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Annual climate statement 2018

This annual Bureau of Meteorology report shows that 2018 was Australia's third-warmest year on record, characterised by protracted drought and persistent warmth.

Annual climate statement 2017

2017 was Australia's third-warmest year on record, with the annual national mean temperature 0.95 °C above average.

Using long term harvest records of sooty shearwaters (Tītī; Puffinus griseus) to predict shifts in the Southern Oscillation

Rakiura Māori (New Zealand's southern-most group of indigenous peoples) have harvested the chicks of burrow-nesting sooty shearwaters (Tītī; Puffinus griseus) for generations. As part of the harvest process some families have maintained annual harvest diaries, some of which date back to the 1950s. Throughout this...