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MIL-Evening Report: Archaeology can help us prepare for climates ahead – not just look back

By   /  October 12, 2018  /  Academic Analysis, Academic collaboration, Academic freedom, Academic publishing, Analysis, Analysis-Reportage, Australasia, Australia, English, Evening Report, MIL OSI, Open Source Intel, Pacific Region, Reportage, The Conversation  /  Comments Off on MIL-Evening Report: Archaeology can help us prepare for climates ahead – not just look back

Source: The Conversation (Au and NZ) – By Amy Prendergast, Lecturer in Physical Geography, University of Melbourne This article is part of our occasional long read series Zoom Out, where authors explore key ideas in science and technology in the broader context of society and humanity. Watching the weather for today and tomorrow is relatively […]

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MIL-Evening Report: On gender and sexuality, Scott Morrison’s ‘blind spot’ may come from reading the Bible too literally

By   /  October 12, 2018  /  Academic Analysis, Academic collaboration, Academic freedom, Academic publishing, Analysis, Analysis-Reportage, Australasia, Australia, English, Evening Report, MIL OSI, Open Source Intel, Pacific Region, Reportage, The Conversation  /  Comments Off on MIL-Evening Report: On gender and sexuality, Scott Morrison’s ‘blind spot’ may come from reading the Bible too literally

Source: The Conversation (Au and NZ) – By Robyn J. Whitaker, Senior Lecturer in New Testament, Pilgrim Theological College, University of Divinity Why is our prime minister so poor on matters of gender and sexuality? Why won’t he clearly state that no institution in Australia, including schools, should be able to discriminate against children on […]

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MIL-Evening Report: Focusing on people at ‘high risk’ of suicide has failed as a suicide prevention strategy

By   /  October 12, 2018  /  Academic Analysis, Academic collaboration, Academic freedom, Academic publishing, Analysis, Analysis-Reportage, Australasia, Australia, English, Evening Report, MIL OSI, Open Source Intel, Pacific Region, Reportage, The Conversation  /  Comments Off on MIL-Evening Report: Focusing on people at ‘high risk’ of suicide has failed as a suicide prevention strategy

Source: The Conversation (Au and NZ) – By Helen Stallman, Hospital Research Foundation Fellow, University of South Australia Many current suicide prevention interventions focus on raising awareness of suicide or on preventing it only at the point just prior to it occurring. But despite decades of government investment in suicide awareness programs, the rate of […]

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MIL-Evening Report: Farmers’ climate denial begins to wane as reality bites

By   /  October 12, 2018  /  Academic Analysis, Academic collaboration, Academic freedom, Academic publishing, Analysis, Analysis-Reportage, Australasia, Australia, English, Evening Report, MIL OSI, Open Source Intel, Pacific Region, Reportage, The Conversation  /  Comments Off on MIL-Evening Report: Farmers’ climate denial begins to wane as reality bites

Source: The Conversation (Au and NZ) – By Sarah Ann Wheeler, Professor in Water Economics, University of Adelaide Australia has been described as the “front line of the battle for climate change adaptation”, and our farmers are the ones who have to lead the charge. Farmers will have to cope, among other pressures, with longer […]

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MIL-Evening Report: The science is clear: we have to start creating our low-carbon future today

By   /  October 12, 2018  /  Academic Analysis, Academic collaboration, Academic freedom, Academic publishing, Analysis, Analysis-Reportage, Australasia, Australia, English, Evening Report, MIL OSI, Open Source Intel, Pacific Region, Reportage, The Conversation  /  Comments Off on MIL-Evening Report: The science is clear: we have to start creating our low-carbon future today

Source: The Conversation (Au and NZ) – By Alan Finkel, Australia’s Chief Scientist, Office of the Chief Scientist This week’s release of the special report from the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) has put scientific evidence on the front page of the world’s newspapers. As Australia’s Chief Scientist, I hope it will be recognised […]

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MIL-Evening Report: Newsflash. For most, energy remains affordable

