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What’s the economic value of the Great Barrier Reef? It’s priceless

Deloitte Access Economics has valued the Great Barrier Reef with an economic contribution of A$6.4 billion per year. Yet this figure grossly underestimates the value of the reef.


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How to help kids navigate fake news and misinformation online

Young people get a huge amount of their news from social media feeds, where false, exaggerated or sponsored content is often prevalent. With the right tools, caregivers can give kids the knowledge they need to assess credible information for themselves.


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As Harry Potter turns 20, let’s focus on reading pleasure rather than literary merit

It's 20 years on June 26 since the publication of Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone, the first in the seven-book series. The Philosopher's Stone has sold more than 450 million copies and been translated into 79 languages.


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What does DNA sound like? Using music to unlock the secrets of genetic code

There is strong interest to understand how DNA sequences determine our physical form. Hopefully, listening to audio from DNA may help scientists understand how cell biology works.


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Blasphemy is still a crime in Australia – and it shouldn’t be

The crime of blasphemy has had a bit of publicity lately. You might also find yourself reported to police for blasphemy in Australia, where it is still a crime.


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At home with Emily Dickinson

Today, the Dickinson Homestead is a museum, and the poet’s bedroom is a space reserved for retreats by writers wishing to tap into their creative “genius”. I wonder what Dickinson would think of our intrusions.


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Friday essay: the wonder of Joyce’s Ulysses

"Difficulty” is an understatement for the reader’s experience of the bewildering Ulysses, with its notoriously experimental styles and form, extravagantly wrought language, and approach, in which nothing is “stupidly explained.”


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Four things schools can do to help tackle extremism and radicalisation

The terrorist attacks in Manchester and London renewed discussions about how to stop young Muslims being radicalised. while it’s important to have these conversations, most of the suggestions are reactive.



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