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This could be the end of the line for cruise ships
How to monitor the bushfires raging across Australia – The Conversation @AmandaGearing @ConversationEDU
Bison are Back – The Conversation
Experts’ roundtable: The future of journalism in Trump’s America
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Travelling to conferences and meetings have become a way of life for many of us – and has driven up emissions.
Now COVID-19, not climate change, is forcing us to explore and develop alternatives.https://t.co/rj6ofDVsfK
— The Conversation (@ConversationEDU) March 27, 2020
Bad news: This is a photo of bison skulls collected during their mass slaughter in the mid-1870s. By 1890, there were <1k left.
Good news: Today ~500k bison have been restored in over 6k locations, inc public lands, private ranches + Native American lands: https://t.co/VLV1yZZBbH pic.twitter.com/jk6U9n4qaA
— The Conversation (@ConversationEDU) January 21, 2019
How many 6yos do you know with offices in 5 countries + 3.8million unique monthly visitors + 33,000 authors?
Happy 6th Birthday to us!
— The Conversation (@ConversationEDU) March 23, 2017
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— Molly Glassey (@GlasseyMolly) February 5, 2019
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