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Satellites reveal major shifts in global freshwater

In a first-of-its-kind study, scientists have combined an array of satellite observations of Earth with data on human activities to map locations where freshwater is changing around the globe and to determine why.The study, published Wednesday in the journal Nature, finds that Earth’s wet land areas are getting wetter and

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Twin Spacecraft to Weigh in on Earth’s Changing Water

A pair of new spacecraft that will observe our planet’s ever-changing water cycle, ice sheets, and crust is in final preparations for a California launch no earlier than Saturday, May 19. The Gravity Recovery and Climate Experiment Follow-On (GRACE-FO) mission, a partnership between NASA and the German Research Centre for

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Unlocking carbon potential for pastoralists

The State Government has provided in-principle backing for Western Australian pastoralists wanting to unlock the carbon potential of their lands.The Government will back a number of pilot sequestration offset projects by pastoralists, which focus on grazing strategies that increase regeneration of native vegetation and in the process extract carbon dioxide

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Disaster assistance following Tropical Cyclone Kelvin

Disaster assistance has been made available for the local government areas of Broome, Derby-West Kimberley, Laverton and Wyndham-East Kimberley, which were affected by Tropical Cyclone Kelvin in February 2018.Assistance is being provided through the jointly-funded Commonwealth-State Natural Disaster Relief and Recovery Arrangements (NDRRA).Minister for Law Enforcement and Cyber Security Angus

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Disaster assistance following the tropical low and associated flooding in the Kimberley and East Pilbara

Disaster assistance has been activated in response to the tropical low and associated flooding that affected the Kimberley and East Pilbara in late January 2018.Assistance is being provided through the jointly-funded Commonwealth-State Natural Disaster Relief and Recovery Arrangements (NDRRA).Minister for Law Enforcement and Cybersecurity Angus Taylor, who has responsibility for

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