly popular.
There's an app for just about everything nowadays. But if you're trying to have a baby, relying on a fertility app to tell you the best time to conceive is probably not your best bet.
The colour and brightness of birds’ eggs plays a key role in keeping them at the right temperature.
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Climate is the most important driver of the colour and brightness of birds' eggs.
Having an embryo with too many or too few chromosomes is the most common reason for a miscarriage.
Miscarriages are more common than many people realise and can be devastating. Here's what we know about why they happen, what we can do to treat the causes, and what we could do better.
Many skilled migrants in South Australia have found themselves in a classic Catch-22 situation – they can’t get local experience because they don’t have local experience.
Australia's skilled migration program simply isn't working the way it is supposed to.
Grazing from kangaroos affects vulnerable native species.
Public opposition to kangaroo culls shouldn't overrule the needs of thousands of other native species in national parks.
The Southern Ocean, as artists have uncovered, is also a treasure trove of cultural narratives.
Shoot for the skies, but do it sustainably.
The opportunities in space are limitless. But without a sustainable approach to the space industry, our ability to exploit them won't be.
AAP Image/Dean Lewins
Buybacks by open tenders were a successful, cost-effective way of returning water to the Murray-Darling Basin. They should never have been abandoned.