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Ali Asair, a young farmer in Somalia, left his family behind and traveled hundreds of kilometres in search of pasture for his animals. Dai Kurokawa/EPA

Climate migration: what the research shows is very different from the alarmist headlines

Climate migrants still tend to move to places they know or have connections to through their social networks.
AAP Image/Mick Tsikas.

Their fate isn’t sealed: Pacific nations can survive climate change – if locals take the lead

Pacific communities have always been resilient, surviving on islands in the middle of oceans for more than 3,000 years. But climate change is an unprecedented challenge.
Seniors show pictures of what age-friendly homes and neighbourhoods mean to them. Photograph credit: C Osborne.

‘Ageing in neighbourhood’: what seniors want instead of retirement villages and how to achieve it

The need for connection to our local community and the health challenges of the retirement village model have been brought sharply into focus by the COVID-19 pandemic.

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