Most Recent Content from: Madeleine Keck

  • Article: Thailand’s Beloved Baby Dugong Dies After Eating Plastic
    Environment

    Thailand’s Beloved Baby Dugong Dies After Eating Plastic

    By Erica Sanchez  and  Madeleine Keck|Aug. 20, 2019

    The young dugong was rescued last April and had been regarded as a symbol of ocean conservation. Read more

  • Article: 'Easily Treatable' Cancers Kill Thousands in the Pacific Each Year
    Health

    'Easily Treatable' Cancers Kill Thousands in the Pacific Each Year

    By Madeleine Keck|Aug. 13, 2019

    Almost 10,000 Pacific islanders die every year from cancer due to a lack of treatment services. Read more

  • Article: Australia Commits to Reducing Ocean Pollution by Banning Waste Exports
    Environment

    Australia Commits to Reducing Ocean Pollution by Banning Waste Exports

    By Madeleine Keck|Aug. 13, 2019

    Australia is taking steps toward achieving a cleaner environment. Read more

  • Article: Australia Steps Up and Pledges $19 Million to Support Health Care in the Pacific
    Health

    Australia Steps Up and Pledges $19 Million to Support Health Care in the Pacific

    By Madeleine Keck|Aug. 9, 2019

    The commitment includes $13 million toward combating tuberculosis in the region. Read more

  • Article: Yet Another Recycling Facility Has Been Ordered to Close Amid Victorian Waste Crisis
    Environment

    Yet Another Recycling Facility Has Been Ordered to Close Amid Victorian Waste Crisis

    By Madeleine Keck|Aug. 8, 2019

    Victoria’s recycling systems are failing to keep up following China’s waste export ban. Read more

  • Article: A Radical New Website Is Putting the Spotlight on Australian Female STEM Leaders
    Girls & Women

    A Radical New Website Is Putting the Spotlight on Australian Female STEM Leaders

    By Madeleine Keck|Aug. 7, 2019

    The online directory displays the range of scientific talent in Australia. Read more

  • Article: Poverty Rates Are Once Again on the Rise in Australia Following Years of Declines
    Finance & Innovation

    Poverty Rates Are Once Again on the Rise in Australia Following Years of Declines

    By Madeleine Keck|Aug. 6, 2019

    The report also reveals insights into rates of employment and trends in mental health. Read more

  • Article: Australia Is Cracking Down on Modern Slavery and Human Trafficking in Major Ways
    Citizenship

    Australia Is Cracking Down on Modern Slavery and Human Trafficking in Major Ways

    By Madeleine Keck|Aug. 2, 2019

    Eliminating modern slavery and human trafficking is enshrined in the United Nations’ Global Goals. Read more