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Australia’s animal testing laws are a good start, but don’t go far enough

OPINION: It is critical to develop and authorise alternatives to animals in testing.

E6T765 Plastic Waste washed up at shore, Turneffe Atoll, Caribbean, Belize

We need a legally binding treaty to make plastic pollution history

The scale of plastic production is too big for recycling alone.


Climate change is messing with your favourite tipple’s timing

Extreme temperatures are changing wine harvest timings.

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Ugly veg: supermarkets aren’t the biggest food wasters – you are

Research shows about 1.3 billion tonnes of food is wasted worldwide yearly.


What if, for workplace parity, we focused on men?

OPINION: We might be better served by focusing policy on helping to balance the scales on the domestic end.


Studies show plant-based diets are good for immunity

Vegetarian diets have been shown to prevent inflammation due to the antioxidant components within the foods.


Fingerprint and face scanners aren’t as secure as we think they are

Advances in artificial intelligence (AI) are rendering current security protections obsolete.

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Reality check: more women on boards doesn’t guarantee diversity

OPINION: There’s a problem in thinking board gender statistics alone indicate significant progress on diversity.


Why the meat industry could win big from the switch to veggie lifestyles

In the US and Canada many large meat processors have invested stakes in meat-free start ups.


It’s more than a free trade agreement. But what exactly have Australia and Indonesia signed?

A number of important details including basic labour rights and environmental standards are absent from the agreement.

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