A world mired in a clash of extremes?
Those who promote Islamic militancy are mirrored by poorly informed elements in the West who are opposed to Islam, but the conflicts can be defused, writes Professor Amin Saikal.
Vale Emeritus Professor Tony McMichael
The Australian National University community is mourning the death of distinguished Professor and epidemiologist Tony McMichael.
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Ancient sea levels give clues to natural sea rise
ANU Scientists have produced the first detailed record of sea levels over the past 500,000 years and spanning five ice ages
Why we should consider ourselves a nation first, a federation second
Australia has built a very effective federalism that has provided us with a pretty effective national economy and society, operating with a common currency. This success should not be underestimated or forgotten as we work towards a review and further reform.
New app offers relief for hay fever sufferers
A new app will help hay fever sufferers keep track of pollen levels.
Senate set to decide if family visas will go only to the rich
This afternoon, the Australian Senate will be asked to vote on a Greens disallowance motion, which seeks to stop the Abbott government repealing several types of family visas.
Pledges can work, but it will take international law to fight climate change
Do we need a climate treaty, or could a simple political deal based on national pledges work just as well?
It’s far too early to declare counter-terrorism operations a success
The dust is settling after the extensive police raids across Sydney and Brisbane last week.
Global carbon report: emissions will hit new heights in 2014
As heads of state gather in New York for tomorrow’s United Nations climate summit, a new report on the state of the world’s carbon budget tells them that greenhouse emissions hit a new record last year, and are still growing.