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Nic Maclellan

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8 Feb 2019
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Between 1946 and 1996, nuclear powers used Oceania as a laboratory for nuclear testing. The deserts and islands of Australia and the Pacific were perceived as suitable for the testing of atomic bombs and thermonuclear weapons. More than 310 atmospheric and underground nuclear tests were...

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22 Apr 2015
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More French soldiers died at Gallipoli than Australians, writes Nic Maclellan , and many of the allied troops were African and Indian.

Australia’s “baptism of fire” has become a potent blend of memory and mythology. And for a few weeks recently, retailing also...

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22 Jul 2014
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The ABC’s international broadcasting to the Pacific islands is being devastated by the latest round of staffing cuts

We’re sitting on the grass in the village of Matangi on the island of Futuna. This is one of the more isolated communities in Vanuatu,...

Commentary

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22 Nov 2013
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STANDING on the podium in Warsaw this week, president Baron Waqa of Nauru wasn’t mincing his words. “Many of the countries most responsible for climate change are retreating from their moral responsibility and obligation to act,” he said. “Consequently, we are lacking the urgent ambition...

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14 Jul 2011
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Executive summary

The United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) commits developed countries to provide assistance to ‘developing countries that are particularly vulnerable to the adverse effects of climate change in meeting the costs of adaptation.’

Although recent commitments of ‘fast-start’...

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