Covid: Australia, towards the compulsory vaccine for arrivals from abroad – World

Australia prepares to require arriving international passengers for certification that they are vaccinated against Covid-19, as authorities outline possible virus protection restrictions in the future ‘new normal’. Health Minister Greg Hunt indicated in an interview that vaccination, and a tight two-week quarantine, will be necessary conditions for entering Australia. “We expect people who arrive in […]

Australia suspends Hong Kong extradition treaty

JN / Agencies 09 July 2020 at 08:21 The Australian Government suspended the extradition treaty with Hong Kong and extended visas for residents of that country in Hong Kong, in response to Beijing’s national security law. Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison has announced that a series of visas will be extended from two to five […]

2020 has given rise to the Gold Coast Suns, but could it be a false dawn?

Every AFL season is somewhat unpredictable, but 2020 might be the wildest so far. The two most-recent premiers, Richmond and West Coast, are in early trouble with just one win apiece. But four of the teams that missed last year’s finals are sitting in the top eight. Most notably, last year’s wooden-spooner, Gold Coast, is […]

An Australian crayfish was spotted in France, in Finistère

The “yabby”. It’s the little name we give her in Australia, where she’s from. Murray’s crayfish was detected for the first time in France, in a small coastal river in northern Finistère. However, this “exotic invasive species” is endowed with a great capacity to extend its territory and colonize watercourses. And the consequences can be […]

Maritime survival adventure announced by satellite reign makers

Deep Silver and 5 Lives Studios (Satellite Reign) have announced the windbound maritime survival adventure set to set sail for PC, PlayStation 4, Xbox One and Nintendo Switch on August 28, 2020, and memories of The Legend of Zelda: The Wind waker wakes up. The publisher writes:“Windbound was developed by the Australian developers of 5 […]

Understand the effects of climate change on the ocean

Michelle Kornberg, senior at MIT, uses her background in engineering and marine engineering to track how climate change has affected underwater environments. During her undergraduate course in Course 2-OE, senior Michelle Kornberg had the opportunity to work on technologies in Boston Harbor and the Charles River. Photo: Tony Pulsone When choosing a major, Michelle Kornberg […]