Latest

MIL-Evening Report: Nations close ranks to stop ‘big four’ oil producers watering down UN report

By   /  December 9, 2018  /  AM-NC, Analysis, Analysis-Reportage, APR, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Report, Climate, Climate Change, Climate Home News, COP24, CTF, DJF, English, Environment, Evening Report, Featured, Global, Global Warming, KB, Marshall Islands, MIL OSI, New Zealand, Oil industry, Oil producers, Open Source Intel, Pacific Media Centre, Pacific Region, Pacific Report, PMC Reportage, Reportage, Reports, UNFCCC, United Nations  /  Comments Off on MIL-Evening Report: Nations close ranks to stop ‘big four’ oil producers watering down UN report

By Sara Stefanini and Karl Mathiesen in Katowice, Poland In a moment of drama in Poland, countries have closed ranks against a push by oil producers to water down recognition of the UN’s report on the impacts of 1.5C warming. Four big oil and gas producers blocked the UN climate talks from welcoming the most […]

Read More →
Latest

MIL-Evening Report: Widodo wants security forces to guard all development projects in Papua

By   /  December 9, 2018  /  AM-NC, Analysis, Analysis-Reportage, APR, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Report, CTF, DJF, English, Evening Report, Featured, Human Rights, Indigenous, KB, Killings, MIL OSI, Military, Open Source Intel, Pacific Media Centre, Pacific Region, Pacific Report, PMC Reportage, Politics, Reportage, Reports, Security, West Papua, West Papua human rights, West Papua protest, West Papuan independence  /  Comments Off on MIL-Evening Report: Widodo wants security forces to guard all development projects in Papua

By Ray Jordan in Lampung, Indonesia President Joko “Jokowi” Widodo insists that work on the Trans-Papua road project will continue despite this week’s shooting of construction workers in the Papua regency of Nduga. Widodo is asking that all infrastructure projects and Trans-Papua construction workers always be accompanied by security personnel. For the moment, Widodo said […]

Read More →
Latest

MIL-Evening Report: Comic explainer: forest giants house thousands of animals (so why do we keep cutting them down?)

By   /  December 9, 2018  /  Academic Analysis, Academic collaboration, Academic freedom, Academic publishing, AM-NC, Analysis, Analysis-Reportage, Australasia, Australia, CTF, DJF, English, Evening Report, KB, MIL OSI, Open Source Intel, Pacific Region, Reportage, The Conversation  /  Comments Off on MIL-Evening Report: Comic explainer: forest giants house thousands of animals (so why do we keep cutting them down?)

Source: The Conversation (Au and NZ) – By Madeleine De Gabriele, Deputy Editor: Energy + Environment Giant eucalypts play an irreplaceable part in many of Australia’s ecosystems. These towering elders develop hollows, which make them nature’s high-rises, housing everything from endangered squirrel-gliders to lace monitors. Over 300 species of vertebrates in Australia depend on hollows […]

Read More →
Latest

MIL-Evening Report: PMC director reports on historic New Caledonia referendum 30 years on

By   /  December 9, 2018  /  AM-NC, Analysis, Analysis-Reportage, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Report, Asia-Pacific Nius, CTF, DJF, English, Evening Report, Front page, KB, Media, Melanesia, MIL OSI, New Caledonia, Open Source Intel, Pacific Media Centre, Pacific Region, PMC Reportage, Politics, Reportage  /  Comments Off on MIL-Evening Report: PMC director reports on historic New Caledonia referendum 30 years on

By Craig Major of AUT Communications Professor David Robie, Director of the Pacific Media Centre in the School of Communication Studies, has been part of the contingent of more than 100 journalists and media academics reporting on and analysing the historic New Caledonian independence referendum in early November. Only 2 out of the 100 were […]

Read More →
Latest

MIL-OSI Reportage: PMC director reports on historic New Caledonia referendum 30 years on

