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  • Indigenous peoples are crucial for conservation – a quarter of all land is in their hands
    A new map shows that more than 25% of all land outside Antarctica is held and managed by Indigenous peoples. This makes these communities vital allies in the global conservation effort. Stephen Garnett, Professor of Conservation and Sustainable Livelihoods, Charles Darwin University Álvaro Fernández-Llamazares, Researcher, University of Helsinki...
  • FactCheck: is Australia's population the 'highest growing in the world'?
    One Nation leader Pauline Hanson said Australia is "the highest growing country in the world", with population growth "double than a lot of other countries". Is that right? Liz Allen, Demographer, ANU Centre for Social Research and Methods, Australian National University Licensed as Creative Commons – attribution, no derivatives.
  • Murder investigation to find the source of a second Novichok poisoning
    The same deadly nerve agent used against a former Russian spy and his daughter could be linked to a second poisoning that killed a 44 year old woman in the UK. Martin Boland, Senior Lecturer of Medicinal and Pharmaceutical Chemistry, Charles Darwin University Licensed as Creative Commons – attribution, no derivatives.
  • A hidden toll: Australia's cats kill almost 650 million reptiles a year
    The average Australian feral cat kills 225 reptiles a year, which adds up to 596 million in total, according to a new estimate. Pet cats, meanwhile, kill a further 53 million. John Woinarski, Professor (conservation biology), Charles Darwin University Brett Murphy, Senior Research Fellow, Charles Darwin University Chris Dickman, Professor...

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