Home buyers can now find out whether climate change will lessen or wipe out the value of the home they’re interested in by predicting the costs of various climate-related scenarios. The story describes a range of tools consumers can use to assess the risks.
It's estimated that 80% of property owners are underinsured, according to Campbell Fuller, a spokesperson for the Insurance Council of Australia (ICA).
In some cases property owners underinsure to save money on premiums, and in many cases they don't believe or fully understand the risks that the insurer assesses.
Here are some tips for creating accurate online calculations to make sure you get the right level of home insurance:
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Researched and wrote 22,000 words of content on a range of neurological conditions for the Cerebral Palsy Alliance website.
The battle to preserve the environment, wildlife and biodiversity affects national security in a multitude of ways, according to speakers at the IUCN World Parks Congress in Sydney.
Seismologist Martin Reyners is "quietly awed that 23 kilometres below him the Australian Plate is slowly colliding with the Pacific Plate, a process that could trigger an earthquake at any moment.
“It's a wonderful laboratory for studying tectonic processes,” says the researcher, of his Lower Hutt workplace, near Wellington in New Zealand.
The once-a-decade World Parks Congress concluded in Sydney with a new target to reserve 30 per cent of the world's marine areas in parks where fishing and mining is banned.
Two restored farms are changing the culinary landscape, writes Linda Vergnani.
Drawing lessons from Australia, Bangladesh and India, a new project in Africa will help mechanise conservation agriculture and relieve women of exhausting manual labour.