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Inevitable rise in COVID-19 cases: PM | Blue Mountains Gazette

The prime minister has defended his handling of the pandemic, saying rising numbers of COVID-19 cases and deaths are “always going to happen”. Scott Morrison has acknowledged there have been 7,853 COVID-19 related deaths in Australia, 65 of them in the past 24 hours. “As the number of cases increased, and that’s what was always […]

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‘There are other mountains to climb’: Air India CEO designate Campbell Wilson says in farewell note to Scoot colleagues

NEW DELHI: “…there are other mountains to climb…” This is how Campbell Wilson, Managing Director and CEO Designate of Air India, described his decision to leave Scoot and join AI. Wilson said this in a moving farewell letter to his colleagues in the budget arm of Singapore Airlines (SIA). “I am honored to have been […]

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Tim Paine’s playing career appears to be over | Blue Mountains Gazette

Tim Paine’s playing career appears to be over with the former Australia captain having no new contract with Tasmania. Paine, who resigned as Test captain amid a sexting controversy ahead of last summer’s Ashes series, was not included in Tasmania’s list of contract players. After taking time off from cricket following his resignation as captain, […]

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Reach of Truth Continues in Vic | Blue Mountains Gazette

It is possible that Victoria’s Indigenous truth-telling process will continue to hear witnesses when the powers of its royal commission expire in two years. Victoria’s Assembly of First Peoples co-chair Marcus Stewart on Thursday called on the state government to extend the Yoorrook Justice Commission for five to 10 years. “How, in three years, do […]

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More prison sentences for Victorian DV offenders | Blue Mountains Gazette

Victorians who break domestic violence orders are almost three times more likely to end up in jail than 10 years ago. In a report released Tuesday, the Sentencing Advisory Council found that the state’s jail rate for violations of domestic violence orders had nearly tripled in the decade to 2020. In 2011, imprisonment was the […]

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Mountains of sugar under the seagrass

Lush meadows of the Posidonia oceanica seagrass in the Mediterranean. Scientists at the Max Planck Institute for Marine Microbiology predict that their findings are relevant to many marine environments with plants, including other seagrass species, mangroves and salt marshes. Credit: HYDRA Marine Sciences GmbH Seagrasses play an important role in the climate. They are one […]

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China’s rise depends on following the rules: UK | Blue Mountains Gazette

Britain’s Foreign Secretary Liz Truss has warned that China’s failure to play by global rules will end its rise as a superpower, and said the West should ensure Taiwan can defend. Renewing his call to strengthen NATO, Truss said moves to isolate Russia from the global economy in response to its invasion of Ukraine proved […]

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Warming doubles the risk of an intense cyclone | Blue Mountains Gazette

Climate change will more than double the likelihood of intense tropical cyclones across much of the world over the next few decades and Australia is in the firing line, according to a new study. Tropical cyclone hazard researcher Nadia Bloemendaal and a team of international scientists have developed a new method that combines historical cyclone […]

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A preview of the NRL round six action | Blue Mountains Gazette

MAN OF THE SLEEVE: There has been talk of Damien Cook’s Origin and Test riders being threatened by Api Koroisau and Harry Grant. But, against Canterbury, Cook showed why he is still regarded as one of the game’s elite hookers. He notched a first career hat-trick and was a constant threat in South Sydney’s big […]

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Judging the Judges at the Easter Show | Blue Mountains Gazette

Over the past week, thousands of competitors have lined up at Sydney’s Royal Easter show to showcase the best of Australian agriculture. But the competition can’t happen without the judges, and a dwindling number of them from local shows is proving a challenge. “It’s something we’re obviously aware of,” says Rob Wilson, chairman of Agricultural […]

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Development built out of passion for the mountains

As more land comes on the market this week for the Mt Cardrona Station Alpine Village development, Editor Sally Rae talks to co-owner Chris Morton about making a longtime dream come true. Good things take time. Mt Cardrona Station co-owner Chris Morton quips that the slogan – made popular by TV commercials for Mainland Cheese […]

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The Ray family sell their Blackheath hotel | Blue Mountains Gazette

It has been in the Ray family for 45 years, but that tradition is about to end with the arrival on the market of the New Ivanhoe hotel in Blackheath. The family patriarch Vic Ray had been a coal miner on the south coast but, forced to retire at 58, he leased the Gardners Inn, […]

