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Kane Stone explains how a successful international effort to protect the ozone layer definitely gave us a reason to celebrate World Ozone Day. Why we celebrate World Ozone Day

Kane Stone explains how a successful international effort to protect the ozone layer definitely gave us a reason to celebrate World Ozone Day on 16 September

Most of us have littered at one time or another, and in the process we probably contributed to the enormous of amounts of plastic that enter the ocean every year. Redrawing the map could reveal ocean garbage patch culprits

Most of us have littered at one time or another, and in the process we probably contributed to the enormous of amounts of plastic that enter the ocean every year, eventually ending up in one of the five so-called ocean garbage patches.

There has been much media commentary recently about the Bureau of Meteorology’s efforts to use historical weather records to gauge how Australia’s climate is changing. How to become a citizen climate sleuth

There has been much media commentary recently about the Bureau of Meteorology’s efforts to use historical weather records to gauge how Australia’s climate is changing.

Did Hollywood tell us the truth about what happens with the flow of the East Australia Current? Can you surf the East Australian Current, Finding Nemo-style?

Did Hollywood tell us the truth about what happens with the flow of the East Australia Current?

Climate researchers are seeing the beginnings of what could be the most powerful El Niño event since 1997/98. Are we heading for a worrying Super El Nino?

We have only just moved into May and despite being seven months away from next summer in the southern hemisphere, climate researchers are seeing the beginnings of what could be the most powerful El Niño event since 1997/98.

 

A new analysis shows why greater uncertainty about climate change increases the likelihood that the real-world effects will be at the more severe end of the scale. Uncertainty isn’t cause for climate complacency – quite the opposite

A new analysis shows why greater uncertainty about climate change increases the likelihood that the real-world effects will be at the more severe end of the scale.

As the effort to find Malaysian Airlines flight MH370 moves inexorably towards the recovery stage, the challenge of finding the plane’s flight recorder on the ocean floor will become a game of blind man’s bluff. Under the deep blue ocean: the search for MH370’s black box

As the effort to find Malaysian Airlines flight MH370 moves inexorably towards the recovery stage, the challenge of finding the plane’s flight recorder on the ocean floor will become a game of blind man’s bluff spread over thousands of kilometres.

Australians and New Zealanders can now use their computers to help scientists discover if climate change has contributed to record heatwaves, droughts and flooding across both countries. How your computer could reveal what’s driving record rain and heat in Australia and NZ

Australians and New Zealanders can now use their computers to help scientists discover if climate change has contributed to record heatwaves, droughts and flooding across both countries.

With more than half a million people participating in last Sunday’s Clean Up Australia Day, it’s perhaps not surprising that some odd objects came to light. Ghostly art, made from debris that menaces marine life

With more than half a million people participating in last Sunday’s Clean Up Australia Day, it’s perhaps not surprising that some odd objects came to light.

Australia’s climate: time to act on rising heatwaves and fires

The State of the Climate 2014 report, released in March 2014 by the CSIRO and the Bureau of Meteorology, confirms that Australia is heating up.

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