Land Sea & Water

Atomic Cloud Forms Head Of Aborigine - Maralinga 1953

Maralinga: Sixty years on, the bomb tests remind us not to put security over safety

Aboriginal people affected by Maralinga nuclear tests take peace sculpture to Japan

Maralinga could be flagged as nuclear dump site, opponent says in wake of SA royal commission

Just after the land used for nuclear testing was officially handed back to its traditional owners in full, nuclear is back on the agenda at Maralinga in South Australia. Those connected to the land are worried that a new Nuclear Fuel Cycle Royal Commission announced recently will see the land flagged as a potential site for a nuclear waste dump. The daughter of Mr Lester who was blinded by tests said they want to make a submission to the commission but is worried language difficulties would stand in their way. Read more about Maralinga could be flagged as nuclear dump site, opponent says in wake of SA royal commission

Ancient First Nations stories preserve history of a rise in sea level

We can be almost certain that the First Nations people did occupy the coast “where the Great Barrier Reef now stands” during the last ice age for it would have comprised broad floodplains and undulating hills with a range of subsistence possibilities, bordered in most parts by steep cliffs ... then the story might date from as much as 13,000 years ago. A more conservative interpretation, based on a sea level just 30 metres lower than today, would place the age of this story at around 10,000 years ago. Read more about Ancient First Nations stories preserve history of a rise in sea level

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