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Research finds hidden dangers in ‘green' products

Research finds hidden dangers in ‘green' products

According to a new research in Australia, a variety of consumer products including those described as 'green', 'all-natural', 'non-toxic', and 'organic'emit a range of compounds that are harmful to th

Disease affects Queensland banana farm

Disease affects Queensland banana farm

Authorities in Queensland have quarantined a banana farm in the northern part of the state after it tested positive for a potentially destructive fungal disease.

Fisherman banned from Great Barrier Reef marine park

Fisherman banned from Great Barrier Reef marine park

A commercial fisherman, who has reportedly breached no take zones several times, has been banned from the Great Barrier Reef marine park.

Asthma treatments prescribed by Australian doctors is dangerous for children

Asthma treatments prescribed by Australian doctors is dangerous for children

Health experts have said that a mix of asthma treatments that is being prescribed by Australian doctors might be putting children at risk.

Researchers to know more about Top Predators in Southern Ocean

Researchers to know more about Top Predators in Southern Ocean

A team of New Zealand and Australian researchers is one week into a six-week voyage to Antarctica.

Study shows robots can learn by watchingvideos

Study shows robots can learn by watchingvideos

According to a new study, robots can use YouTube in order to learn more and gain new competencies.

Authorities close Broulee beach aftersharks attacked whale

Authorities close Broulee beach aftersharks attacked whale

Authorities have closed a beach on Sydney's south coast called, Broulee after a beached whale attracted several sharks to the area.

REM Climate Change Authority prepares to undertake 18-month inquiry into Emissions Trading Scheme

Climate Change Authority prepares to undertake 18-month inquiry into Emissions T

The Abbott government will look forward to appoint four new board members to the Climate Change Authority.

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Areva to start talks with unions regarding possible layoffs

Nuclear and renewable energy major Areva has made announcement about a huge transformation plan after its net loss increased to 4.8 billion euros.

According to Areva, it is going to sell assets, cut costs, decrease capital expenditure and also start discussions with unions about feasible layoffs.

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