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Yes, this continent was invaded in 1788 – here's why: Even by the European-centric standards of 18th and 19th cent… https://t.co/MwhPL3bMSL
1/27
2020
Our brains need 10 mL of blood per second to function. How much did the brains of our ancient ancestors need? The a… https://t.co/npVV5b9LlyNo, you don't need to "write every day". But here is some advice you can truly use. https://t.co/L8gBc6KRh1"I didn’t make it through 2019 without buying anything – I bought four things. But as a teacher, I learnt valuable… https://t.co/h7V2cyu9u9
1/26
2020
Bridget McKenzie’s future is looking bleak, her position having worsened significantly this week. It was a clear m… https://t.co/5dkCpnPB1R
Retweeted by The ConversationAustralia Day provides prime ministers with a platform to talk about national identity. But research shows PMs hav… https://t.co/eafO96fLII
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1/25
2020
Renowned playwright David Williamson's new play is a challenging spectacle. "Smack-down one-liners pepper slabs of… https://t.co/yL5Uex2LLcJOB ALERT: We're looking for a journalist with good research skills and a passion for politics, public policy and c… https://t.co/g0zv42eB2mThe US president had “no constructive ideas whatever". He was "slow-minded and bewildered... ill-informed". John M… https://t.co/czUW7moZLVIf the male 'bluehead wrasse' fish is removed from its group, something extraordinary happens: the largest female i… https://t.co/WVgk2rUOyJThe next major financial crisis may come from unexpected #ClimateChange risks. That's according to the Bank for In… https://t.co/rytj0UyYPZAustralia Day provides prime ministers with a platform to talk about national identity. But research shows PMs hav… https://t.co/eafO96fLIIYou may not know that fire statuses... 1. Describe the stage of the firefighting effort, not the nature of the fir… https://t.co/JkHloBFznmBridget McKenzie’s future is looking bleak, her position having worsened significantly this week. It was a clear m… https://t.co/5dkCpnPB1RToo little interest from parents and your kid could think schoolwork isn't important, but too much help can create… https://t.co/70ac6XSpQx
1/24
2020
New research from New Zealand has found taking antibiotics at 1-2 years is associated with an increased risk of obe… https://t.co/NFLrMXr6iFFor the soaring numbers of families in apartments, the quality of surrounding neighbourhoods and open spaces is vit… https://t.co/6uvUcH6A2pAustralia's bushfire smoke fast became the world's problem. But when smoke travels across national borders, how are… https://t.co/kYr5h9zGbVIndigenous kinship networks link each plant to the next and connect us to Country. Honouring this way of being and… https://t.co/dyZQ3zKHloHoward Whitton helped write the standards for ministerial ethics now used by governments to police the conduct of i… https://t.co/RrzmGrXpJgAlmost 1% of the Australian population is a volunteer firefighter. They contribute about $1.3 billion to the commu… https://t.co/nw6c3w2bs1
Retweeted by The Conversation @itjohnstone a special thanks for pointing out the Poland error. We are always committed to ensuring our articles u… https://t.co/RuoFRbvzCR#Firies Thread 2/3 2. Australia has the 9th largest number of volunteer firefighters in the world, and the 4th lar… https://t.co/JkiTNUph7oSydney Festival has really outdone themselves this season with a spectacular line-up of #Indigenous shows to choose… https://t.co/pd72AB7a7xMany uni students will return to class in the coming months amidst grief and hardship following… https://t.co/VQOiw1T1zR
Retweeted by The Conversation#Firies Thread 3/3 3. This graph shows how the NSW RFS spends its money, which may be of interest if you have rece… https://t.co/IhhiqtDBWO#Firies Thread 1/3 Our volunteer firefighters are doing an extraordinary job protecting us from… https://t.co/jvMaP77JXRHere's what you need to know about the new coronavirus spreading from Wuhan, China: https://t.co/1ez1RTEGwMJackson Pollock's 'Blue Poles' was the most controversial art purchase in Australian history. The man behind it wa… https://t.co/tOztcDFXeAMany uni students will return to class in the coming months amidst grief and hardship following… https://t.co/VQOiw1T1zRAlmost 1% of the Australian population is a volunteer firefighter. They contribute about $1.3 billion to the commu… https://t.co/nw6c3w2bs1The fallout from #SportsRort continues to engulf the Morrison government, as the PM pledges a departmental probe an… https://t.co/Zeh0Nfo86bOnly 23.3% of #Indigenous women played sport or were physically active in the previous 12 months. The ongoing effe… https://t.co/9ABotDsH7hAustralian scientists warned the country could face a climate change-driven bushfire crisis by 2020. Without a rad… https://t.co/pIjiDNYcoo
