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‘They can only suffer so much’: Explosion leaves Beirut teetering on the brink – Sydney Morning Herald

“They’ve seen wars, they’ve seen terrorism, they’ve seen disasters and now they are facing this.”

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The biobank houses 800 species of coral so that we can restore reefs in the future – Trading U

By Donna Lu The Great Barrier ReefimageBROKER / AlamyAn Australian conservation team is putting together a comprehensive living biobank of coral species

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By Donna Lu
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An Australian conservation team is putting together a comprehensive living biobank of coral species in case we need to rebuild the world’s reefs in the future.
Living Coral Biobank plans to collect and house more than 800 species of the world’s hard corals in a dedicated facility in Port Douglas, Northern Australia.
The biobank is biodiversity insurance, says Dean Miller, director of the Living Coral Biobank project.
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The Block viewers turn on guest judge Bec Judd – NEWS.com.au

The Block viewers turn on guest judge Bec Judd

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A short, uncontroversial appearance on Nines reno show The Block was all it took for Bec Judds name to trend on Twitter across Australia on Wednesday night.Thankfully Judd herself favours Instagram, because the feedback on Twitter was overwhelmingly negative.
Judd had appeared on The Block as a guest judge for a challenge, giving her feedback as The Block teams styled a vacant Brighton apartment for sale. There were no tensions or mishaps from Judd’s judging – but viewers had a visceral reaction…

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The future is now: long-term research shows ocean acidification ramping up on the Reef – EurekAlert

A new study has shown ocean acidification is no longer a sombre forecast for the Great Barrier Reef but a present-day reality. The study shows seawater carbon dioxide…

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Ocean acidification is no longer a sombre forecast for the Great Barrier Reef but a present-day reality, a new study reveals.
The study, published in the international Journal Scientific Reports, shows carbon dioxide (CO2) and ocean acidification are rapidly increasing on the Reef. Seawater CO2 has risen 6 per cent over the past 10 years and matches the rate of CO2 increases in the atmosphere, confirming the influence of atmospheric CO2 on seawater CO2 levels.
“People talk about ocean acidification…

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