By   /  October 12, 2018  /  Academic Analysis, Academic collaboration, Academic freedom, Academic publishing, Analysis, Analysis-Reportage, Australasia, Australia, English, Evening Report, MIL OSI, Open Source Intel, Pacific Region, Reportage, The Conversation  /  Comments Off on MIL-Evening Report: Newsflash. For most, energy remains affordable

Source: The Conversation (Au and NZ) – By Ben Phillips, Associate Professor, Centre for Social Research and Methods, Director, Centre for Economic Policy Research (CEPR), Research School of Economics, Australian National University Electricity prices have doubled in the past ten years, climbing 117%, which is 76% more than inflation. Gas prices climbed 89%, 53% more […]

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MIL-Evening Report: Vital Signs: Amazon has lifted its wages, but the implications aren’t as good as you might think

By   /  October 12, 2018  /  Academic Analysis, Academic collaboration, Academic freedom, Academic publishing, Analysis, Analysis-Reportage, Australasia, Australia, English, Evening Report, MIL OSI, Open Source Intel, Pacific Region, Reportage, The Conversation  /  Comments Off on MIL-Evening Report: Vital Signs: Amazon has lifted its wages, but the implications aren’t as good as you might think

Source: The Conversation (Au and NZ) – By Richard Holden, Professor of Economics and PLuS Alliance Fellow, UNSW Amazon has just voluntarily raised its employees’ minimum wage to US$15 an hour. Retail giant Costco has moved to US$14. This might not sound like a lot – and it is sure not a lot to live […]

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MIL-Evening Report: Friday essay: where are the female academics on film?

By   /  October 12, 2018  /  Academic Analysis, Academic collaboration, Academic freedom, Academic publishing, Analysis, Analysis-Reportage, Australasia, Australia, English, Evening Report, MIL OSI, Open Source Intel, Pacific Region, Reportage, The Conversation  /  Comments Off on MIL-Evening Report: Friday essay: where are the female academics on film?

Source: The Conversation (Au and NZ) – By Tom van Laer, Reader (Associate Professor) of Marketing, City, University of London The 2016 science-fiction drama Arrival, starring Amy Adams as linguistics professor Dr Louise Banks, was a ceiling-shattering moment for female academics. The film, directed by Denis Villeneuve, presented Adams’ character in a race against time […]

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MIL-Evening Report: Media prize a ‘defeat’ for Australian refugee censorship, says author

By   /  October 12, 2018  /  Analysis, Analysis-Reportage, APR, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Report, Asylum Seekers, Behrouz Boochani, Detention Centres, Editor's Picks, English, Evening Report, Featured, Global, Human Rights, Investigative journalism, Justice, Manus Island, Media, MIL OSI, Nauru detention centre, Open Source Intel, Pacific Media Centre, Pacific Region, Pacific Report, Papua New Guinea, PMC Reportage, Politics, Refugee Crisis, Refugees, Reportage, Reports, RNZ Pacific  /  Comments Off on MIL-Evening Report: Media prize a ‘defeat’ for Australian refugee censorship, says author

Behrouz Boochani … Australian government used “systematic censorship” to control refugee information. Image: Hoda Afshar/Behrouz Boochani/RNZ Pacific By RNZ Pacific A refugee journalist detained on Papua New Guinea’s Manus Island says winning an Italian award for investigative journalism could end censorship of offshore detention in the Australian media. Behrouz Boochani, who has made a documentary […]

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MIL-Evening Report: Vanuatu Daily Post … latest news hot off the free press

By   /  October 12, 2018  /  Analysis, Analysis-Reportage, APR, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Report, English, Evening Report, Featured, Free press, Media, Media Freedom, MIL OSI, Multimedia, Newspapers, Open Source Intel, Pacific Media Centre, Pacific Region, Pacific Report, PMC Reportage, press freedom, Printing, Publishing, Reportage, Reports, Vanuatu, Vanuatu Daily Post  /  Comments Off on MIL-Evening Report: Vanuatu Daily Post … latest news hot off the free press

“How your newspaper gets to you” … Vanuatu Daily Press press rolling with the day’s news. Video: VDP Pacific Media Watch Newsdesk The Vanuatu Daily Post, only daily newspaper in Vanuatu, and a leading champion of a free press in the South Pacific, has posted a video of its printing press in action in Port […]

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