Gwydir Wetlands affected by drought. usual water level is indicated on tree stump.
The latest IPCC Report lacked Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander lead authors. This is a severe limitation to understanding and responding to climate change in this country.
Food is a fundamental human right. But governments have left it to charities and food suppliers to step in after disasters. That has to change as climate change throws up greater stresses.
Our study found high levels of trust in media reports – but that trust can be eroded by fact-checking. Journalists need to rethink the way they report political stories.
Belarus President Alexander Lukashenko, left, shakes hands with Russian President Vladimir Putin on Feb. 18, 2022.
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Belarus’ alliance with Russia is a strategic factor in the Ukraine war. The country’s long-term dictator, Alexander Lukashenko, has indicated he will do as Russian President Vladimir Putin says.
There is a difference between ‘negative liberty’ and ‘positive liberty’. Real freedom involves unavoidable trade-offs between the two.
Government modelling projects a mere 0.3% increase on current GDP when the NZ-UK free trade agreement comes into full force. Does that justify the concessions the deal makes?
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Ukrainian families arriving in Italy.
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The European response to Ukrainian refugees shows a system working mostly as it should, but some people are still left behind.
Children are removed from families and placed in care when we think they are being harmed or their needs neglected. But data shows the vast majority aren’t getting recommended health care.
Brittany Higgins and Grace Tame at the National Press Club last month.
Australia’s political economy was built on the primacy of (white) male labor, male power and male control, writes Julianne Schultz. Women have changed this culture - but still risk abuse when speaking out.
Key target: Kyiv’s iconic TV tower.
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Putin has clearly defined political objectives, but Russian military planners have not gone about them the right way.
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Mosquitoes love water and with floodwater set to remain for some time, expect mosquito numbers to increase. Here’s how to avoid mozzie bites and the diseases they bring.
The Kremlin has exerted tight control over news and social media in an effort to control the information Russians receive about the Ukraine war.
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Even as it wages a propaganda and disinformation campaign in Ukraine, Russia is fighting to retain control of the story within Russia.
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New Zealand can expect more days above 25℃, the threshold for heat stress in livestock, and fewer frost days, which will affect crops like kiwifruit that need winter chilling.
Taking MIQ to court was meant to be something of a reckoning for New Zealand’s contentious border control policy. In the end it may be only a footnote to the bigger story.
While COVID forced a shift online, that doesn’t mean universities should roll back all the changes. A hybrid model of teaching and learning is now the best way to prepare students for a digital world.
Australia’s GDP was up 3.4% last quarter of 2021, on the back of pent-up consumer spending. Other factors must drive future growth.
In the space of one week, some of the old certainties about Europe have been thrown out the window.
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Thinking carefully about people’s health during and after disaster is crucial to building disaster resilience. Ensuring access to medicines is a core part of that goal.
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When bad weather stops moving, the outlook can get dire for the areas in its path.