environment

Love the Sea? Clean the Sea!

People's love of the seas could be the key for plastic pollution solution...

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Hurricanes are Real, Even if You Deny Climate Change

Post-Irma, the desperate pseudoscience of deniers is a cacophony of crazy ...

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Repairing the Rainforest – It Works!

Restored forest now shelters dozens of endangered species ...

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Greening Jungles with Orange Peel

How orange peels revived a Costa Rican forest ...

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I haven’t jumped on the Corbyn express: Chris T-T: Interview (Part Two)

'If you sing about anything other than universal themes, you put people off'...

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Sneezy Does It: Pollen as Fertilizer

Dastardly whitecoats plan botanical cannabilism as plants forced to eat plants ...

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‘I hope I can turn it down.’ Chris T-T Contemplates a Quieter Life (Interview)

Like holding back the tide, folk singer and reluctant activist Chris T-T struggles to adapt to a life without opinions...

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How Goldfish Make Alcohol

Scientists reveal how goldfish make alcohol to survive without oxygen ...

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Tune in, Turn On, Don’t die with your novel still in you.

One man's wisdom is another man's trite platitude, but who wants to spend their life guarding dust?...

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The Biology of Colour (and Why There are No Purple Cows)

Study explores advances and challenges in the field of animal coloration...

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Crispy Jellyfish: Coming Soon to a Buddha Bowl Near You

New methods of preparation mean jellyfish may soon be accepted as a healthy snack...

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In-Car Pollution: Worse Than We Thought

In-car air study of commuting cars finds dangers to human health...

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Summer Superfood Alert: Red Algae

What makes red algae so different and why should we care? ...

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Don’t Fear the Reaper: Domestication of Seeds was Earlier than We Thought

Synchrotron light used to show human domestication of seeds from 2000 BC ...

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Sunflowers and Daguerreotypes: Rencontres d’Arles

At the opening week of the Rencontres d’Arles international photography festival ...

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The Better Part of Valour. On Leaving the USA (or Anywhere)

Sometimes the best thing to do is up sticks and go...

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Hugh Broughton Architects (Interview)

Great buildings embrace their environment, even in the Antarctic permafrost...

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We Don’t Need New Politics, We Need New Gods

What deities should be placed before the God of Money?...

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Grass Roots and Green Shoots: At Jeremy Corbyn’s Allotment

What's mostly green but red all over? ...

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Better Ways to Harness Wind Power

It's a breeze: How to harness the power of the wind ...

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Did You Know Sydney Harbour’s Dirty Secret?

Beautiful but burpy: Sydney Harbour's toxic emissions are equivalent to 200 cars on the roads ...

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Softer Handshakes? How to Avoid Mass Environmental Destruction

New report paints a picture of the value of biodiversity, the threats it faces and the window of opportunity we have to save species before it's too late...

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Trump’s Antics Abroad Would be Scary – If He Held the Strings

Novelty Handshakes, Ketchup on Steak - Trump on Tour is Not Where the Power Lies...

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Where Were the Lawnmowers Radicalized?

Lawn mower injuries send 13 children to the emergency department every day ...

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Art in Adversity: Magdalena Abakanowicz Remembered

Looking back on the life and career of Polish sculptor Magdalena Abakanowicz...

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Speak. Or Forever Hold Your Peace?

Constant communication communicates nothing. Would it help to stop and think?...

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Some Corals Are Adapting to Global Warming. Some Aren’t.

WCS coral expert finds that some reefs were less sensitive to warming water over time...

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Could Artificial Photosynthesis = Global Cooling? Ask a Boffin

Scientist invents way to trigger artificial photosynthesis to clean air ...

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Slippers and Chardonnay Time? (Womadelaide Epilogue)

25 years of festivals proves that, despite grumbles from the old 'uns, Womadelaide knows best....

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Snap Your Shiny Suspenders for Sustainable Rubber

Findings by Delaware scientists could transform the multi-billion-dollar plastics and rubber industries...

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