Climate change may lessen or wipe out the value of the home you are interested in buying. The story describes a range of online tools that home buyers can use to assess the climate risks for a particular property, including sea level rise and bushfires.
Two restored Cape farms with extraordinary food gardens are changing the culinary landscape, writes Linda Vergnani....
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 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.
Researched and wrote 22,000 words of content on a range of neurological conditions for the Cerebral Palsy Alliance website.
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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One Tree Island is a perfect natural laboratory, but this Great Barrier Reef research station is under threat from climate change. The research station complex could disappear under the waves in decades. Linda Vergnani visits the research station and finds that shellfish are among the creatures in danger as the ocean acidifies.
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.