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The science and art of reef restoration
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The science and art of reef restoration

Written by: Adam Smith, Adjunct Associate Professor, James Cook University Silent Evolution by Jason deCaires Taylor. Taylor makes sculptures and sinks them beneath the sea to create artificial reefs. © Jason deCaires TaylorCoral reefs around the world are in crisis....

Curious Kids: Why do birds sing?
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Curious Kids: Why do birds sing?

Written by: Michelle Hall, Research Fellow, University of Melbourne Do-re-mi-fa-so-la-ti-do! ShutterstockThis is an article from Curious Kids, a series for children. The Conversation is asking kids to send in questions they’d like an expert to answer. All questions are welcome...

New Zealand's zero carbon bill: much ado about methane
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New Zealand’s zero carbon bill: much ado about methane

Written by: Robert McLachlan, Professor in Applied Mathematics, Massey University New Zealand is considering whether or not agricultural greenhouse gases should be considered as part of the country's transition to a low-emission economy. from www.shutterstock.com, CC BY-SANew Zealand could become...

How to break up with plastics (using behavioural science)
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How to break up with plastics (using behavioural science)

Written by: Kim Borg, Doctoral Candidate & Research Officer at BehaviourWorks Australia, Monash Sustainable Development Institute, Monash University Single-use plastics are convenient, but it's time to phase them out. Photo by Sander Wehkamp/UnsplashAustralia is responsible for over 13 thousand tonnes...

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