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Failing nature laws could lead to further health crises

Taken by Annalise Hunt

Annalise Hunt

September 7, 2020

An open letter sent to the federal government from prominent health leaders and groups says that the review of the Environmental Protection and Biodiversity Conservation Act (EPBC act) must be taken seriously. Following COVID-19 and the black summer bushfire crisis, now more than ever, is the most...

Roe-8 is ditched for good

The McGowan government announced that the Beeliar wetlands are now protected.

Brianna Melville, Reporter

September 7, 2020

Those who have been campaigning to save the Beeliar wetlands are celebrating the end of the war over Roe-8, but many say there now needs to be more focus on other areas that still need protection. The State Government has announced that the wetlands are now part of an “A-class conservation reserve,”...

Africa’s Democratic Dogs

African wild dog in Botswana

Andrew Fewster, ECU Reporter

September 11, 2017

The idea might sound howling mad, but African wild dogs in Botswana are using a majority style voting system to decide when the pack will start their hunt, according to a recent international study. The study showed that dogs need to reach what is called a “quorum threshold” before they start t...

Extinction revives ethical debate

Cast and Director of Extinction

Simone Gordon, Staff reporter

September 1, 2015

Perth-born actor Matt Dyktynski speaks frankly about his upcoming production, Extinction, written by award-winning playwright Hannie Raysen and presented by Black Swan Theatre Company. Dyktynski whose professional resume includes theatre, stand up comedy and television will play Harry Jewel, a CEO of...

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