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1/23
2020
Margaret Court has vilified LGBT+ people and compared transgender children to the work of the devil. But Tennis Au… https://t.co/GMNXyMyw8cMaking classes and exam times more flexible and launching a communication strategy are some ways universities have… https://t.co/m1M6chnmxlJames Mollison was passionate about bringing experimental art to Australian galleries. He passed away this weekend,… https://t.co/COZhpfmvBaAs fire experts, we believe Australia does need a national bushfire inquiry – if it leads to more federal action.… https://t.co/J70mk3GsZwA new study suggests sellers of homes with good energy ratings could get up to 10% more if ratings had to be disclo… https://t.co/bU54QNuM8tAustralian scientists warned the country could face a climate change-driven bushfire crisis by 2020. Without a rad… https://t.co/pIjiDNYcooThe Yarrabubba asteroid landed 2.2 billion years ago. Around the same time, the icy Earth went through a big thaw.… https://t.co/aNl2iiNrCfSarah Krasnostein’s award-winning book is not only a provocative premise. It is beautifully written with power and… https://t.co/vWuLIxjJ8KSocial media may affect how we connect with people, but it's not social media itself, rather the way we integrate i… https://t.co/ft6IGmoghBThe way some celebrities are portraying the Australian bushfires will negatively impact tourism recovery. Sharing… https://t.co/j4teWKoK8ZThe history, the trends and the legal implications are all important aspects of the impeachment narrative.  Here a… https://t.co/037pg4v1F0Most of us will feel a little “grossed out” from time to time when using public toilets. But people with shy bladde… https://t.co/5RFami5x1UWith 10 billion people predicted to inhabit Earth by 2050, the pressure to cut global greenhouse emissions increase… https://t.co/uPGQexEHisThe destruction of recent fires is challenging our belief that every threatened species can be saved. But there is… https://t.co/ZEHHeiGWa4Professional tennis players have been having a ball since Wimbledon, the oldest tennis tournament, in 1877. But not… https://t.co/a8Jrz4wIBr
1/22
2020
Juries can't be influenced by things outside the court, but what do you do when everyone now has a smart phone? https://t.co/0uebIN0EYdBushfire education in the Australian curriculum is removed from reality. If we want to get it right, we need childr… https://t.co/FjOkaswe5AAntibiotics aren't a one-size-fits-all treatment – the one you had last time might not work on the infection you ha… https://t.co/RHpotadbUUNew year, new economic strategy? @danielleiwood from @GrattanInst on how #AustralianBushfiresDisaster is unexpecte… https://t.co/RxCOFOSslTIn the gig-economy, everyone is expected to hustle – even porn stars. https://t.co/waVPgUR2JbThe science backs Harry and Meghan turning in their royal privilege - fame and fortune aren't the keys to happiness… https://t.co/BTWGlNn3b0For decades scientists have, clearly and respectfully, warned of the risks to Australia of a rapidly heating climat… https://t.co/WVHIw3AniJAn asteroid crater in WA is the oldest in the world. It might have kicked off a global thaw on the ancient Earth. https://t.co/AiFZSDB4VGThe size, complexity and rapid roll-out of the #NDIS meant that teething problems would inevitably arise. An indep… https://t.co/UnHOmOmVFNAustralia is a land that has long known fire. But in recent decades bushfire patterns are changing too fast for ou… https://t.co/GnghmBzoBS
Retweeted by The ConversationThe US has just celebrated #MLKDay2020. Our @ConversationUS colleagues have reflected on Martin Luther King's life… https://t.co/rSrRLw5hFRView from The Hill: Morrison should control that temper in Liberal climate debate https://t.co/IFWY9B9qxN via @ConversationEDU
Retweeted by The Conversation#Conservation Thread 1/2 The #AustralianBushfireDisaster may cause one billion animals to die. But past conservat… https://t.co/GHk1Ca8a8X
Retweeted by The ConversationAustralia is a land that has long known fire. But in recent decades bushfire patterns are changing too fast for ou… https://t.co/GnghmBzoBS#Conservation Thread 2/2 The southern corroboree frog has benefitted from #conservation efforts by @ZoosVictoria..… https://t.co/2bkBqMgsF3#Conservation Thread 1/2 The #AustralianBushfireDisaster may cause one billion animals to die. But past conservat… https://t.co/GHk1Ca8a8XFor the first time in seven years, Australia's imprisonment rate has decreased. The female imprisonment rate decre… https://t.co/BmtyGeqavM
Retweeted by The ConversationThe apocalyptic #AustralianBushfireDisaster has left many conservation biologists grieving. Many of us are wonderi… https://t.co/S3vugXr4dE
