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NSW remaps old-growth forests to open up reserves to logging | Environment

The New South Wales government is considering reclassifying old-growth forest to open up some protected reserves in the state’s north-east to the timber industry. The Natural Resources Commission of NSW has been asked to remap and rezone old-growth forest in state forest informal reserves that were previously off limits to logging. Environment groups

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Canberrans treated to partial lunar eclipse

Almost 50 years to the hour that Apollo 11 astronauts lifted off on their history-making voyage, people were once again looking towards the moon, this time for a lunar eclipse.Early-morning risers in Canberra were on Wednesday treated to a lunar spectacle for about an hour, with the eclipse starting just after 6am. The

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How Brian O’Brian’s lunar dust detector sketched on a whisky coaster made it to the moon

Posted July 17, 2019 07:17:26 Photo: Brian O'Brien is seeking greater recognition for research on moon dust. (ABC News: Armin Azad) He may be in his twilight years, but moonlight still ignites the vast galaxy of Brian O'Brien's intellect. Key points:Mr O'Brien was part of a team of scientists who worked with the

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Killer Chris Watts took photos of daughters hours before he murdered them

Killer dad Chris Watts took photos of his young daughters and sent them to his wife who was away on a business trip, hours before murdering them all. Watts, who is serving a life sentence in the US, killed his family (including his unborn son, Nico) so that he could start a new

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Sydney moon dust experiment on board Apollo 11

After Sydney University he moved to Melbourne and got caught up in scientific work at the Antarctic. It was the Aurora Australis (Southern Lights) and the desire to gain a better understanding of them that was to be the catalyst for the moon dust experiment.A move to the US followed and a research

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BARRETT: Why the Saints must consider a former great

BRETT Ratten is a lock and Brad Scott another definite interviewee for St Kilda's coaching job. Beyond that, prospective candidates will be determined by Saints president Andrew Bassat.  COACH KILLERS The six steps down to Richo's end But there is another man who deserves not merely an invitation to apply but a wide

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Outgoing AFP chief backs media raids as replacement speculation swirls

Loading"I fundamentally agree that our democracy relies on a free press. It relies on the ability for people to come forward with information. There are mechanisms in law for people to do that now."But we also need to do our job, which is to enforce the laws that the Parliament has seen fit

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Netflix revoking 13 Reasons Why scene heralded as world first

The drama's first season revolved around a teenage boy who discovered a series of cassette tapes. They contained recordings made by a young woman, Hannah Baker (played by Australian actress Katherine Langford), who died by suicide and detailed the reasons why.In the series, Clay Jensen finds cassette tapes left by dead teenager Hannah

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Washington honours moon landing 50th

A full-sized image of the rocket that took American astronauts to the moon 50 years ago will be projected onto the Washington Monument this week as part of events to mark the historic moon landing.The image of the 110-metre Saturn V rocket will be illuminated on one side of the 169-metre-high obelisk in

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Will hit HBO TV show return for season 3?

Time to rip off the Band-Aid: Big Little Lies may never be back following next week’s finale.The HBO hit, which boasts a stellar cast including Oscar winners Meryl Streep, Nicole Kidman and Reese Witherspoon, plus Laura Dern, Zoë Kravitz and Shailene Woodley, simply has too many big stars to work out in the

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