A world-first Deakin study has revealed how early trauma in birds affects their ability to memorise songs that are crucial for their survival – and how this could have implications for human development.
Our current fashion climate is fuelled by the constant desire to have what is new and ‘in style.’ There is a pressure to keep up with the latest fashion trend; we need to wear whatever is in season. This desire to be up-to-date and the fear of being ridiculed for being left behind has created an environment where we rely on fast fashion.
Over 50 scientists and experts have published an open letter urging the Western Australian Government to permanently ban fracking in the state. The letter states that “Western Australia is already experiencing severe impacts of global warming, which will become far worse if emissions are not decisively reduced.”
This is not a drill: lab-grown meat is becoming a thing. Well, nearly. And it’s been in the works for quite some time now. Remember when Winston Churchill predicted the mass production of meat through lab-grown techniques rather than animal slaughtering? Perhaps not, but let’s go back 87 years ago, to 1931.
One hundred per cent of NSW has been declared in drought, and new Prime Minister Scott Morrison, on a recent visit to a drought-stricken rural farm, claimed the climate change debate will not help at this point and that he didn’t wish to discuss the matter. Whatever you say, PM.
The world’s largest ecosystem still remains under threat, with the health of the reefs deteriorating rapidly in the last few decades
Although the vault was designed to withstand the end of the world, a sudden climb in temperature on the Spitsburg Island north of the Norwegian mainland caused the permafrost surrounding the vault to melt.
The historic battle of Indigenous Australians in defence of the sacred rock comes to an end. After 32 years of fighting the Anangu community have managed to ban the climbing of Uluru.
“Our land is extremely important to our mob, it ties with our dreaming. We will fight this fracking all the way.”
After 40 years and a scientific breakthrough, the remains have been returned to their final resting place.