News Centre archive
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Opinion: No, Aussie bats won’t give you COVID-19. We rely on them more than you think
In this pandemic it’s tempting to look for someone, or something, to blame. Bats are a common scapegoat and the community is misled to believe getting rid of them could be a quick fix. But are bats really the problem?
Opinion: Cutting ‘green tape’ may be good politicking, but it’s bad policy. Here are 5 examples of regulation failure
As part of the economic recovery, business groups have renewed calls to cut “green tape” – environmental regulation that new projects, such as new mines, must follow.
Five years on from the earthquake in Bhaktapur, Nepal, heritage-led recovery is uniting community
Since the Gorkha earthquake killed almost 9,000 people in April 2015, Nepal has been on a slow and arduous route to recovery.
Western’s Glasshouse yields over 58 tonnes of donations to Foodbank
Western Sydney University and its research partners are leading the way when it comes to donating tonnes of fresh, healthy produce to Foodbank NSW and ACT to support families in need through COVID-19.
Western ranked 3rd in the world for social, ecological and economic impact
Western Sydney University has secured its position amongst the world’s top universities, placing an impressive 3rd overall in the 2020 Times Higher Education (THE) University Impact Rankings.
Opinion: Giant leap for corporations? The Trump administration wants to mine resources in space, but is it legal?
As the world tries to cope with the challenges of 2020, discussions around the use of mined resources from outer space continue to ratchet up.