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‘Citizen Scientists’ Pitching In To Help Save Our Koalas
2014-07-29 03:36:46

Australian citizens are pitching in to help save the koala, one of our most iconic and vulnerable species, environmental scientists say.

2013-06-24 19:39:56

The performance of Australia’s mining industry in restoring the native landscape could one day be judged by ...koalas.

2013-01-14 10:33:57

As sea levels climb, Australia’s coastal wetlands will be increasingly trapped between urban development on land and the rising ocean, imperilling the survival of their unique plants, birds and fish.

2005-12-05 00:15:00

Children born with heart defects who have traditionally been told not to exercise can improve their heart function through programs that involve exertion, according to a U.S. study published on Monday.


Word of the Day
postliminy
  • In Roman antiquity, the return of a person who had been banished, or taken prisoner by an enemy, to his old condition and former privileges.
  • In international law, that right by virtue of which persons and things taken by an enemy in war are restored to their former status when coming again under the power of the nation to which they belonged.
The word 'postliminy' comes from a Latin word meaning 'threshold'.