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Conservation scientists are grieving after the bushfires – but we must not give up

That a billion animals may die as a result of this summer’s fires has horrified the world. For many conservation biologists and managers, however, the unprecedented extent and ferocity of the fires has incinerated much more than koalas and their kin. By Stephen Garnett, Brendan Wintle, David Lindenmayer, John Woinarski, […]

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“Scott Morrison has been whitewashing corruption” – the sports grant affair

Let’s be very clear about this. The rorting of the $100 million community sports grants program was flagrant corruption and Prime Minister Morrison and senior ministers were in on it up to their ethically-devoid eyeballs. By Michael Pascoe That’s why Mr Morrison can’t throw former Sport Minister Bridget McKenzie under […]

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“Australia’s Self-Destructive Idiocy of Climate Denialism Must Stop” – Turnbull

Australia’s fires this summer—unprecedented in the scale of their destruction—are the ferocious but inevitable reality of global warming. A hotter, drier climate means more and longer droughts and more and fiercer fires. By Malcolm Turnbull Prime Minister of Australia from 2015 to 2018 So if Australia is on the front […]