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Prime Minister and Labor hit the road in marginal seats | Blue Mountains Gazette

The Prime Minister and Leader of the Opposition hit hustings in the fringe seats of Queensland and Victoria to bolster their economic credentials after the coalition’s cost of living budget. Treasurer Josh Frydenberg was also on the road, in Perth with Resources Minister Keith Pitt to announce a $1.25 billion loan to ASX-listed Iluka Resources […]

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Future Australian barons plug into nickel | Blue Mountains Gazette

With demand at an all-time high as economies seek to decarbonise, now is the time for nickel, insists Andrew Penkethman. The boss of Ardea Resources is sitting on a top-tier resource in what he says is the best mining jurisdiction in the world. And he is not alone. The federal government is focusing on future […]

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Rare condition presents major challenges for pets and owners | Blue Mountains Gazette

You may have heard of a condition called megaesophagus, which is rarely seen in dogs let alone cats. The megaesophagus refers to the widening (mega) of the muscular tube that carries solid food and liquids from the mouth to the stomach (the esophagus). Normally, the esophagus pushes swallowed food and liquids from the mouth to […]

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Vaccine-induced cells boost immunity to COVID | Blue Mountains Gazette

Australian researchers have found that vaccine-induced T cells can provide more than a year of immunity to COVID-19. A study from the Doherty Institute, published Wednesday in the journal Nature Immunology, showed that the body’s T cells provide long-lasting memory against the virus after vaccination or infection with COVID-19. T cells play a crucial role […]

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Langford bomber faces lengthy injury layoff | Blue Mountains Gazette

Essendon’s first-round punch was made worse by confirmation that utility Kyle Langford will miss between eight and 10 weeks with a hamstring injury. Langford suffered the injury as he led by a mark in the first quarter of Saturday’s 66-point loss to Geelong. The versatile striker/midfielder has developed into a key player in 99 games […]

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Farmers brace for higher fertilizer prices | Blue Mountains Gazette

The Russian invasion of Ukraine is causing a stir in Australia’s agricultural sector, with fertilizer prices set to rise by a third in the coming months. Fertilizer is one of the biggest input costs for Australian farms. Its price is already high due to the impact of the conflict on global supply chains. James Maxwell, […]

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Seats to Watch in SA Elections | Blue Mountains Gazette

KEY SEATS IN SOUTH AUSTRALIA ELECTION: The most marginal government and the one he needs to stay in power. But incumbent MP Richard Harvey faces a tough challenge from Labor and Independent Frances Bedford, who decided not to contest her current Florey seat and moved on to the neighboring electorate after a border change moved […]

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O’Sullivan kept his life’s dream a secret | Blue Mountains Gazette

Sean O’Sullivan spent more than two weeks cheating on Manly and his own parents before fulfilling his lifelong dream of playing No.7 for Penrith. O’Sullivan featured in the NRL opener on Thursday night, replacing Nathan Cleary with aplomb in the 28-6 win over Manly. The reigning premiers only confirmed on Tuesday that Cleary would miss […]

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COVID booster push for older Australians | Blue Mountains Gazette

A leading infectious disease expert has urged the federal government to focus efforts on getting more older Australians their COVID-19 booster. Professor Peter Collignon of the Australian National University said the effectiveness of boosters in protecting people from serious illness or death from COVID-19 was much greater for people aged over 50. “We need to […]

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Great Smokey Mountains National Park, mayoral candidates, Cawthorn

Visitors to the Great Smoky Mountains have been urged to save plants and animals for science Associated press, 03/03/2022 Help find new creatures! GATLINBURG, Tenn. (AP) — The Great Smoky Mountains National Park and its nonprofit science research partner, Discover Life in America, need the public’s help with their Smokies Most Wanted program. The initiative […]

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Kokkinakis earns Davis Cup singles recall | Blue Mountains Gazette

Thanasi Kokkinakis’ revival continues with the born-again baseliner earning the green light as Lleyton Hewitt’s No. 2 singles choice for the Davis Cup qualifier between Australia and Hungary at Sidney. Back in the Cup fold for the first time in almost seven years, Kokkinakis will face Hungarian spearhead Marton Fucsovics in Friday night’s second singles […]

