Day: October 17, 2020

‘We have to change Queensland’: the environmental issues at stake in the election

‘We have to change Queensland’: the environmental issues at stake in the election

Can Queensland break away from fossil fuel extraction and develop jobs and growth in a way that protects the state’s..

Meet the bee brokers: ‘You never stop learning about bees, they’re just incredible’

Meet the bee brokers: ‘You never stop learning about bees, they’re just incredible’

While Covid confines humans to their homes, insects are chauffeured around the country in Australia’s largest livestock movement It’s 5am..

Sorry, but bangers and burgers belong to vegans and vegetarians too | Barbara Ellen

Sorry, but bangers and burgers belong to vegans and vegetarians too | Barbara Ellen

The EU should thwart the meat industry trying to ban certain labels on veggie products The meat lobby may be..

Why there is hope that the world’s coral reefs can be saved

Why there is hope that the world’s coral reefs can be saved

From coral farming to 3D printing, scientists are using novel methods to save a vital part of our ecosystem For..

Prickly business: the hedgehog highway that knits a village together

Prickly business: the hedgehog highway that knits a village together

With their miniature ramps, stairs and holes cut into fences and stone walls, the gardens of Kirtlington in Oxfordshire are..

The tardigrade in the ice hole: how extreme life finds a way in the Arctic

The tardigrade in the ice hole: how extreme life finds a way in the Arctic

Tiny organisms nicknamed water bears offer clues about possible alien life but the changing climate means their habitat faces an..

Rowan Williams urges UK universities to divest from fossil fuels

Rowan Williams urges UK universities to divest from fossil fuels

Former archbishop says oil firm holdings not compatible with duty to next generation The former archbishop of Canterbury Rowan Williams..

Household recycling surge raises costs for councils in England

Household recycling surge raises costs for councils in England

A third of councils have collected up to 50% more recycling since coronavirus lockdown The amount of household recycling collected..

Country diary: wildfowlers threaten marsh and its wildlife

Country diary: wildfowlers threaten marsh and its wildlife

Tywyn, Gwynedd: Farmers and landowners are fighting to protect this river idyll Geographers know about the Afon Dysynni. A classic..