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Chaos often reigns on the streets of Dar es Salaam, Tanzania’s capital. Minivans, cars and motorcycles careen along half-finished roads without markings, sidewalks or traffic lights. Pedestrians walk single-file within reach of speeding vehicles. Groups of children in matching school uniforms hold hands as they linger at the road’s edge. They scan for breaks in traffic and dart across before...Read more
|Comment|author: Madeleine Galvin and Anne Maassen
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Training new doctors through child’s play

There is an old adage, that children are the best teachers. And for health professional students on their way to becoming doctors, nurses and allied health professionals, making children feel comfortable and cared for is...Read more
|Comment|author: Professor Paul Monagle
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4 Ways local solar projects can benefit cities

When a city decides to transition from fossil fuels to clean energy, headlines follow. But the work has only just begun. Cities have many options for generating and purchasing renewable electricity, each of which comes...Read more
|Comment|author: Lacey Shaver

Challenging the vertical sprawl

To understand the major barrier to making our cities more sustainable and environmentally friendly places, just stand in the centre of almost any Australian city and look up. The chances are you will be in...Read more
|Comment|author: Andrew Trounson