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Figures released this week suggest Australia’s koala populations have plummeted. So what’s the best way to protect these iconic animals from fires?
Many Victorians claim their cat or dog was acting strangely before yesterday’s earthquake. And while there’s no real evidence animals can predict a quake, they may be more sensitive to very tiny ones.
Despite warnings about the impact of climate change on health, surprisingly little has been written about the mental health consequences of climate change for children.
Research shows climate change is already affecting the healthy psychological development of children worldwide. Children’s mental health risks will only accelerate as climate change advances.
Even if the construction union wanted to oppose the government’s vaccine mandate, there’s not a lot it could do.
Doing a ‘just in case’ wee too often, making a lifetime habit of it, can kick off a vicious cycle. You can end up training your bladder to ‘think’ it needs to go when it’s only slightly full.
Year 12 students, particularly in NSW and Victoria, have been disconnected from friends and faced anxiety over the uncertainty of exams. This added to the already high stress levels of this age group.
According to experts, specialist police stations (such as women’s police stations) will need to be appropriately staffed by Indigenous and non-Indigenous officers trained to work from both gender and culturally sensitive perspectives.
Establishing specialist women’s police stations has been suggested as a solution to violence against women in Australia. However research does not cover racial and gender inclusion in this policing.
We examined male seahorse pouches under the microscope at different stages of pregnancy, and found they develop complex placental structures over time — in similar ways to human pregnancy.
Many Aboriginal community controlled health services are already running urgent vaccination campaigns within their existing resources, but more needs to be done.
ClassyBeef are casino streamers on Twitch.
Gambling live streams are likely to become an increasingly important part of contemporary gambling practices in the years to come, and merit the closest study.
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Many Sydneysiders have been heading to beaches in their local areas as the weather warms. So, if it’s allowed under the public health orders for your area, is it OK to go to the beach?
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The hospital system is already strained. And this is what we face as Australia prepares to open up.
Facebook is adamant its new “smart glasses” won’t be a privacy nightmare. But it is clearly bidding to normalise the use of wearable tech. And if video Ray-Bans go mainstream, what comes next?
The third season of Aziz Ansari’s Master of None explores the complexities of a lesbian relationship. It is like nothing the show has done before.
While the figure of 10,000 steps a day has become a popular benchmark, new research finds we might not need to take quite so many strides to cut our chances of an early death.
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Soundscapes impact the well-being of human and non-human urban inhabitants. Here’s how noise can change animal behaviour, both in and out of lockdown.
L'accès aux données pour les membres de l'OMS n'est pas toujours évident , même dans le cade de l'enquête sur les origines de la Covid (Institut de virologie de Wuhan, en février 2021).
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L’enquête sur l’origine de la Covid se poursuit… difficilement. Or les experts tirent la sonnette d’alarme : le temps pour récolter les données biologiques qui permettront de trancher est compté.
Sebagian kerusakan akibat Siklon Tropis Seroja di Dili, Timor Leste, pada April 2021.
Mengesampingkan penyandang disabilitas dalam persiapan dan menanggapi bencana membuat mereka semakin rentan. Ada bentuk kemitraan baru yang memungkinkan mereka memainkan peran lebih penting dan aktif.
A man inspects a road destroyed by a flood in Dili, East Timor, April 6 2021.
Overlooking people with disability in disaster preparations and responses makes them even more vulnerable. A new partnership has shown they can play meaningful and active roles.
Today’s ruling may inspire many social media account managers to more tightly restrict comments — or, where possible, switch them off completely.