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See what's in the summer issue of Explore magazine. Follow the links to read sample stories, and join Members (see panel, right) to have the print edition delivered to your door.



Science bytes Oceans: the litmus test
Climate change is altering ocean acidity, says Alan Jones

Science bytes Where have all the Christmas beetles gone?
A tale of kings and washerwomen from Chris Reid

Photofeast Balancing act
Cate Lowe’s favourites from Wildlife Photographer of the Year


Now showing: One road, one Country, one people
Contemporary Aboriginal art from the Canning Stock Route

Cover story Spirit faces: beyond the mask
Matisse, Picasso and the masks that inspired modern art

Australian Museum Foundation
Teaching Tongan traditions, thanks to Miss Snell and Mrs Porritt


From the collection Heading south
Mawson and the Australasian Antarctic Expedition

Science bytes On the record

Xplorer young scientist liftout North meets south

Xplanations Search > Discover

People in science Bloodworms yield results
Meet visiting Brazilian biologist Dr Joana Zanol

In your backyard with Martyn Robinson


From the Director Towards a national cultural policy

On the agenda Kava: ‘pacific’ gift to the world?
Kirk Huffman reviews the chequered history of kava in the West

Members message with Serena Todd

Brendan Atkins , Publications Coordinator
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