Decommissioned rigs: Precious marine habitats or giant lumps of ocean waste? – Science News

Decommissioned rigs: Precious marine habitats or giant lumps of ocean waste? – Science News

Australia’s offshore oil and gas structures are starting to come to the end of their lifespans — and while the default is currently to completely remove them from the ocean, some experts believe they should remain where they are. Australia has over 2,000 wells, around 30 platforms and thousands of …

Meet the people who bring lost loved ones — and their precious items — home

Meet the people who bring lost loved ones — and their precious items — home

Posted May 27, 2018 08:46:34 Photo: John Bean’s wedding band is not expensive, but it is very precious. (ABC News: Simon Royal) None of us think it can happen to us. We give our kids or our partners a quick kiss before we dash off, because there will always be …

‘Precious’ boy, 11, remembered at funeral

‘Precious’ boy, 11, remembered at funeral

THE mother of 11-year-old autistic boy Alex Raichman, who died tragically after being struck by a train on Sunday night, said she had “tried to prevent this day from happening”. In a moving tribute at Alex’s funeral in Sydney, Sharon Braverman described the challenges and rewards of living with a …