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Hewitt wants Kyrgios for Davis Cup return | Blue Mountains Gazette

Lleyton Hewitt wants Nick Kyrgios to end his three-year absence from the Davis Cup in 2022, adamant one of tennis’ aficionados is part of Australia’s top team. Kyrgios will sit out this weekend’s qualifier against Hungary, with the 26-year-old fending off an approach by team captain Hewitt to play in Sydney due to fixtures in […]

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Not too late to reduce the cost of climate change | Blue Mountains Gazette

The economic toll of climate change is set to worsen in cities and regions across Australia, but experts say there is still time for stronger action. Increasingly frequent and severe events will hit crucial supply chains, markets, finance and trade, reducing the availability of goods in Australia and raising their price, an international report has […]

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Ski Santa Fe, NM, Feature: Real Mountains, Fresh Powder, and Unlimited Glades

Stunning backdrop. Credit: Resort Report from Thursday, February 24, 2022 New Mexico has mountains. Big mountains. Ski Sante Fe’s base area is at 10,350 feet, the highest in New Mexico and the ten highest in North America. The peak is at 12,075 feet, in the top ten in North America. And the view from up […]

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Companies face mountains of debt, staffing problems and soaring inflation

Planning ahead and following a conservative budget is key to the survival of many businesses, attendees at a session of the Winnipeg Chamber of Commerce heard Thursday. “We’ve just gone through two years of some of the toughest days in many generations,” chamber president Loren Remillard said in a pre-meeting interview. The province’s public health […]

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Stopping of NSW rail “concerted attack”: government | Blue Mountains Gazette

New South Wales premier accuses union and Labor of causing ‘massive disruption’ to state rail network after all services were canceled leaving thousands of commuters stranded morning rush hour. The closure of Sydney’s rail network on Monday, ordered by state government transport authorities just after midnight, has left rail commuters blind who have been left […]

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Climate change drives up temperatures NSW | Blue Mountains Gazette

Climate change has pushed temperatures in New South Wales 1.1C above the last century, but greenhouse gas emissions are falling. The latest State of the Environment report released by the NSW Environment Protection Authority on Thursday found that greenhouse gas emissions had fallen by 17% from 2005. The report also revealed that the share of […]

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Endless downpours, steady plowing leaves mountains of roadside snow

A woman who lost the use of her van and fell five levels on MPI’s driver safety scale after a crash she blames on the city’s failure to clear snow banks obscuring the vision says nothing has changed in the two winters since. “The snow banks were high two years ago and they’re higher now,” […]

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Rise in COVID infections in Hong Kong | Blue Mountains Gazette

Hong Kong has reported 986 new coronavirus infections as authorities scramble to contain an outbreak that medical experts say could see 28,000 daily cases by the end of March, with unvaccinated older people of particular concern. The 10-fold rise in cases since Feb. 1 is proving to be the biggest test for the global financial […]

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Tool Trophies for Mariners’ Farrell | Blue Mountains Gazette

With flowing blonde hair and a baggy game jersey that looks a few sizes too big, Jacob Farrell looks more like an extra from a 1970s surf movie than a no-frills left-back for the Central side A-League Men. Coast. But appearances are deceiving and the unflappable 19-year-old has been one of the Mariners’ stars this […]

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Rio Tinto report reveals harassment and racism | Blue Mountains Gazette

A report released by Rio Tinto describes a culture of bullying, harassment and racism at the global mining giant, including 21 complaints of actual or attempted rape or sexual assault over the past five years. Nearly half of all employees who responded to an external review of the minor’s workplace culture commissioned by Rio Tinto […]

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minister defends the “bureaucracy” of carbon farming | Blue Mountains Gazette

The “excessive bureaucracy” proposed by the Federal Government for its own voluntary carbon market will create sovereign risk for Australia, market participants have warned. Under these plans, the federal Minister and Department of Agriculture could step in and veto some new or expanded carbon projects, potentially hurting farmers and businesses trying to make their own […]

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Moderna eyes Omicron-specific jab in 2022 | Blue Mountains Gazette

Pharmaceutical company Moderna aims to bring its Omicron-specific COVID-19 booster vaccine to market by the third quarter of 2022. The first participant received an injection as part of US trials to improve third-dose protection against the strain. “(It’s) a relatively short time between where we are today and when, potentially, we could have an Omicron-specific […]

