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Weather balloons vital for climate science but pollution they create poses dilemma for BOM - ABC Local

Weather balloons vital for climate science but pollution they create poses dilemma for BOM  ABC Local

They collect vital climate information, but weather balloons are also a daily contributor to plastic pollution levels — it's a dilemma the Bureau of Meteorology is ...

Google 8/22/2019 8:32:49 PM

Australia notes assistance given by Sri Lanka to fight human smuggling - Colombo Gazette

Australia notes assistance given by Sri Lanka to fight human smuggling  Colombo Gazette

In an update on Operation Sovereign Borders (OSB) activities related to the on-water reception and processing of illegal maritime arrivals (IMAs) in July, the ...

Google 8/20/2019 8:55:00 AM

Midwife keen to make a difference - The West Australian

Midwife keen to make a difference  The West Australian

For more than 30 years midwife and child health nurse Karen Gurry has been helping local families, parents and babies — and now it is Tanzania's turn.

Google 8/11/2019 7:00:00 AM

Island holiday destinations in all shapes and sizes that don’t require your passport - The New Daily

Island holiday destinations in all shapes and sizes that don’t require your passport  The New Daily

With more than 8200 islands sprawled around Australia, there's a good chance you can't name them all. They come in all shapes, sizes and climates – from ...

Google 8/11/2019 7:00:00 AM

Radiation-bacteria combo nearly wipes out Asian tiger mosquitoes on two islands - Science Magazine

Radiation-bacteria combo nearly wipes out Asian tiger mosquitoes on two islands  Science Magazine

If your mosquito repellent hasn't been working this summer, have you tried infecting the blood suckers with bacteria or exposing them to radiation?

Google 7/18/2019 7:00:00 AM

Extinction Crisis: Director of National Parks slammed by audit amid decade funding squeeze - Michael West News

Extinction Crisis: Director of National Parks slammed by audit amid decade funding squeeze  Michael West News

IN APRIL 2017, the Commonwealth Director of National Parks (DNP) translocated eight endangered Norfolk Island green parrots from Norfolk Island to what was ...

Google 7/14/2019 7:00:00 AM

Humans Are Drowning the World in Plastic - Courthouse News Service

Humans Are Drowning the World in Plastic  Courthouse News Service

(CN) — Now found in humans' bloodstreams and deep in oceans, plastic's proliferation is growing exponentially: Yearly global production is expected to exceed ...

Google 7/3/2019 7:00:00 AM

Contextualising the US- Sri Lanka defence proposals - ft.lk

Contextualising the US- Sri Lanka defence proposals  ft.lk

Recent parliament debates concerning defence and security in Sri Lanka were mainly focused on the status of forces agreement (SOFA) between the USA and ...

Google 7/2/2019 7:00:00 AM

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