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Opinion: Climate change threatens up to 100% of trees in Australian cities, and most urban species worldwide

To anyone who has stepped off a hot pavement into a shady park, it will come as little surprise that trees (and shrubs) have a big cooling effect on cities.


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Opinion: The retirement of Roger Federer is the abdication of tennis royalty

This is a time of endings. In the midst of the all-consuming media spectacle surrounding the death of Queen Elizabeth II, “tennis royalty” in the form of Roger Federer will retire in the same week and in the same city that she is laid to rest.


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Opinion: The exclusive dating app for celebrities and influencers – why Raya has been called ‘the Illuminati of the Tinder world’

In 2020, Sharon Stone tweeted that her Bumble dating profile had been closed due to users reporting the account as fake. In less than 24 hours, Bumble had restored her account and apologised.


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Opinion: What do aged care residents do all day? We tracked their time use to find out

What’s the daily routine like for older people in residential aged care facilities?


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Opinion: An arms race over food waste: Sydney cockatoos are still opening kerb-side bins, despite our best efforts to stop them

Bloody hell! That cockatoo just opened my bin, and it’s eating my leftover pizza. We can’t have that, I’ll put a rock on the lid to stop it opening the bin. Problem solved…?


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Opinion: What is hand, foot and mouth disease?

As a new parent, I’ve become acutely aware of every person in the vicinity of my daughter who has the slightest sniffle or looks vaguely unwell.


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Opinion: Uncivil wars? Political lies are far more dangerous than Twitter pile-ons

As Trump supporters call for civil war and American institutions of law and government teeter on the brink, Waleed Aly and Scott Stephens propose that the problem underlying this crisis is the loss of civility itself.


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Opinion: More Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander children have ear and hearing problems – and it’s easy to mistake for bad behaviour

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander children experience ear disease (fluid build ups, perforated eardrums and ear infections that can impair hearing) more frequently than most populations in the world.



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