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Ambulance volunteer earns 2022 senior gong | Blue Mountains Gazette

Long-time St. John Ambulance volunteer Valmai Dempsey is the 2022 Senior Australian of the Year. The ACT woman has been recognized for her efforts in response to the Black Summer bushfires and the COVID-19 pandemic. The 71-year-old has dedicated more than 50 years to St. John Ambulance after starting as a volunteer cadet in elementary […]

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Sacramento Mountain Checkerboard Butterfly Should Be Endangered, Says USFWS

A rare species of butterfly in New Mexico is now threatened with extinction and needs urgent protection, according to the US Fish and Wildlife Service (USFWS), which said the animals should be considered an endangered species. disappearance. The USFWS officially published its decision in a report on Tuesdayclaiming that the authority now deemed it necessary […]

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No quick fix to swimming culture issues | Blue Mountains Gazette

Swimming Australia says there is no silver bullet to the deep cultural issues revealed by a thorough examination of abuse in sport. But SA President Kieren Perkins is promising immediate action to rectify “top-down” cultural issues in swimming. SA on Friday released the recommendations of an independent review of swimming culture sparked by two-time Olympian […]

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India: Vaccinators walk in the snow-capped mountains of Kashmir

“We have to fight the infection. We have to keep going,” said Farid, as she made her way through knee-deep snow in Gagangeer, a hamlet between forests. Farid and his colleagues vaccinated thousands of people last year, mostly in villages they reach by walking long distances across rugged countryside. But the cold, snowy inhospitable terrain […]

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AP PHOTOS: Vaccinators walk in the snow-capped mountains of Kashmir

SRINAGAR, India (AP) — In a Himalayan village in the Indian-controlled part of Kashmir, young health worker Masrat Farid packed… SRINAGAR, India (AP) — In a Himalayan village in Indian-controlled Kashmir, young health worker Masrat Farid packed her bag of vaccines on a freezing January morning as high winds blew snow into the air . […]

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New Zealand eyes new COVID border strategy | Blue Mountains Gazette

Jacinda Ardern will have to make one of the crucial decisions as Prime Minister this month; whether to stick or warp on New Zealand’s border maps. And she has new advice from public health experts, urging her to avoid a peak winter outbreak that would strain New Zealand’s health system. Pressure is mounting for Ms […]

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Do you know how mountains are made?

You can join Captain Zoom and his science friends Amy and Mark on Let’s Find Out. Climb aboard the Curiosity spacecraft for exciting experiences, curious kids, and journeys to faraway places. It’s all produced with support from Science Foundation Ireland and you can watch it anytime on RTÉ Player. In this experiment, Zoom discovers that […]

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Indians defy COVID surge for holy dip | Blue Mountains Gazette

Hundreds of thousands of Hindu worshipers have gathered on the banks of the Ganges in India for a holy bath despite a 30-fold increase in coronavirus cases over the past month. Hindus believe that a swim in the holy river during the Makarsankranti festival on January 14 washes away sins. Large numbers of worshipers were […]

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Rangers rescue drunken teenager on acid at party in New York’s mountains

When a group of teenagers threw a New Years Eve party, they probably weren’t expecting to need to call for medical help. This is exactly what happened when a group of 19 years old were partying in the mountains early that evening, and one of them allegedly suffered from alcohol poisoning. Syracuse.com says the small […]

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Europeans relax rules as Omicron surges | Blue Mountains Gazette

European governments are relaxing COVID-19 rules to maintain hospitals, schools and emergency services as the far more contagious but less deadly Omicron variant changes their approach to the pandemic. Even though a record rise in infections has yet to peak in Europe, Spanish Prime Minister Pedro Sanchez said the time had come to start assessing […]

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COVID cases in India set to reach new heights | Blue Mountain Gazette

The number of daily COVID-19 cases in India has risen to 117,100, a five-fold increase in one week and is on track to surpass its previous peak of infection as the rapidly spreading Omicron variant replaces Delta in cities . Government officials have said privately they are working under the assumption that daily infections will […]

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KS2 Geography: Mountains – BBC Teach

Degraft: I am in Wales, I am discovering the highest mountain in the country – Snowdon. It takes several hours to go up and down. But luckily there is also a train you can take. The mountains are elevated areas, rising more than 600 meters from the surrounding land. And often they are found in […]

