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Fewer rain storms across southern Australia

(PhysOrg.com) -- Decreasing autumn and winter rainfall over southern Australia has been attributed to a 50-year decrease in the average intensity of storms in the region – a trend which is forecast to ...

dateJul 04, 2011 in Environment
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Australian shipping emissions identified

Ship engine exhaust emissions make up more than a quarter of nitrogen oxide emissions generated in the Australian region according to a recently-published study by CSIRO and the Australian Maritime College ...

dateSep 03, 2012 in Environment
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Pollinator decline not reducing crop yields just yet

(PhysOrg.com) -- The well-documented worldwide decline in the number of bees and other pollinators is not, at this stage, limiting global crop yields, according to the results of an international study published ...

dateNov 10, 2008 in
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Venice to suffer fewer storm surges

(PhysOrg.com) -- Venice – the City of Dreams – may have one less nightmare to deal with following a finding that the frequency of extreme storm surge events generated by Adriatic Sea tempests could ...

dateJun 10, 2011 in Environment
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Big step forward for SKA radio telescope

The discovery potential of the future international SKA radio telescope has been glimpsed following the commissioning of a working optical fibre link between CSIRO's Australian SKA Pathfinder (ASKAP) telescope in Western ...

dateJul 07, 2011 in Astronomy
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Closing the phosphorous-efficiency gap

Ways to reduce the costs of phosphorus fertiliser use on farms – critical for sustaining high agricultural production in many Australian farming systems – have been identified in a new suite of journal ...

dateOct 24, 2011 in Environment
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