SCIENCE REVEALS WHY PUPPY DOGS ARE TRULY IRRESISTIBLE
Most of us have heard someone say ‘how can I resist those puppy dog eyes?!’  Well, it turns out that doggy faces have a certain ability to connect with humans.
 

USING STORMWATER TO COOL AND GREEN OUR OVERHEATING CITIES
Many parts of Australia’s urban environments are becoming huge heat sinks, because we simply don’t have the tree cover (or other measures) to take the sting out of increasingly hot days.   But there could be a clever and practical way we can cool things down, by capturing stormwater, soaking nature strips, and getting our green going again.
 



THE AUSSIE ‘GAME’ BEATING A RAT PLAGUE IN ASIA
Aussies love games and it has been put to unlikely effect in Asia.  An Australian-devised ‘game’ is now being used to help impoverished farmers in Laos to beat a devastating rat plague, which has been robbing families of their livelihoods.
 

LANDMARK IPCC REPORT – HOW AUSTRALIA CAN DO ITS BIT
While Australia has become distracted and immersed in the election spin cycle, the latest landmark report on our climate and collective future has landed.  The most recent installment of the IPCC worldwide panel makes our outlook and challenges all the more clear and all the more stark.   So what can Australia do about it?