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UTS, Rhiannon Soliman-Marron, Daniella Scotti, Hannah Taylor and Georgio Platias | November 15, 2019

Who gets to speak? How do we cover Climate Change? They're just two of the global issues in need of an "Antidote".

‘I broke 27 bones’: The Accident

University of Adelaide, Olivia Bree Tonkin | October 30, 2019

A message on the importance of respecting the road.

Own a cat? Researchers want help to stem hunting

Murdoch University, Kasper Johansen | October 29, 2019

A lightweight flap of wetsuit strapped around a cat’s collar is hoped to stem attacks on native animals by our furry feline friends. Murdoch University researchers are calling for the public's help to study the effectiveness of the ‘cat bib’, which hinders pouncing but still allows the animals to run, jump, climb, groom, feed and snooze as normal. “Pet cats have about 15 per cent of the impact on wildlife that feral cats do,” Murdoch University veterinarian Dr Fiona Scarff says. Dr Scarff says the team are now looking for people in Fremantle to take part in the trial. Cats naturally hunt prey and target native species picking on birds foraging and nesting close to the ground, small mammals - like quendas - and reptiles. Murdoch University biological scientist Professor...

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University student journalism from Australia, NZ and the Pacific.
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