Report shows 3 million Australians living in poverty

A new report by UNSW Sydney's Social Policy Research Centre (SPRC) and the Australian Council of Social Services (ACOSS) finds that poverty rates have remained at much the same level for the past decade, despite economic ...

Transgender Americans are more likely to be unemployed and poor

The United States Supreme Court will issue a ruling this year in a landmark case that will determine whether transgender people—individuals whose sex assigned at birth does not match their current innate sense of being ...

Australia bushfires ignite calls for indigenous fire practices

For tens of thousands of years, Australia's Aboriginal people have used fire to manage the landscape, and after a summer of raging bushfires the practice is increasingly being seen as a way to help stem future disasters.

Tropical trees are living time capsules of human history

In a new article published in Trends in Plant Science, an international team of scientists presents the combined use of dendrochronology, radiocarbon dating and isotopic and genetic analysis as a means of investigating the ...

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