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Wild animals are evolving faster than anybody thought

To measure the speed of adaptive evolution in the wild, we studied 19 populations of birds and mammals over several decades. We found they were evolving at twice to four times the speed suggested by earlier work.

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Mon, 17 Oct 2016

Australia's energy security needs to be reviewed in the face of new threats from climate change, cyber hacking and greater complexity in the energy system, an expert forum hosted by the ANU Energy Change Institute and Engineers Australia has found.

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Thu, 25 Jun 2015

The world's leading medical journal The Lancet has released a special report on climate change and its impact on human health, describing global warming as a health emergency.

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