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If you’re planning to hike this winter, invest in the right gear
You can never be too prepared to hike in the Tasmanian wilderness, write Dr Vanessa Adams, Prof Jason Byrne, and Ms Noelle Nemeth.
Unravelling the role of climate and forestry in the bushfire disaster
Getting to the bottom of the cause of the extent and severity of these fires is essential for sustainable forest management, writes Professor David Bowman.
Creative & personalised foods for the future
3D food printers could reduce waste and energy consumption involved in conventional food production.