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Omicron spreads to major Indian cities | Blue Mountain Gazette

Indian megacities Delhi, Mumbai and Kolkata are seeing an increase in COVID-19 cases, albeit without a corresponding increase in hospitalizations, but fears are growing that it will spread to rural areas in the coming days. India reported 90,928 new daily cases of COVID-19 on Thursday, nearly four times more since the start of the year, […]

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Israel hits record high virus cases | Blue Mountain Gazette

Israel has recorded its highest number of new coronavirus infections on record – due to the ultra-contagious variant of Omicron – despite travel restrictions and required quarantines, the government reports. Tuesday’s record 11,978 cases diagnosed marks the highest number of new infections reported in a single day since the start of the pandemic. The previous […]

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COVID-19 case attended Prime Minister’s press conference | Blue Mountains Gazette

The Prime Minister is monitoring for symptoms of COVID-19 after a potentially infectious positive case attended a press conference at Kirribilli House. As Scott Morrison pondered the possibility of falling ill with the virus on Sunday, more than 32,000 Australians were already newly locked in solitary confinement after returning a positive test in the previous […]

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Why Omicron COVID-19 Cases Could Still Overwhelm NSW Hospitals Blue Mountain Gazette

Why Omicron could still overwhelm hospitals /images/transform/v1/crop/frm/GJZ5TVpAk84wrTzsQfLQRB/1732c0be-0939-4b68-a313-f3f7788760a6.png/r4_0_1916_1080_w1200_h678_fmax.jpg It’s not hard to see how a 1,700% increase in cases from the Delta could flood hospitals and intensive care units. We are already halfway there. multimedia, photos and video, 2021-12-30T10: 30: 00 + 11: 00 https://players.brightcove.net/3879528182001/default_default/index.html?videoId=6289076522001 https://players.brightcove.net/3879528182001/default_default/index.html?videoId=6289076522001 At the height of the delta wave in September, about […]

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Moving Mountains play the progressive side of pop-rock on ‘This Quiet World’ | music reviews

Click to enlarge Moving Mountains does the kind of progressive pop and jam-pack rock that gives you pause for introspection as much as it makes you want to shake your hips. The Rochester quartet released their first CD, “This Quiet World”, on November 27. Moving Mountains is made up of vocalist and guitarist […]

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Omicron fixes 1,000 additional flights in the United States | Blue Mountain Gazette

U.S. airlines canceled more than 1,000 flights on Boxing Day as crews grounded amid an increase in COVID-19 infections, causing misery for thousands of Christmas travelers. Commercial airlines had canceled 1,001 flights within, to or from the United States by mid-afternoon, according to a count on flight tracking site FlightAware.com. It was the third day […]

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Vic test system blocked by “bureaucracy” | Blue Mountain Gazette

A “bureaucratic” requirement for Victorians to get tested for interstate travel has been blamed for the state system’s woes, as Omicron coronavirus cases rise. Victoria on Wednesday reported 1,503 new cases of COVID-19 out of 92,262 test results – the most processed in a 24-hour window since the start of the pandemic in early 2020. […]

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Transparent butterfly map highlights biodiversity hotspot in Andes mountains – sciencedaily

With over a million known species, insects are by far the most diverse group of organisms on Earth, with conservative estimates indicating that there are millions more to be discovered. But extinction due to human pressures could outstrip the pace of discoveries, with species disappearing before researchers even knew they existed. To conserve these species, […]

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Mountains of trash left by Kentucky tornadoes may pose ‘damaging human health’ risks

The mountain of trash and debris left behind by the tornado swarm that tore through Kentucky over the past weekend could pose risks “that could be detrimental to human health” for residents and those involved in the process of cleaning. Kentucky Gov. Andy Beshear previously described debris left by tornadoes as a “mountain of trash,” […]

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Grundy supports Magpies position on De Goey | Blue Mountain Gazette

Collingwood ruckman Brodie Grundy has lent his support to the AFL club’s decision to wait until Jordan De Goey’s trial in New York “unfolds” before letting him return to the fold. The Magpies are still eyeing De Goey’s future as the star forward midfielder prepares for another court date next month. De Goey, who was […]

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Mystery in the Mountains: New Tool Rewrites Cold Cases

