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Curious Kids: How are mountains formed?

This is an article from Curious Kids, a children’s series. The Conversation asks kids to send in questions they’d like an expert to answer. All questions are welcome – serious, bizarre or wacky! You might also like the podcast imagine thata co-production between ABC KIDS listen and The Conversation, based on Curious Kids. How are […]

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Mountain dwellers face an avalanche of climate risks

Climate science tells us that the world’s coastal areas are struggling from storm surges and rising sea levels. Food-producing regions are at risk of drought, disease and pests climate resistant. But what about the roughly 25% of Earth’s land area defined as “mountain regions”? A new UN report finds that mountains and the societies that […]