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Urban spread poses new threat to endangered frogs

Urban spread poses new threat to endangered frogs | australian geo issues | Scoop.it
Melbourne's expanding urban growth boundary is forecast to hit remnant populations of one of the state's most endangered frogs.
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Room must be made for people, however it is important to preserve and protect the local wildlife and help them thirve.

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Queensland 'under-prepared' for storm surges

Queensland 'under-prepared' for storm surges | australian geo issues | Scoop.it
Queensland's northern coastal communities are at high risk of experiencing a storm surge – but the state remains under-prepared to deal with the hazard.
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Research into better warning systems to help protect lives of people is vital.

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Farm incomes face drought

Farm incomes face drought | australian geo issues | Scoop.it
With rainfall at record low levels, farmers across Australia are facing some of the toughest drought conditions in years. So why has the government chosen now to change crucial allowances for those in need?
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The government needs to take the inititive to help farmers who are struggling because of drought to help them.

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Air quality in Sydney breaches safe levels 19 times

Air quality in Sydney breaches safe levels 19 times | australian geo issues | Scoop.it
Sydneysiders endured 37 days of high air pollution last year, with air quality breaching national standards on 19 days, says the NSW opposition.
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It would be great of we could improve our air quality for the improvment of our health and growth as well and helping the environment around us.

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