Issue date : Thu 13 February, 2020
Estimated Reading Time : 02 Min 07 Seconds
Number of items : 25
Smart birds remember new tricks
Cosmos
Thu 13 February, 2020
Not only can you teach a wild bird new tricks, but they can remember it nearly two years later, according to research with North Island robins in New Zealand, published in the journal Biology Letters.
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Teen cows get moody too
Cosmos
Thu 13 February, 2020
Mood swings are a well-known part of puberty, and it seems that’s it’s not just humans. Canadian research suggests dairy cows can be moody teenagers too.
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Gas 'critical' for renewable energy future, Chief Scientist says
The Age
Wed 12 February, 2020
Chief Scientist Alan Finkel is backing the Prime Minister's gas-filled vision for an energy market transition to lower emissions and arguing Australia should not invest in nuclear power, but focus instead on emerging hydrogen technology.
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Eco-terrorists may have lit fires: senator
7 News
Wed 12 February, 2020
A Liberal senator believes "eco-terrorists" could have lit Australia's bushfires, echoing a right-wing conspiracy theory spread on social media.
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Liberals should take a lead from markets on climate change
The Australian Financial Review
Wed 12 February, 2020
As a Liberal, I have enormous faith in the power of markets. They unleash innovation, propel investment, spur jobs and foster prosperity.
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IAG profit dips amid rising climate fears
News.com.au
Wed 12 February, 2020
People buying insurance can expect higher prices if damaging weather patterns continue, after bushfires knocked Insurance Australia Group's first half net profit down 43.4 per cent to $283 million.
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The high-tech portable lab helping coral fight climate change
The Brisbane Times
Wed 12 February, 2020
Despite being surrounded by ocean when doing their research, scientists working on coral recovery are now able to take a mini-version with them wherever they go.
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Fire near Port Macquarie extinguished after 210 days
The Sydney Morning Herald
Wed 12 February, 2020
A fire that had been burning for nearly seven months in northern NSW has finally been extinguished, after a unique effort from several organisations.
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Are UEFA scoring environmental own goal with Euro 2020?
Yahoo News
Wed 12 February, 2020
The 2020 European Championship will be the first to be played all across the continent, with 12 different countries hosting matches, forcing teams and supporters to rack up thousands of air miles and leave behind a gigantic carbon footprint.
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Woolmark Prize throws down the green gauntlet
The Australian Financial Review
Wed 12 February, 2020
The influential award will judge the 10 finalists selected from 300 entrants on the sustainability of their collections.
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N. Hemisphere faces 4-fold rise in extreme heat periods: study
Yahoo News
Wed 12 February, 2020
The number of extreme hot days and nights in the Northern Hemisphere could quadruple by the end of the century even if humanity brings down emissions to meet the Paris climate deal goals, scientists said Tuesday.
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