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Study reveals unprecedented change in frequency, intensity of El Niños

Australian scientists produce world-first 400-year record of El Niño event typesA study by Australian scientists using cores drilled from coral has produced a world-first 400-year record of El Niño events, detecting different types of El Niño and showing that the ...

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Forum tackles the challenges associated with renewable energy in electricity grids

Industry experts to address issues of electricity supply at a time of unprecedented changeThe Australia electricity supply industry is undergoing unprecedented change driven by the rapid increase in renewable energy, such as wind and solar.It is a transformation that bring...

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Exhibition highlights human impact on Earth’s last great wilderness

Antarctic Footprints looks at how we have changed Antarctica over the past 100 yearsThe last great wilderness on Earth, Antarctica is often thought of as pristine and untouched by human disturbance. However, this is no longer the case.The exhibition Antarctic Footprint...

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Tagged: Climate change, Biology, Research, Science

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Coastal wetlands capture more carbon as seas rise

New research shows tidal marshes could help mitigate the impact of climate changeAs sea levels rise, coastal wetlands could play a key role in mitigating the effects of greenhouse gas emissions by capturing and storing large volumes of atmospheric carbon dioxide (CO2), research published in the p...

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Tagged: Climate change, Research, Science, Women in Science

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Desert Rose blooms after taking out second place with sustainable, age-friendly house

Two years of hard work and innovation awarded second place in international sustainability competition in Dubai Key points: The Desert Rose is a student-designed and -built house that produces more energy than it uses The house w...

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