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Measuring conservation in a way that counts
Mon, 26 Jul 2021
A new study raises questions on whether current conservation science and policy for protected areas could be saving more biodiversity—with political and economic expediency often to the fore.

AI key to easing back pain
Fri, 16 Jul 2021
An innovative measurement tool developed by an international collaboration led by James Cook University researchers could lead to significant improvements in treating lower back pain, thanks to artificial intelligence.

Banishing bandits: other countries bear the cost
Tue, 13 Jul 2021
A new study reveals the strategies that stop bandits from illegally fishing in Australian waters—but warns there is a cost to the region’s poorer countries.

Leading scientists praise UNESCO’s leadership after draft decision on the Great Barrier Reef
Fri, 2 Jul 2021
Five world-renowned scientists have signed a letter to UNESCO Director-General Audrey Azoulay to “thank UNESCO for its leadership in recognising the threat of climate change to the Great Barrier Reef World Heritage property.”

Cairns gives a warm welcome to earthly experts
Fri, 25 Jun 2021
Soil scientists from across Australia and New Zealand are meeting in Cairns for the joint conference of Soil Science Australia and the New Zealand Society of Soil Science.

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