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Digital storytelling can be a powerful tool for water researchers

Digital storytelling can be a powerful tool for water researchers

Storytelling and science may, at first glance, seem like strange bedfellows. Scientists usually share their research through academic journals and books or at academic conferences. But storytelling is a powerful way to share scientific research…

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Oil prices dip as dollar strengthens, remain on track for weekly rise By Reuters

Oil prices dip as dollar strengthens, remain on track for weekly rise By Reuters

© Reuters. FILE PHOTO: A view shows the crude oil terminal Kozmino on the shore of Nakhodka Bay near the port city of Nakhodka, Russia August 12, 2022. REUTERS/Tatiana Meel/File Photo By Laila Kearney (Reuters)…

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Satellites detect no real climate benefit from 10 years of forest carbon offsets in California

Satellites detect no real climate benefit from 10 years of forest carbon offsets in California

Many of the companies promising “net-zero” emissions to protect the climate are relying on vast swaths of forests and what are known as carbon offsets to meet that goal. On paper, carbon offsets appear to…

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RBA governor apologises over forward guidance

RBA governor apologises over forward guidance

Australian central bank governor Philip Lowe has apologised to people who took out mortgages based on the bank’s initial guidance that interest rates were likely to stay unchanged until 2024. “I’m sorry that people listened…

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Oil prices could fall without further OPEC+ cut, analysts say By Reuters

Oil prices could fall without further OPEC+ cut, analysts say By Reuters

© Reuters. FILE PHOTO: An OPEC sign is seen on the day of OPEC+ meeting in Vienna in Vienna, Austria October 5, 2022. REUTERS/Lisa Leutner/File Photo By Ahmad Ghaddar and Rowena Edwards LONDON (Reuters) –…

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Jiang Zemin propelled China’s economic rise in the world, leaving his successors to deal with the massive inequality that followed

Jiang Zemin propelled China’s economic rise in the world, leaving his successors to deal with the massive inequality that followed

By the summer of 1989, a series of problems were threatening China’s stability. Soaring inflation was undermining the economy at home while the violent suppression of Tiananmen Square demonstrations had left it largely a pariah…

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BlueWalker 3, an enormous and bright communications satellite, is genuinely alarming astronomers

BlueWalker 3, an enormous and bright communications satellite, is genuinely alarming astronomers

The night sky is a shared wilderness. On a dark night, away from the city lights, you can see the stars in the same way as your ancestors did centuries ago. You can see the…

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Oil rally stalls on weak Chinese data, uncertainty over OPEC cut By Investing.com

Oil rally stalls on weak Chinese data, uncertainty over OPEC cut By Investing.com

© Reuters By Ambar Warrick  Investing.com– Oil prices were muted on Thursday, cutting short a three-day rally after data highlighted growing economic cracks in major crude importer China, while markets also speculated over whether the OPEC’s…

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As transgender employees become more common, here’s how workplaces can welcome diversity

As transgender employees become more common, here’s how workplaces can welcome diversity

The process for applying for a gender recognition certificate in the UK has become easier and cheaper due to government changes in recent years. There has been a slow increase in the the number of…

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Astronomers witness the dying flare of a star torn apart by a black hole halfway across the Universe

Astronomers witness the dying flare of a star torn apart by a black hole halfway across the Universe

Some stars just get unlucky. There are billions of stars within a typical galaxy. Yet once every 100,000 years or so, one of those stars will wander too close to the supermassive black hole lurking…

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