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Better support for mothers to keep breastfeeding after they return to paid work benefits everyone. Pexels/ Mart Production

Difficult work arrangements force many women to stop breastfeeding early. Here’s how to prevent this

How can we better support breastfeeding mothers, particularly after they return to work? These are some of the policies and practical changes that evidence shows would make a difference.
Examples of Australian landscapes. Unsplash

We reconstructed landscapes that greeted the first humans in Australia around 65,000 years ago

By detailing the landscape at the time of first humans’ migration into Australia, we can better understand how people travelled and where they settled.
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Gone in a puff of smoke: 52,000 sq km of ‘long unburnt’ Australian habitat has vanished in 40 years

We compiled maps of bushfires and prescribed burns in southern Australia from 1980 to 2021 to see how fire activity is changing habitat for 129 threatened species such as mountain pygmy possums.

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