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Spirit photography captured love, loss and longing

Spirit photography captured love, loss and longing

Today viewers may be preoccupied by the methods used by spirit photographers, but spirit photographs had a notable impact on the bereaved who commissioned the portraits.

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If all 2030 climate targets are met, the planet will heat by 2.7? this century. That’s not OK

If all 2030 climate targets are met, the planet will heat by 2.7? this century. That’s not OK

The UN’s new Emissions Gap Report shows we’re on track to overshoot the Paris target of 1.5?. If we don’t close this emissions gap, what will Australia, and the rest of world, be forced to endure?

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Australia’s clean hydrogen revolution is a path to prosperity – but it must be powered by renewable energy

Australia’s clean hydrogen revolution is a path to prosperity – but it must be powered by renewable energy

Australia’s business sector has recognised the profits to be made in the hydrogen transition. Acting quickly, and powering the shift with renewable energy, is key.

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The first bisexual Bachelorette and the messy history of bisexual representation on reality TV

The first bisexual Bachelorette and the messy history of bisexual representation on reality TV

The new season of The Bachelorette Australia is making some historic firsts in the franchise when it comes to on-screen bisexual representation.

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If COVID hospitalisations increase, it’s still not clear how patients will be prioritised for ICU beds

If COVID hospitalisations increase, it’s still not clear how patients will be prioritised for ICU beds

Who gets scarce life-saving resources when hospitals are overwhelmed? And how are these decisions made? State and territory governments are yet to answer these difficult questions.

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Missing out on PE during lockdowns means students will be playing catch-up

Missing out on PE during lockdowns means students will be playing catch-up

Studies point to students’ movement skills declining during lockdowns, especially among younger children. Levels of physical activity must be restored to avoid lifelong harm to their health.

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A quick guide to climate change jargon – what experts mean by mitigation, carbon neutral and 6 other key terms

A quick guide to climate change jargon – what experts mean by mitigation, carbon neutral and 6 other key terms

The language around climate change can feel overwhelming. A psychology and public policy expert breaks it down in plain English.

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Why Chinese companies are investing in French wine and German robots

Why Chinese companies are investing in French wine and German robots

Many in the EU are wary of the motivations of Chinese companies investing in Europe. New research shows the many reasons behind these investments.

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Old wine in new bottles – why the NZ-UK free trade agreement fails to confront the challenges of a post-COVID world

Old wine in new bottles – why the NZ-UK free trade agreement fails to confront the challenges of a post-COVID world

New Zealanders won’t see the full text of the UK free trade agreement until it is signed, meaning it will proceed without open public debate – despite locking in constraints on future governments.

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Is brushing your teeth for two minutes enough? Here’s what the evidence says

Is brushing your teeth for two minutes enough? Here’s what the evidence says

Three to four minutes may actually be ideal for plaque removal.

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Young climate activists have far more power than they realise

Young climate activists have far more power than they realise

Regardless of the outcomes of COP26, imaginations have already revolted.

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Rishi Sunak wants to cut taxes – and Boris Johnson’s spending plans aren’t his only problem

Rishi Sunak wants to cut taxes – and Boris Johnson’s spending plans aren’t his only problem

Should the chancellor cut taxes to win votes ahead of the next election? It’s tempting but a lesson from history shows what happens when you go too far.

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Private Eye at 60: the prime ministerial parodies that tell a history of modern Britain

Private Eye at 60: the prime ministerial parodies that tell a history of modern Britain

The satirical magazine has long been a unique example of conservatism and iconoclasm.

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How Canada can leave 83 per cent of its oil in the ground and build strong new economies

How Canada can leave 83 per cent of its oil in the ground and build strong new economies

If Canada chooses to keep its oil in the ground, it doesn’t mean turning off the tap overnight. Skilled trades will be key to winding down the industry and building up new lines of work.

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Canadian writing about the Holocaust is haunted by the grim past

Canadian writing about the Holocaust is haunted by the grim past

The past of the Holocaust still haunts the present and calls out to Canadian writers. Their works of poetry and prose are forms of remembrance that command our attention.

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Financial insecurity and right-wing beliefs drive COVID-19 vaccine hesitancy among Albertans

Financial insecurity and right-wing beliefs drive COVID-19 vaccine hesitancy among Albertans

We surveyed Albertans, and while most were vaccinated, we found certain groups were less likely to be vaccinated than others. Those being people facing economic hardship and political affiliation.

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House Introduces a Sweeping Booster Seat Safety Law to Protect Children in Car Crashes

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Pasha 129: Africa’s climate concerns and the way forward

Pasha 129: Africa’s climate concerns and the way forward

African countries are playing their part in fighting climate change but western nations need to come to the party.

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Dune: we simulated the desert planet of Arrakis to see if humans could survive there

Dune: we simulated the desert planet of Arrakis to see if humans could survive there

Is Dune scientifically plausible? We ran a climate model to find out.

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Sudan’s generals have torn up the transition playbook. But don’t count out the masses

Sudan’s generals have torn up the transition playbook. But don’t count out the masses

Sudan has needed and will require compromise and principled political goodwill to realise a difficult transition from military rule.

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