Digitised and colourised image of the last known surviving thylacine.
National Film and Sound Archive/AAP
Australia still feels the thylacine’s presence in its landscape, wildlife and culture. A new book explores everything we know about the thylacine and the hope of a return.
Seaweed is in the spotlight for so many reasons. It all sounds too good to be true. So can this wonder weed live up to expectations and fulfill its promise to save us from ourselves?
Macquarie Island isn’t just a windswept rock halfway to Antarctica. It’s a globally unique home to dozens of bird and marine mammal species, hence the government’s plans to give it greater protection.
Don’t fret the AI job ‘apocalypse’. While we can expect disruption across different industries, this will come with opportunities.
The Australian Law Reform Commission’s proposals to change federal discrimination law are sensible, clear and necessary.
Reuben Lewis, Morning Meditations, Mona Foma 2023 Photo Credit: Mona/Jesse Hunniford.
Image courtesy of the artist and Mona Foma
Boundary pushing contemporary art and performance inspires connection at Mona Foma 2023.
D.H. Lawrence is a writer who provokes adoration or loathing, depending on one’s taste, politics and patience. How reliable is he as a guide to life?
AAP Image/Lukas Coch
Decades of government Indigenous Affairs policy has not delivered. A new approach is needed. Policy-making informed by Indigenous lived experience through a Voice to parliament may be the answer.
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Perlawanan Myanmar terhadap rezim militer yang brutal hampir tidak dilirik oleh Barat. Padahal sikap mereka terhadap Ukraina menunjukkan kekuatan militer Barat dapat membantu kelompok pro-demokrasi.
Myanmar’s two-year resistance to the brutal military regime barely registers in the West. But Ukraine shows that Western military force can be successfully used to support a democracy under siege.
Tasmania’s emus were hunted to extinction in the mid-1800s but we could have them back – and their return could help other species survive climate change.
Coral bleaching event near Lizard Island, Great Barrier Reef, May 2016.
XL Catlin Seaview Survey/AAP
With the disastrous effects of climate change already upon us, past events may have lessons for the future.
More of us than ever want to see the ice continent. But is the environmental awakening many return with worth the emissions and possible environmental damage?
Australians buy so much stuff that they have run out of space in their homes for it all, so storage businesses are booming.
The merits of ‘nudging’ have become. entangled in the ideological war over pandemic responses.
The Qatar World Cup has attracted criticism of the country’s human rights. With Australia set to host the women’s world cup next year, there’s some work we need to do in this area, too.
Why should you not beat your eggs in a plastic bowl? Can you save an over-beaten meringue? And is there a specific sugar you should use?
How to entangle the universe in a spider/web?, 2022, Tomás Saraceno. Courtesy the artist with thanks to Arachnophilia, neugerriemschneider, Berlin and Tanya Bonakdar Gallery, New York / Los Angeles.
Photo Credit: Mona/Jesse Hunniford Image Courtesy Studio Tomás Saraceno and MONA Museum of Old and New Art, Hobart, Tasmania, Australia
This new exhibition at Hobart’s Mona captures Tomás Saraceno’s collaborations with research institutes.
Conspiracy beliefs can be motivators for actual or attempted violence against specific people, places, and organisations. What should, and shouldn’t, police do to counter them?
Can Anwar, the man who wrote a book on “his vision for a more tolerant, pluralistic Asia”, bring together a divided Malaysia?