Thursday, October 29, 2020

Queensland election’s ‘parallel with Warringah’: why independent Claire Richardson could topple...

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A controversial $1.3bn project brings together angry voters from across the political spectrum in Mark Robinson’s electorate of OodgerooThis week residents in Cleveland, a...

‘We don’t have time to lose’: plans for coral ark to...

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The Biobank is an ambitious scheme to house 800 corals in a purpose-built facility in Port DouglasA Noah’s ark-like plan to house hundreds of...

Amazon removes ‘eco’ badge from flushable wipes and Donald Trump toilet...

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Environmental campaigners raise concerns over sustainability of some eco-friendly itemsDisposable nappies, cotton buds , pet food and novelty Donald Trump toilet paper were among...

Deluged by floods, America’s ‘oldest city’ struggles to save landmarks from...

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St Augustine, Florida, was founded in 1565 by Spanish explorers. Flooding has been a threat for centuries and is worsening with rising tidesThe holiday...

Dirty pretty things: air pollution in art from JMW Turner to...

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Born just before the steam engine was invented, Turner gloried in the smog and grime of the industrial revolution – but today’s artists reveal...

Scientists discover 500 metre-tall skyscraper coral reef at Australia’s Great Barrier...

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The detached reef, taller than the Empire State Building, was discovered at the northern end of the Great Barrier Reef off Cape York in...

The world’s banks must start to value nature and stop paying...

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As a new report spells out how financial institutions contribute to biodiversity loss, the clamour is growing for a new approachBanks lent $2.6tn linked...

Exclusive: livestock ships twice as likely to be lost as cargo...

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Billion-dollar export trade puts lives of animals and crew at greater risk of ‘total loss’ through faulty design and inexperience Ships carrying live animals...

500m ‘skyscraper’ coral reef discovered off Cape York – video

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Australian scientists have discovered a massive detached coral reef just off Cape York on the Great Barrier Reef that’s taller than the Empire State...

All wrapped up: the 10 things you need to know before...

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From fillings to fastenings, here’s how to stay cosy and cocooned this winter – while also looking stylishFew garments will make you feel as...

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