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DLA Piper: Climate Change Update – Australian Carbon Pricing Mechanism Takes Shape
Posted on 12 Jul 2012 by DLA Piper

By Mark Beaufoy and Laura Schuijers July 1 marked the first day of the first compliance year under Australia's carbon pricing mechanism (CPM). Entities liable under the CPM will need to record and report their covered greenhouse gas emissions... Read More

Another maxim bites the dust: Isolated coral reefs can recover from bleaching
Posted on 8 Apr 2013 by Thomas H. Clarke, Jr.

Stony corals that are reef-building corals (also known as Hermtypic corals [see http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Hermatypic_coral ]) require algae from the genus Symbiodinium [see http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Symbiodinium ] to be in a healthy condition. The... Read More

Although fire ants originated in the U.S. as the result of "imports" from South America, their spread to many other countries is from the U.S., new genetic assessment shows
Posted on 27 Feb 2011 by Thomas H. Clarke, Jr.

Fire ants are a royal pain (literally and figuratively). Chemical pesticides and many other brews have tried to wipe them out, unfortunately without success. They are now colonizing many other countries. But, what is the origin of these new invasions... Read More