Retweeted by The ConversationThe school year will start on a sombre note as #AustralianBushfireDisaster unfolds. Some schools will still be shr… https://t.co/IMhapJ6VNSBetween 2000 and 2013, around 140 Australian nursing home residents took their own lives. This issue has been hidd… https://t.co/nmeUlH6o2NScott Morrison’s attack on the NSW Enviro Minister, a climate progressive, was "gratuitous and inept".… https://t.co/mAvNbdPPJP
1/21
2020
For the first time in seven years, Australia's imprisonment rate has decreased. The female imprisonment rate decre… https://t.co/BmtyGeqavMThe apocalyptic #AustralianBushfireDisaster has left many conservation biologists grieving. Many of us are wonderi… https://t.co/S3vugXr4dE#AUViews "Conservation scientists are grieving after the bushfires – but we must not give up" By David Lindenmayer… https://t.co/jIrUsw4Iet
Retweeted by The ConversationWhat makes a good #psychologist or #psychiatrist and how do you find one you like? @DeakinHealth researchers Assoc… https://t.co/JY95OBFxsV
Retweeted by The ConversationWith President Donald Trump's frequent use of the term "witch hunt" he paints himself as a victim. The women pers… https://t.co/xu6lEyQ3ZoWould you like your family's genes used against you in a court of law? The rise of DNA databases and behavioural… https://t.co/SVAnK4zlz0When we build high-rises we should prepare for their 'unbuilding'. Demolition would be made much simpler and more… https://t.co/ZfVV95VifKSchool goes back next week and so do many anxious students, some traumatised by the bushfires. Here's how schools… https://t.co/4KErYJpA1JSoon, an Aussie invention from @UNSW will be generating half the world’s #solar power. It is a reminder of Austral… https://t.co/F5KcFN0ph6
Retweeted by The Conversation#Animals in #AustralianBushfiresDisaster thread: These are the four ways wildlife will be impacted by the fires.… https://t.co/xid1XF7R33
Retweeted by The Conversation'White‐nose syndrome' has decimated bat populations in America, and the fungus is virtually certain to jump contine… https://t.co/HyejfDioUfIt is exciting to see such a range of #Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander productions offered at this year’s Syd… https://t.co/THwtv8eD93Turning laws into computer code – to be directly read and applied by machines – may sound like a tech-savvy reform… https://t.co/aPHGIr4cu9One of Australia’s top telescopes will receive an A$2.6 million upgrade to help extend its three-decade record of i… https://t.co/93EBKr18YuA teenage reader sent us: "I have #MentalHealth issues and I would like to know what makes a good or bad psychiatri… https://t.co/ZSrtkmiNlXThis chart shows the number of plant and animal species affected by the #AustralianBushfireDisaster. Learn more:… https://t.co/ijBoxfJGO2This map shows where the habitats of threatened species have been lost due to the #AustralianBushfireDisaster. Lea… https://t.co/580tobWIR6#Animals in #AustralianBushfiresDisaster thread: These are the four ways wildlife will be impacted by the fires.… https://t.co/xid1XF7R33As #AustralianBushfiresDisaster still burns, we cannot yet confirm the total economic impact on communities. But w… https://t.co/vOXioNAmFqVic Premier Daniel Andrews committed to rebuilding a Gippsland school burnt by #AustralianBushfiresDisaster. But th… https://t.co/KxGXgdQ07tA remarkable combination of artificial intelligence and biology has produced the world’s first “living robots”. Le… https://t.co/SO7mNpSMlwTaxpayers' money must go to areas that need it, not areas where politicians need to shore up votes. The Audit Offi… https://t.co/haBTWSKJgqWith costs approaching $100 billion, the fires are Australia’s costliest natural disaster: https://t.co/iBHjFS7W5xhttps://t.co/tl8KUKFy5C
Retweeted by The ConversationResearch into Victoria’s Black Saturday fires suggests the best way celebrities can help victims of the… https://t.co/F32v19Ygez
1/20
2020
99% of the area burned by the #AustralianBushfireDisaster contains potential habitat for threatened species. After… https://t.co/ZApdIF66rRThe pill is quoted as being 93% effective in typical use and 99.5% effective in perfect use. Understanding what ef… https://t.co/4j4jTrviNhForest thinning should be one way we tackle fire management and forest resilience, but we need more research to und… https://t.co/kmBTkS5zQRBetween them, "The Big Three" have won 80% of the grand slams since Federer’s first in 2003. Can anyone break the m… https://t.co/HEWtaQBUfKTop read this week: "Even for an air pollution historian like me, these past weeks have been a shock"… https://t.co/1wflkPRurRAfter the 2003 bushfires in Vic alpine region, "sediment slugs" (water filled with sediment and debris) flowed into… https://t.co/ok8sHQaSXj
1/19
2020

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