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Making wealth from waste

We have killed for it, enslaved others to mine for it, and even built a world currency based on it. Gold. Homer described it as the glory of the immortals. The Incas simply called it the tears of the sun.

Jun 17, 2014
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Colliding plates form Kimberley 'Alps' 

A geological survey has confirmed that a section of the North Australia Craton was forced under its neighbouring tectonic plate and in the process created the hills that stretch from Halls Creek up to Kununurra ...

Jun 16, 2014
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Australia shark cull could snare more than 900

Australia's controversial shark cull could snare more than 900 animals over the next three years, a government review found, angering critics who said Tuesday most were caught needlessly.

Jun 10, 2014
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Governments adopt 'triage' for threatened species

Governments in Australia and internationally are coming round to the idea that conservation efforts need to focus more on saving as many endangered species as possible with the resources available.

Jun 04, 2014
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