Climate

New species of land snail discovered in Nullarbor estimated 3 million years old

Scientists at the Western Australian Museum have discovered a new species of land snail in Western Australia’s Nullarbor region, the fossil estimated to be around three million years old. The discovery comes after two comprehensive fieldwork sessions between 2021 and 2023. Researchers say the discovery is especially significant, because it indicates the climate having been …

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Labor gearing up to next election in Brisbane as protesters demand better conditions

Today, the 49th National Labor Conference kicked off in Brisbane, marking the first in-person convention hosted in five years… Day one of Australia’s largest political meeting opened with economy, climate, energy and social services at the forefront. The Wire’s Eduardo Jordan and National Radio News Political Correspondent Amanda Copp were on the ground.   Image: …

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Defence Climate Strategy

The Defence Strategic review also took into account operations that could result from climate change, or external threats from those affected by severe weather events. We take a look at how well prepared and equipped the services are to meet this growing challenge. Image: Image: Shutterstock: Maythee Voran Produced By: Jono Wakeley Featured In Story: …

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The Big Wet

Is Eastern Australia’s three years of cold and wet weather coming to an end? History shows that we could be in for a decade of El Nino weather as early as the end of 2023. The Bureau of Meteorology’s declaration that La Niña has ended heralds the official end of the “big wet”, a rare …

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