The Guardian

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800,000 people kill themselves every year. What can we do?

In this opinion piece to mark World Mental Health Day 2018, the authors say "In too many places mental health support services are non-existent and those with treatable conditions are criminalized. Bold action is long overdue".
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Humans v birds: poorly managed urban growth squeezes biodiversity

A new study published online in the British Ecological Society journal this weekfound that development models based on a “land sharing” approach, where native species are provided with habitat in the form of the inter-connected backyards and tree-lined streets of a low-density suburb, performed poorly...
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Climate 'culture war' will doom Australia to fail on emissions targets, Labor says

Australia will not achieve its emissions reductions targets until it ends the “culture war” on climate policy, Labor frontbencher Mark Butler has said.
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World Bank: let climate-threatened Pacific islanders migrate to Australia or NZ

Australia and New Zealand should allow open migration for citizens of Pacific nations threatened by climate change, to boost struggling island economies and prevent a later mass forced migration, a paper from the World Bank argues.
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'Everything is made into a political issue': rethinking Australia's environmental laws

Public should be given a greater say on development plans, experts say.