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Rising Risk Of Global Contamination Coincides With Rising Global Economy
2013-02-25 11:16:29

The development of an increasingly integrated global economy, one that has seen the increase of free trade, free flow of capital, and which has tapped cheaper foreign labor markets has offered huge potential profits for businesses and even nations. But it could come at a significant cost.

2012-11-14 12:57:19

A distinguished Australian scientist, the winner of an international soil science prize, has called for Australia to lead a renewed global effort to reverse the alarming degradation and contamination of the world’s food-producing soils.

2012-02-02 07:27:02

The effects of climate change could expose Australians to greater risks from toxic contamination, a leading scientist has warned.

2011-11-07 16:18:52

Australia has taken a key step towards improving measures of human health risk with the release of new guidelines targeting one of our commonest sources of industrial contamination.

2010-12-09 13:25:53

Australia has renewed its commitment to a clean environment and healthy, safe community by extending its national research effort into contamination and clean-up by a further nine years.

2010-11-11 13:24:44

Professor Paul Ehrlich, senior statesman of the environmental movement, and currently visiting Australia, today joined with Australian researchers to warn of the danger of man-made chemicals accumulating in the environment and the tissues of living organisms, including people.

2010-10-26 21:41:03

A team of Australian and Chinese scientists has pioneered a new way to make clean energy from land so contaminated with toxic waste that it is good for little else.

2010-06-16 13:14:24

Australian scientists have developed a groundbreaking treatment to clean up the highly toxic and persistent foam chemicals used worldwide to fight thousands of fires.

2010-01-03 08:00:56

Australian scientists have announced the world’s first successful large-scale restoration of a coastal wetland being devastated by acid runoff.


Word of the Day
saggar
  • A ceramic container used inside a fuel-fired kiln to protect pots from the flame.
The word 'saggar' may come from 'safeguard'.
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