Escape hatches for turtles boost prawn trawling industry

A device (pictured left) that lets turtles escape from prawn trawling nets has opened the way to increased overseas markets. The United States’ granting of export accreditation to Queensland prawn trawlers would open a vast export market according to Fisheries Minister Tim Mulherin. Mr Mulherin said the new accreditation meant Queensland’s trawl fishers were now […]


Bias in mobile phone study affected cancer link – expert

The largest international study carried out to date into mobile phones and brain cancer found no conclusive evidence of a link between the two. The University of Sydney’s lead Australian author of the Interphone study Professor Bruce Armstrong said some bias within the study meant a definitive link could not be proven. “My take on […]


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