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Examining the neonicotinoid threat to honey bees

The decline of honey bees has been a major concern globally for the past decade. One of the factors that could be contributing to the decline is the use of insecticides—specifically neonicotinoids—that persist in rivers ...

dateJul 08, 2015 in Environment
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Rottnest's tropical corals found to thrive

Researchers are surprised at thriving coral growth at Rottnest Island, predicting its smaller coral communities could grow into a reef similar to the one that existed there in the Last Interglacial, approximately 130,000 ...

dateJul 09, 2015 in Environment
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Offering an effective route to low carbon economy

To achieve public support for a transformation to a low carbon society, politicians would be advised to implement a quantity-based energy quota system, with a fixed and decreasing cap on total use, rather than relying on ...

dateJul 16, 2015 in Environment
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