When a homicide case goes cold, the chances of it being solved are slim. According to Alex Baber, director of Cold Case Consultants of Americasince 1980, only one percent of more than 250,000 cold cases have been solved and resulted in a conviction. “Let that sink in for a moment,” said Baber, who started Cold […]

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Grundy supports Magpies’ position on De Goey | Blue Mountain Gazette

Collingwood ruckman Brodie Grundy has lent his support to the AFL club’s decision to wait until Jordan De Goey’s New York trial “unfolds” before letting him return to the fold. The Magpies are still eyeing De Goey’s future as the star forward midfielder prepares for another court date next month. De Goey, who has been […]

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Jab only partially effective on Omicron: study | Blue Mountain Gazette

The Omicron variant may partially escape the protection of two doses of Pfizer’s COVID-19 vaccine, according to the research director of a laboratory in South Africa. Alex Sigal, a professor at the Africa Health Research Institute, said on Twitter that there was “a very large drop” in neutralization of the Omicron variant compared to an […]

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Estates reduce inequality: new report | Blue Mountain Gazette

For many, inheritances are a symbol of an ever-widening wealth gap that sees the rich get richer and the poor get poorer, but new research shows they may actually reduce inequality. The amount of wealth transferred through inheritances and gifts to Australia has more than doubled since 2002, with a change of hands of $ […]

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Probably sixth Omicron case found in NSW | Blue Mountain Gazette

NSW Health has detected a sixth probable case of the Omicron COVID-19 variant, as the Prime Minister urges the public not to panic. Initial testing has strongly indicated that another overseas traveler – who recently returned from Africa to Sydney – has the worrying new variant, NSW Health said. The man in his 40s, who […]

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Glenbrook Home Promises Luxury and Sophisticated Lifestyle | Blue Mountain Gazette

news, property, for sale, real estate, blue mountains, glenbrook, mcgrath low blue mountains 5 BED | 3 BATH | 3 CAR Impeccably designed and impeccably appointed, this architecturally designed luxury residence promises a sophisticated lifestyle in an ideal location. On the lower level and encompassed in the center of this home is the Silestone kitchen […]

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Mystery in the Mountains: Where is Marble Arvidson?

Arvidson Marble of Brattleboro was last seen August 27, 2011, at the house he was staying on Route 9. He left the house and, in a note, he was back soon. It was ten years ago. “I’ve never seen anything like it,” the Brattleboro Police Department detective said. Lieutenant Jeremy Evans. Arvidson disappeared the day […]

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Rocky Mountains, AB Folk-Roots & Appalachian-Country Swing Band OVER THE MOON releases “Lonesome Bluebird”

Straight from their ranch nestled in the foothills of the Rocky Mountains, Alberta folk-roots and swing duo Over The Moon deliver their signature sound as a new single, “Lonesome Bluebird”, available now through Borealis Records. . “This song is basically about a beautiful young woman who leaves the fear of failure or the feeling that […]

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Explosion of ocean life 2 billion years ago helped create Earth’s mountains, study finds

The explosion of ocean life 2 billion years ago helped create Earth’s mountains: large amounts of plankton turned into lubricant after they died, allowing rocks to pile up on top of each other A dramatic increase in oxygen around the world 2.3 billion years ago led to an explosion of marine life like plankton There […]

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Climate change causes an 800% increase in bushfire activity in the country: CSIRO | Blue Mountain Gazette

Climate change has led to the bushfire boom in Australia over the past three decades, which has seen forest area burned annually increase by 800%, according to a new CSIRO study. The research is the first of its kind, combining analysis of past forest fire sites with eight factors of fire activity, including climate, fuel […]

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CSIRO warns of more years of ‘mega fire’ | Blue Mountain Gazette

Climate change is fueling the risk of more “mega years of fire” in Australia and the country faces a longer fire season that extends into autumn and winter, according to a new study from CSIRO. Scientists have published a historical analysis of fire activity in 324,000 km2 of forest, mostly along Australia’s heavily populated east […]

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Ski touring in the Wallowa Mountains of Oregon

Access everything we post when you> “,” name “:” in-content-cta “,” type “:” link “}}”> sign up to Outside +. they still exist, those places outside the fringes of the world. The Wallowa Mountains are one of them. This compact chain is isolated in the sparsely populated northeastern corner of Oregon, sandwiched between the Rockies […]

