Much has been written, and rightly so, about the political impact, significance and legacy of Mikhail Gorbachev (1931-2022). However, in addition to his grand and historic roles in changing the shape of Europe and Russian, and bringing to an end a Cold War that threatened to end in nuclear annihilation and mutually assured destruction, Gorbachev was also an environmentalist.
We often hear the adage ‘I’ll believe it when I see it.’ But how can this sentiment help those trying to imagine a different future? For business leaders wanting to innovate –and bring others on that journey – visualising the path ahead can be a way to better identify what needs to change and how to get there.
The key to progressing Queensland’s position as Australia’s “Pacific state” is to focus on the concept of shared value. The Queensland government is uniquely placed to build on geographical, historical, economic, and cultural ties to work in ways that are not captured by the deficit lens that so often infects perceptions of the Pacific islands region.
Marra Wonga is a large sandstone rock shelter and art site near Barcaldine, central Queensland. There are estimated to be at least 15,000 petroglyphs, mostly animal tracks, lines, grooves and drilled holes, as well as 111 hand-related and object stencils spread across 160 metres.
Increasing climate variability has been implicated as a driving force for the origins of our species (Homo
Climate change is one of the most pressing issues of our time. It’s also one of the most complex, and scientists are still learning new things about it all the time. One thing that is becoming increasingly clear, however, is that climate change impacts humans and the way we live. This is true today, as it was in the past.
However, a key question remains. How did climate change impact early humans?
Picking your nose and plucking the hairs from your nose are not good ideas, particularly if you don’t want to get diseases like Alzheimer’s . A growing body of evidence shows that damaging the lining of your nose gives bacteria and viruses a clear pathway to the brain, where they create some of the pathologies of dementia and Alzheimer’s disease.
Cyberbullying can be confusing and distressing for young people, but it is not often the case that youth actively hide bullying from those who care about them. Dr Jaimee Stewart identifies how parents can identify and intervene in cyberbullying.