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MIL-Evening Report: As the dust of the election settles, Australia’s wildlife still needs a pathway for recovery

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Source: The Conversation (Au and NZ) – By Rachel Morgain, Knowledge Broker, Fenner School of Environment and Society, Australian National University The environment was a key concern in the recent federal election. It was also a polarising one, with concerns raised about regional industries and livelihoods. But jobs and environment need not be locked in […]

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MIL-Evening Report: The long and complicated history of Aboriginal involvement in football

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Source: The Conversation (Au and NZ) – By Roy Hay, Honorary Fellow, Deakin University Over the next two weekends, the Australian Football League celebrates the contribution of Indigenous peoples to the history of the game. At the same time, a new documentary will show how one of the modern Indigenous superstars of the sport, Adam […]

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MIL-Evening Report: Curious Kids: why are there waves?

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Source: The Conversation (Au and NZ) – By Mark Hemer, Senior Research Scientist, Oceans and Atmosphere, CSIRO Curious Kids is a series for children. If you have a question you’d like an expert to answer, send it to curiouskids@theconversation.edu.au You might also like the podcast Imagine This, a co-production between ABC KIDS listen and The […]

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MIL-Evening Report: Population DNA testing for disease risk is coming. Here are five things to know

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Source: The Conversation (Au and NZ) – By Paul Lacaze, Head, Public Health Genomics Program, Monash University DNA testing to predict disease risk has the potential to prevent disease and save lives. Yet few Australians can currently access predictive DNA testing via the health-care system. That may soon change. As technology improves, the cost of […]

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MIL-Evening Report: Why Sydney residents use 30% more water per day than Melburnians

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Source: The Conversation (Au and NZ) – By Ian Wright, Senior Lecturer in Environmental Science, Western Sydney University This week Melbourne’s water storage dropped below 50%, a sign of the prolonged and deepening drought gripping eastern Australia. Sydney is only marginally better off, at 53.8% of full storage. Along with many regional towns across southeastern […]

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MIL-Evening Report: Let them play! Kids need freedom from play restrictions to develop

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Source: The Conversation (Au and NZ) – By Brendon Hyndman, Senior Lecturer and Course Director (Postgraduate Education courses), Charles Sturt University You may have heard of play. It’s that thing children do – the diverse range of unstructured, spontaneous activities and behaviours. Children play in many ways, including by exploring movements, constructing with equipment, creating […]

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MIL-Evening Report: Friday essay: YouTube apologies and reality TV revelations – the rise of the public confession

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Source: The Conversation (Au and NZ) – By Kate Douglas, Professor, Flinders University A little over a year ago, former Australian cricket captain Steve Smith made a tearful confession and apology to the public, having been banned from cricket for 12 months for ball tampering. Smith’s confession was expected. As Australian captain, he would take […]

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MIL-Evening Report: Gamers use machine learning to navigate complex video games – but it’s not free

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Source: The Conversation (Au and NZ) – By Ben Egliston, PhD candidate in Media and Communications, University of Sydney Some of the world’s most popular video games track your activity as you play – but they’re not just gathering data for business or marketing purposes. They’re accumulating information about the way you and others play […]

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MIL-Evening Report: From gun control to HIV: six ingredients of successful public policy

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Source: The Conversation (Au and NZ) – By Joannah Luetjens, PhD Candidate, Utrecht University In the lead up to the recent federal election, there was plenty of negative rhetoric about current policy settings. Piecing together the various messages, it seems we have entered an armageddon of poor fiscal management, intolerable social inequality, and environmental degradation. […]

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MIL-Evening Report: How the dangerous evolution of Pakistan’s national security state threatens domestic stability

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Source: The Conversation (Au and NZ) – By Robert G. Patman, Professor of International Relations, University of Otago In February, a terrorist attack by Jaysh e-Mohammad (JeM) killed more than 40 Indian military personnel in the Indian state of Jammu and Kashmir. It triggered the worst escalation of India–Pakistan tensions for nearly two decades. The […]

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