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Friday 09 January 2009
He is one of the leading voices of the Australian Right, a revisionist historian who also challenges scientific orthodoxy on global warming. But now Keith Windschuttle, editor of Quadrant magazine, the bible of Australian conservatives, has been hoist by his own petard.
Monday 08 December 2008
The human cost of climate change may be measured in the toll imposed by droughts, floods and heat-waves. The World Health Organization (WHO) and climate change experts have warned of the adverse effects global warming has on air quality, food production, water availability and the distribution of infectious diseases. Yet policy-makers, and even the health community, have given insufficient attention and resources to using health-related arguments to enhance public understanding of the need for stronger climate-change control measures.
Monday 01 December 2008
Dear Virginia, I am a single parent, with no partner on the scene, and I've had a very open relationship with my son, who is now 13. But I was taken aback when he recently confessed he thought he might be gay. I have no idea how to handle this, and I'm worried it might be something to do with the fact that we are so close. Do you have any advice on how best I should react to make him feel comfortable about the situation?
Yours sincerely, Martha
Sunday 31 August 2008
The end of tattoo blues: Removing body art no longer needs to be a pain in the neck, or anywhere else.
Tuesday 26 August 2008
Friday 18 July 2008
Summer festivals have often had other performers alongside the music.
Saturday 12 July 2008
Tuesday 24 June 2008
Monday 26 May 2008
An Asian mosquito species is poised to arrive in Britain, bringing with it the risk of a potentially lethal disease that the insect can pass from one person to another.
Friday 18 April 2008
Sunday 06 April 2008
Thursday 06 March 2008
Monday 03 March 2008
Thursday 28 February 2008
Philip Corbet was a world expert on dragonflies, which he studied first in England and later in tropical Africa, Canada and New Zealand. He was the author of books which have become entomological classics and are read throughout the English-speaking world. Few have done more to establish the present-day science of odonatology and the popularity of dragonflies as "birdwatcher's insects". To borrow the name of his favourite insect, in the dragonfly world Corbet was an Emperor.
Saturday 12 January 2008
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