A 1000-year-old, 300m-long core drilled in Antarctica to reveal Australia’s weather history – PerthNow

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May 152018
 

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A 1000-year-old, 300m-long core drilled in Antarctica to reveal Australia's weather history
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THOUSAND-year-old ice extracted from hundreds of metres below a remote part of Antarctica could help scientists better understand Australia's weather history. Researchers today started cutting a 300m-long core in Hobart, extracted from east Antarctica
Antarctic's climate history to be revealed by ice core sample from the deepABC Online

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Australia’s Northern Territory lifts fracking ban

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Apr 172018
 

SYDNEY: The government of Australia’s Northern Territory on Tuesday said it would allow gas extraction via fracking, ending a moratorium it imposed almost two years ago amid concerns the drilling method could damage the environment. The Northern …

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Massive offshore oil well leaked 10,500 litres into the ocean off Australia’s coast for TWO MONTHS – but officials ‘covered it up’ and still won’t reveal where it happened

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May 182017
 

The leak went on for up to 60 days and spilled oil at a rate of up to 175 litres a day, a spokesman told Daily Mail Australia. But Nopsema declined to reveal exactly where the spill occurred or the company involved, only that it occurred in the North West …
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Researchers At Australia’s University Of Newcastle Testing Printed Solar Panels

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May 172017
 

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Researchers at the University of Newcastle in Australia have begun the first large scale test of printed solar panels they have been working on for 15 years. The panels are light, flexible and cost less than conventional solar panels. They ever work in moonlight.

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Australia’s CSIRO To Research “Cutting Edge” Renewable & Hybrid Energy Technologies

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Sep 152016
 

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Australia’s federal scientific research organization CSIRO launched its Centre for Hybrid Energy Systems earlier this month, which is a centre designed to research and improve “cutting edge” renewable and hybrid energy technologies. The Centre for Hybrid Energy Systems (CHES) is intended to be a “hub for researchers and industry to identify, improve, and then tailor energy [&hellip

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BP’s environment plan for drilling in Australia’s Great Australian Bight delayed

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Oct 302015
 

The drilling area has water depths ranging from between 1000 and … As with any exploration there is a risk of an oil spill. In the event of a spill the probability of oil making it to shore would depend on the direction the oil drifts and this can …
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Is Australia’s claim to Antarctica at risk? – The Conversation AU

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Oct 172014
 

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Is Australia's claim to Antarctica at risk?
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While Australia's commitment to a 20-year plan for Antarctica has been welcomed by some it has also raised concerns over the nation's ability to fulfil a credible research role in the south polar region. The issue was raised this week with claims

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Australia’s Antarctica position under threat due to scientific funding shortfall – The Guardian

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Oct 102014
 

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Australia's Antarctica position under threat due to scientific funding shortfall
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The report stresses that while mining in Antarctica is banned by international agreement, other nations could be positioning themselves to start doing it, if Australia does not strongly maintain its territorial claims. Australia's Antarctic sovereignty
More scientific funding, new icebreaker flagged in 20-year Antarctica strategy ABC Online
Blueprint for Antarctica calls for science funding not expansionSydney Morning Herald
Australia's plan for AntarcticaYahoo!7 News
The Australian –NEWS.com.au
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Montara oil spill: Indonesia requests Australia’s cooperation on resolving … – ABC Online

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Sep 302014
 

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Montara oil spill: Indonesia requests Australia's cooperation on resolving
ABC Online
The Indonesian government has formally requested Australia's cooperation in resolving a dispute over an oil spill that it says had a devastating impact on coastal communities. In August 2009 the wellhead blew at the Montara platform in Australian
Aust to discuss Montara oil aftermathHerald Sun

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First Solar Ships Modules To Australia’s Largest Solar Power Project

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Aug 142014
 

First Solar is supplying modules to Australia’s largest solar project, the Nyngan and Broken Hill solar power plants, located in New South Wales

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