Speaking to media on Tuesday, SA Police Commissioner Grant Stevens said South Australian residents travelling from Victoria will be allowed to quarantine in South Australia for 14 days, however people not residing in South Australia who are returning from Victoria will not have that option available to them. … [Read more...] about South Australia to close borders to Victoria but open to NSW, ACT
Mediaplanet recently launched an awareness initiative to inspire more people to pursue a career in public health. The COVID-19 pandemic thrust this field into the spotlight and, as a result, the Bureau of Labor Statistics predicts job growth of 11 percent for public health careers by 2026. In partnership with South University — which offers a Master’s in Public Health degree program both online and on-campus, as well as a Bachelor of Science in Public Health degree program — the digital content campaign “Careers in Public Health” comprises original articles and videos that outline public health career options. The digital campaign also goes into detail about the qualities a successful public health professional candidate may have, and spotlights inspiring, well-known public health figures in history. … [Read more...] about Mediaplanet Partners With South University to Promote Careers in Public Health
Local officials have shown limited interest in the problem, though the South African department of environment, forestry and fisheries has appointed an expert panel to recommend actions needed “to properly manage and conserve all shark species found along the country’s coasts, and to guide their long-term sustainable use”. … [Read more...] about Great white vanishing act: where have South Africa’s famous sharks gone?
Eventually, our air running low, we surface and climb back on the boat. A stiff wind is clipping the tops off the waves and, as we bounce back to the rocky inlet where we started, I spot a dark shape in the water. A huge stingray is following us in, hoping we might be fishermen with some by-catch to share. Then another appears, over 2m across, as big as a flying carpet. And next there's a fur seal, weaving in and out between the rays. Matt and I don masks and slip overboard to take a closer look. Once again I'm struck by the proximity and the imperturbable sang-froid of the big beasts. … [Read more...] about Diving and coastal cool in False Bay, South Africa
Defector-led groups have taken to regularly sending flyers along with food, money, mini radios, and USB sticks containing South Korean dramas and news into North Korea by way of balloon or bottles thrown into the river. The leaflets criticize North Korea's human rights abuses and nuclear ambitions. … [Read more...] about North Korea’s army ‘fully ready’ to move against South Korea