Estimates interrupted to report Rohingya refugee death on Manus – politics live | Australia news

Michaelia Cash has released the government’s response to the 2030 science plan. From her statement: The Turnbull government has released its response to Innovation and Science Australia’s (ISA) Australia 2030: Prosperity through Innovation (2030 Plan). The release of the National Innovation and Science agenda in 2015 framed the national discussion …

Great Pacific Garbage Patch plastic pollution dwarfs previous estimates and is ‘growing exponentially’ – Science News

Great Pacific Garbage Patch plastic pollution dwarfs previous estimates and is ‘growing exponentially’ – Science News

The Great Pacific Garbage Patch, a rotating soup of plastic in the north Pacific Ocean, contains up to 16 times the amount of waste than previously thought. Key points Surveys of the Great Pacific Garbage Patch conducted in 2015 and 2016 estimate 78,200 tonnes of plastic waste are packed into …