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thebigsmoke.com.au: More of us are opting for ‘digital detox’ holidays

More of us are opting for ‘digital detox’ holidays
thebigsmoke.com.au, 28 Dec 2019

December 28, 2019About Philip Lovell PearcePhilip Lovell Pearce is the Foundation Professor of Tourism at James Cook University. Today's leading opinions Hundreds of thousands hope a petition will save Julian Assange The man in the MAGA hat: The...
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Canberra Times: Study in Pacific reveals coral heat danger

Study in Pacific reveals coral heat danger
Canberra Times, 23 Dec 2019

A study has found coral at 38 metres below the ocean surface is susceptible to warming temperatures. Coral in deeper waters are not immune to rising temperatures, new research has revealed. The results of a large-scale study Pacific Ocean reefs over 16...
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WEB MSN Australia: Whale shark expedition on Great Barrier Reef uncovers great mysteries of world's largest fish

Whale shark expedition on Great Barrier Reef uncovers great mysteries of world's largest fish
WEB MSN Australia, 05 Dec 2019

The whale shark may be the world's largest fish but, according to marine scientists, locating them on the Great Barrier Reef is like "finding a needle in a haystack". Unlike Western Australia's Ningaloo Marine Park — a known aggregation site the...
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nationaltribune.com.au: Sound of science

Sound of science
nationaltribune.com.au, 11 Dec 2019

Scientists are set to use data gained from ‘eavesdropping’ on nature to build a picture of Australia’s animal life. James Cook University’s Professor Lin Schwarzkopf said scientists are developing new acoustic analysis techniques to recognise different...
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Architecture & Design: Homes can be better prepared for cyclones. But first we must convince the owners

Homes can be better prepared for cyclones. But first we must convince the owners
Architecture & Design, 12 Dec 2019

Most Australians know cyclones can cause serious damage to housing. Insurance premiums in cyclone-prone regions are among the highest in the country.
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miragenews.com: New smokes bring new problems

New smokes bring new problems
miragenews.com, 17 Dec 2019

A study on a new type of electronic tobacco device has found they appear much less dangerous than smoking paper cigarettes – but serious concerns remain over their effects on health, their use as a pro-smoking marketing device and the sources of data...
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Your Life Choices: Undeclared life-threatening ingredients in imported products

Undeclared life-threatening ingredients in imported products
Your Life Choices, 05 Dec 2019

Potentially deadly undeclared substances were found in almost half of the imported food products bought and tested by researchers from James Cook University (JCU) as part of a study into food safety. The allergans were in 50 packaged food items source...
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