Britain’s Brain-drain

Young educated people are leaving Britain for the good life down under:  “There’s both a pull of countries like Australia and New Zealand and a push from this country, where there are too many people and too much rain. Here it’s all work, work, work and no play. People dress it up in different ways but the reason for going can be summed up in one word – lifestyle.”


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Long-Legged Penguin Fossils Add to Rich Record

Long-Legged Penguin Fossils Add to Rich Record

The discovery of a complete fossilised ancient giant penguin skeleton in the upper Kawhia Harbour, Waikato is helping scientists fill in some gaps in natural history, Sofia Quaglia reports for The…