If Adani is not viable without public subsidies then the conservatives are backing the wrong horse | Ben Oquist

If the proposed Adani mine is not viable without public subsidies then the conservatives are backing the wrong horseIf Malcolm Turnbull does provide $1bn in taxpayer support to the Adani Carmichael coalmine via the Northern Australia Infrastructure Fac…

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Human evolution ‘not over yet’

The regular use of Caesarean sections is having an impact on human evolution, say scientists.

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Honey, I’m home: Melbourne buzzes as Courtney Barnett plays gig for native bees

Singer-songwriter and her partner Jen Cloher raise money to help revitalise habitat of Australia’s blue-banded bee “My name is Courtney and I live around the corner,” says Courtney Barnett, but we know this already. It’s Saturday afternoon and …

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At Dakota pipeline protest, activists gird for fight ahead

CANNON BALL, N.D. (Reuters) – Thousands of protesters in North Dakota celebrated the federal government’s ruling against a controversial pipeline but girded for a protracted struggle as President-elect Donald Trump’s transition team said on Monday it s…

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Au Canada, le caribou et le papillon monarque sont « en voie de disparition »

Recul des habitats, réchauffement, pesticides… Un rapport du comité sur la situation des espèces en péril au Canada décrit les menaces qui risquent d’emporter ces deux espèces emblématiques.

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Polar sea ice the size of India vanishes in record heat

OSLO (Reuters) – Sea ice off Antarctica and in the Arctic is at record lows for this time of year after declining by twice the size of Alaska in a sign of rising global temperatures, climate scientists say.

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How Norse words survived the northern weather

Vikings who settled in the north of England have handed down more than their names for landscape featuresThirty years ago farmers in the Yorkshire Dales never wore gloves even when the temperature was well below zero and there was snow on the ground. A…

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Pelo fim da impunidade: novo julgamento do mandante da morte de Zé Claudio e Maria

Casal de extrativistas foi assassinado em maio de 2011 por denunciar crimes de grilagem e desmatamento na Amazônia

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Óleo de pequi do povo Kĩsêdjê chega ao Mercado de Pinheiros, em São Paulo

Orgânico e produzido de forma comunitária na aldeia, é essencial na cultura e alimentação dos Kĩsêdjê. É plantado também para reflorestar áreas desmatadas da Amazônia
Óleo de pequiPovo Kisêdjê

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Pet sounds: why birds have much in common with humans

An expert on Australian native species says birds can have empathy, grieve after the death of a partner and form long-term friendshipsIt is generally quite well-known that kookaburras live in family groups: a bonded male and female, plus a retainer of …

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Opposition to public funding for Adani rail link outweighs support, poll finds

Poll commissioned by the Australia Institute finds 41% oppose funding the link between the coalmine and port in north Queensland while 26% support itMore Australians oppose the idea of funding infrastructure for the Carmichael coalmine than support it,…

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Lentils, chickpeas can help reverse dangerous trend of soil erosion: U.N.

ROME (Thomson Reuters Foundation) – Planting more lentils, chickpeas and other pulses will improve the health of the world’s soils that have reached critical levels, threatening to worsen hunger and poverty levels, the U.N. Food and Agriculture Organiz…

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