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Breathable Sand Harvesting and IDer Technologies Turn Arid Mountains into High Yielding Rice Fields | AFN News

Previous story: Finding the right marketing deal: Shemaroo Speakers and Chingari’s main influencers Next story: Gas-O-Fast launches its multilingual TVC Breathable Sand Harvesting and IDer Technologies Turn Barren Mountains into High Yielding Rice Fields Posted on November 23, 2021 The integrated use of breathable sand and IDer honeycomb harvest, championed by Dake Rechsand in the […]

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Breathable Sand Harvesting and IDer Technologies Turn Arid Mountains into High Yielding Rice Fields

Ecological sponge rice fields Image Credit: Provided Strong points The integrated use of breathable sand and IDer honeycomb harvesting, which is championed by Dake Rechsand in the Middle East, has transformed a barren mountain in Fuyang district of eastern Zhejiang province. China, into a lush paddy field that characterizes low input agriculture, emissions reduction, fertilizer […]

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CSIRO fears a new wave of extinctions | Blue Mountain Gazette

Australia is facing a brutal new wave of extinctions, but there is still time to limit the number of native species killed by foreign invaders, CSIRO warned. The national science agency released a report detailing what the country has already lost – and stands to lose in the future – to an army of alien […]

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Seattle Deputy Fire Chief Jay Schreckengost found dead in mountains after 12 days of searching

The body of Seattle Deputy Fire Chief Jay Schreckengost was found in the mountains on Sunday afternoon near Cliffdell, Wash., After a 12-day search. Schreckengost, 56, had been out elk hunting and was last heard from on November 2. His body was found about half a mile from where his van was parked, according to […]

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Symphony of the Mountains in motion | Sunday Stories

The annual Symphony of the Mountains concerts will be a little different this year, starting with new venues. There will be two “By the Fireside” concerts this year. The Kingsport performance will take place at the Marriott Meadowview Convention Center on Saturday, December 4 at 3 p.m. The Southwest Virginia performance will be at the […]

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Social housing crisis needs $ 290 billion: survey | Blue Mountain Gazette

Advocates call for a national strategy to address a huge social housing deficit, with a deficit of more than 600,000 affordable housing expected over the next two decades. And government funding will need to reach $ 290 billion over that period if the shortage is to be remedied, heard a parliamentary committee investigating housing affordability. […]

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Ancient Alabama once had mountains taller than Everest

This is the first in a series titled “Ancient Alabama,” examining the natural forces that have made Alabama what it is for the past 500 million years, and how these forces still shape it. State today. Each year, thousands of people visit Alabama’s Cheaha State Park to see the state’s tallest peak, climb the steps […]

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Barnaby and billionaire clash over climate | Blue Mountain Gazette

Acting Prime Minister Barnaby Joyce and Australian tech billionaire Mike Cannon-Brookes have clashed over the government’s net zero emissions plan. In an often tense exchange at the Daily Telegraph’s virtual bush summit, the tech boss has repeatedly asked the leader of the Nationals how the government is going to meet its emissions targets. The co-founder […]

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Junction 142 needs help funding shower services for the homeless | Blue Mountain Gazette

As many activities closed during the COVID lockdown, the laundry and shower service at junction 142 on Katoomba Street has exploded. Helping the Homeless of the Mountains: Stephen Bradley in Court Junction 142 in Katoomba with guests from the shower and laundry service. They are launching a call for funding. Services manager Stephen Bradley said […]

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Views of Sydney to the Blue Mountains at the New Rooftop Bar

Lady Banks Rooftop Bar is a stunning new venue, located atop the Flinders Center in the heart of Bankstown, offering food and drink as delicious as the view of the Sydney skyline and continuing to the Blue Mountains. Floor-to-ceiling folding doors open onto the spectacular outdoor terrace, outfitted with a mix of wood-slatted high and […]

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From climbing mountains to crossing seas: How India administered 100 crore COVID-19 vaccine doses

Health workers ensured that the coronavirus vaccine reached every nook and corner of the country – turning malls, temples, markets and even buses into vaccination camps 1/ 8 India passed the milestone of administering 100 crore doses of COVID-19 vaccine on Thursday. The government has ensured that the vaccines reach every corner of the country, […]