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australiaOne Percent Immigration could make Australia and Canada superpowers by 2100

The number of people resident in Australia increased 388,100 in 2017 to June, a rise of 1.6% on 2015/16. That was far above the global increase of 1.1%, and well ahead of the United States’ gain of 0.7% and Canada’s …

australiaNew lands of immigrants are Australia and Canada who will have combined 100+ million within 35 years

Australia has just passed 25 million people. They currently grows by 1 new person every 83 seconds. By 2020 they will reach a population of 26 million, in 2030 a population of 30 million, and by 2048 Australia’s population will …

asiaCheap tubs of water with mosquitos eggs could stop Dengue fever for $1 per person

Australian city of Townsville had 7000 families had mosquito growing kits. The kits cost $13 per person. The kits are tubs with Aedes aegypti mosquito eggs and were placed in their yards. The tubs had stocked with fish food to …

australiaDecades of geopolitics shows failure by not acting early and decisively

Writing in the Australian, ­Liberal senator and former senior army officer Jim Molan said the South China Sea battle already lost. * nothing short of all-out war capable of dislodging Chinese forces from a string of heavily fortified ­islands * …

australiaCSIRO partners with University of California, Davis

CSIRO, Australia’s pre-eminent national science organization announced its first partnership with a U.S academic organization, University of California, Davis. As one of the world’s leaders in cross-disciplinary research, this partnership strengthens CSIRO’s position as a global engine for scientific discoveries …

australiaAustralia tries to reign in corruption on A$50 billion submarine purchase

Australia has an A$50 billion (USD 38 billion) contract to build 12 submarines with a French company. Australia’s biggest-ever capital project will siphon billions in taxpayer dollars to a foreign entity (DCNS, now the Naval Group) which is embroiled in …

australiaCSIRO partners with Saildrone for ocean monitoring

CSIRO has announced a partnership with San Francisco-based ocean technology start-up, Saildrone, to radically improve measurement and monitoring in Australian waters and the Southern Ocean. The research partnership over five years between Saildrone and CSIRO’s Oceans and Atmosphere group will …

australiaRaining Frozen Iguanas in Florida and Dead Overheated Flying Foxes in Australia

the nonprofit Wildlife and Bushlands in Campbelltown had photos of hundreds of dead flying foxes from a heatwave in Australia. In Florida, frozen iguanas are falling out of trees. Iguana’s are not native to Florida. They are an invasive species. …

australiaAustralia’s Tesla battery responded to power failure in 140 milliseconds and prevented 10-30 minute blackout

South Australia’s giant battery is already showing its worth, state Energy Minister Tom Koutsantonis says. The world’s largest lithium-ion battery, built by tech billionaire Elon Musk, responded quickly last week when the coal-fired Loy Yang power plant tripped and went …

australiaSlightly acidic solution in insitu uranium mining boosts recovery by over ten times

Peninsula Energy has started the process to amend the license and permits for its Lance in-situ leach (ISL) uranium project in Wyoming, after laboratory tests showed that using an acidic rather than alkaline mining solution could potentially transform the project’s …