By   /  December 9, 2018  /  24-7, AM-NC, Analysis, Analysis-Reportage, Asia-Pacific Nius, CTF, DJF, Education, English, Front page, KB, Media, Melanesia, MIL OSI, New Caledonia, New Zealand, Open Source Intel, Pacific Media Centre, Pacific Region, Politics, Reportage, Tertiary Education  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Reportage: PMC director reports on historic New Caledonia referendum 30 years on

Source: Pacific Media Centre Analysis published with permission of PMC By Craig Major of AUT Communications Professor David Robie, Director of the Pacific Media Centre in the School of Communication Studies, has been part of the contingent of more than 100 journalists and media academics reporting on and analysing the historic New Caledonian independence referendum […]

Read More →
Latest

MIL-Evening Report: The government’s encryption laws finally passed despite concerns over security

By   /  December 7, 2018  /  Academic Analysis, Academic collaboration, Academic freedom, Academic publishing, AM-NC, Analysis, Analysis-Reportage, Australasia, Australia, CTF, DJF, English, Evening Report, KB, MIL OSI, Open Source Intel, Pacific Region, Reportage, The Conversation  /  Comments Off on MIL-Evening Report: The government’s encryption laws finally passed despite concerns over security

Source: The Conversation (Au and NZ) – By Robert Merkel, Lecturer in Software Engineering, Monash University After being caught up in the broader drama of the last day of Parliament for 2018, the Telecommunications and Other Legislation Amendment (Assistance and Access) Bill 2018 passed both houses on Thursday, with the support of the Coalition and […]

Read More →
Latest

MIL-Evening Report: The problems with small satellites – and what Australia’s Space Agency can do to help

By   /  December 7, 2018  /  Academic Analysis, Academic collaboration, Academic freedom, Academic publishing, AM-NC, Analysis, Analysis-Reportage, Australasia, Australia, CTF, DJF, English, Evening Report, KB, MIL OSI, Open Source Intel, Pacific Region, Reportage, The Conversation  /  Comments Off on MIL-Evening Report: The problems with small satellites – and what Australia’s Space Agency can do to help

Source: The Conversation (Au and NZ) – By Duncan Blake, PhD candidate, law and military uses of outer space, University of Adelaide Australia is part of the global explosion in space industries – including the design and engineering of satellites smaller than a loaf of bread. But we’re at a point now where we need […]

Read More →
Latest

MIL-Evening Report: Five ways to reduce the risk of stillbirth

By   /  December 7, 2018  /  Academic Analysis, Academic collaboration, Academic freedom, Academic publishing, AM-NC, Analysis, Analysis-Reportage, Australasia, Australia, CTF, DJF, English, Evening Report, KB, MIL OSI, Open Source Intel, Pacific Region, Reportage, The Conversation  /  Comments Off on MIL-Evening Report: Five ways to reduce the risk of stillbirth

Source: The Conversation (Au and NZ) – By Vicki Flenady, Professor, Mater Research Institute; Director, Centre of Research Excellence in Stillbirth, The University of Queensland Six Australian babies are stillborn each day. This equates to more than 2,000 babies each year. Stillbirth is defined as the death of a baby of at least 20 weeks’ […]

Read More →
Latest

MIL-Evening Report: The best thing about the new Oz horror film The School is its poster

By   /  December 7, 2018  /  Academic Analysis, Academic collaboration, Academic freedom, Academic publishing, AM-NC, Analysis, Analysis-Reportage, Australasia, Australia, CTF, DJF, English, Evening Report, KB, MIL OSI, Open Source Intel, Pacific Region, Reportage, The Conversation  /  Comments Off on MIL-Evening Report: The best thing about the new Oz horror film The School is its poster

Source: The Conversation (Au and NZ) – By Ari Mattes, Lecturer in Media Studies, University of Notre Dame Australia Review: The School There’s something about the Australian context that lends itself to explorations of horror. As I have argued elsewhere, the combination of what historian Geoffrey Blainey famously described as the “tyranny of distance,” the […]

Read More →