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Japan restarts first nuclear reactor since Fukushima disaster

By Tue, Aug 11, 2015 10:18AM UTC

A power plant operator in southern Japan has restarted a reactor, the first to begin operating under new safety requirements following the Fukushima disaster.

China is building the world’s largest solar plant in the Gobi desert

By Tue, Aug 11, 2015 7:15AM UTC

China’s smog may be infamous, but its Gobi desert is quickly becoming known for soaking up solar rays that could make blue skies the new norm.

Japan to restart 1st nuclear reactor since Fukushima disaster

By Mon, Aug 10, 2015 4:44PM UTC

TOKYO (AP) — A power plant operator is set to restart a reactor in southern Japan on Tuesday, the first restart under new safety requirements following the Fukushima disaster.

UQ field trips a great practical way for undergraduate students to learn

By Mon, Aug 10, 2015 11:50AM UTC

Thirty University of Queensland students gained first-hand experience of development issues in Indonesia through an eight-day field trip offered for the first time in July. Exploring development complexities (PLAN3200) is a new international field trip course for undergraduate students in the University’s Faculty of Science. Ranked among one of the world’s

Bangladesh police kill 6 tiger poachers in gunfight

By Mon, Aug 10, 2015 10:26AM UTC

DHAKA, Bangladesh (AP) — Police in Bangladesh have shot dead six suspected tiger poachers in the world’s largest mangrove forest after a new survey found that the population of the big cats has dropped alarmingly.

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