Liam Fitzgerald

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Where does Australia rank on its refugee intake?

Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull says Australia will permanently boost its annual refugee intake to almost 19,000, from 13,750 refugees in 2015–16.<p>He …

Statistics on Detention Centres, Immigration and Refugees

Note: Previous to 31 March 2013 the Department of Immigration and Citizenship did not split up time spent in detention between Immigration and …

Caribbean coral reefs could ‘disappear’ within a few decades

Caribbean coral reefs, some of the most distinctive and unique natural underwater structures in the world, will “virtually disappear” within a few decades if steps are not taken to protect their habitat, a new report said Wednesday.<p>Only one-sixth of the original coral cover is left, with an average …

Easy Ways to Style and Organize the Kids’ Bathroom

When your kids have their very own bathroom, things can get messy. From dirty towels stacked in corners to hygiene essentials running a muck in every …

Q&A: Why It's Important to Protect a Vast Marine Monument

Ocean scientist Elliott Norse says the Pacific remote islands deserve the new protection announced by the White House.<p>On Wednesday night, the White House announced that it is expanding an existing marine monument around seven U.S.-controlled islands and atolls in the central Pacific, making it the …

Tag: Kitchens

Kitchen of the Week: A Hip, Low-Key Kitchen in Topanga Canyon<p>by Annie Quigley<p>Steal This Look: A Courageously Colorful Kitchen for a New York Artist<p>by …

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Love this living room by DISC Interiors and it’s not just because winter has arrived and I’m fascinated by anything that includes a fireplace. Mid …

10 Tips to Make Your Home Smell Like Summer

Our floral candles are put away but it’s not time to go for apple cinnamon yet. Summer can be a difficult scent to catch. Most smells associated with …

Embracing Scandinavian Simplicity: Cozy-Chic Apartment in Gothenburg

It is barely surprising that the fundamental design principles of the Scandinavian style established way back in the early 1930s and brought to this …

14 Genius Storage Ideas for Your Kid's Room

Not-so-average ways to make your life a lot easier.<p>Yes, it is possible to have kids <i>and</i> a clean house — and these clever DIYs are proof. Give your existing walls and furniture an update to help them work harder and keep clutter at bay. Plus get more designer-approved ideas for kids rooms!

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It has been an eternity since I featured the work of San Francisco-based John Lum Architecture and because I love the simplicity of their work and …

Four Homes from the Same Designer Showcase a Diversity of Style

• 1 |<p>The first space was designed for a young man who loves to travel. This cosmopolitan lifestyle is reflected throughout the home, beginning in the …

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A Century-Old Maine Cottage Full of Coastal Charm

For decades, designer Libby Cameron's family has been gathering at this airy seaside escape.<p>For decades, designer Libby Cameron's family has been gathering in a cottage on the coast of Maine. With generations of family furnishings, occasionally brightened by a new slipcover or a coat of paint, …

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Articles about 5 smart looking schools on Dwell.com - Dwell

Interior designer Wendy Raizin shares her top tips for raising your home’s intelligence quotient.<p>It's common for homeowners to come to the realization that although they want to protect their homes from burglaries and similar...<p>The story of the smart home has yet to be written—one early adopter …

Eva Chen Wants To Help You Perfect Your Instagrams

The fashion editor and social media wiz just started a new account on the photo sharing app.<p>Whether you're willing to admit it or not, crafting the perfect Instagram photo is something almost everyone on the app hopes to achieve. (Hashtag: Goals.) And if anyone has mastered the art, it's Eva …

Articles about 5 homes made most steep grade siting on Dwell.com - Dwell

Overlooking views of a picturesque Austrian village, this modern home is built of wood entirely sourced from the homeowner’s...<p>These colorful, light-filled bedrooms and playrooms are fun-sized design inspiration.<p>Get ready to dive into warmer weather with these refreshing modern pools.<p>Streamline …

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Quezon goes artificial in fight to keep corals

ARTIFICIAL coral reefs ready for deployment in Catanauan town, Quezon province PHOTO COURTESY OF QUEZON PIO<p>LUCENA CITY—The provincial government, …

El Niño would be a disaster for the world's coral reefs

A growing number of scientists are predicting a major El Niño weather event this year, which could wreak havoc across South America and Asia as droughts, floods and other extreme weather events hit industry and farming. But the impacts on the world’s coral reefs could be even more disastrous.<p>The …

6 Ways to Be a More Sustainable Traveler

Reduce your impact on the planet, support local economies, and protect wildlife.<p>The United Nations designated 2017 the International Year of Sustainable Tourism for Development—an opportunity to raise global awareness about how responsible tourism can act as a vehicle for positive change.<p>The three …

Tourism, Not Tuna

Changing Planet<p>There is a new wave of conservation in the Pacific. Fed up with overfishing and other non-sustainable practices like shark finning, small island nations are returning to more traditional ways. They are beginning to scale back industrial fishing in their waters, to protect their fish …

Beijing seeking to 'change facts' in South China Sea | DW | 19.09.2014

"Millions of tonnes of rock and sand have been dredged up from the sea floor and pumped into the reef to form new land. There are cement-pumping …

The Observer view on the destruction of the world’s great coral reefs

In a few weeks, members of Unesco’s world heritage committee will meet in Bonn to discuss a simple, but disturbing proposition: that Australia’s Great Barrier Reef, the world’s largest coral reef system, be listed as being “in danger”. The reef, worth an estimated $Aus5bn (£2.6bn) a year in tourism …

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