Trees remove carbon from the atmosphere when they are living, but release large quantities when they die. Scientists predict that just a 2˚C could push most tropical rainforests above their safe ‘heat threshold’ As they photosynthesise and grow, tropical forests…
While the coronavirus pandemic has dragged down economies worldwide, a segment of the coal market that’s attracted little attention from environmentalists remains strong.
Self-Cleaning Electric Mask Can Power Itself With a Phone ChargerâAnd They Will Likely Only Cost $1 Apiece
This face mask developed by Technion researchers can kill off dangerous pathogens from its surface by drawing electricity from a standard phone charger.
How captive animals are coping with the sudden emptiness of the world’s zoos and aquariums
(Cranfield University) Leading academics from across Cranfield University are calling for a new approach to UK resilience. Writing in today’s Financial Times, the academics believe that as well as lessons learnt from the response to COVID-19 there is a much wider lesson to be learnt about how the UK identifies, prepares and responds to threats and risks, such as to our safety, our national security and from climate change.
(University of South Australia) A complete reset of Australia’s tourism industry is necessary to ensure its future success, according to global tourism expert, Professor Marianna Sigala at the University of South Australia.
The unique, community-led Nashulai Maasai Nature Conservancy received donations from 100,000 people on Avaaz to help sustain them through COVID-19.
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I spent over 40 years in the Australian defence force. Our lack of preparedness concerns me | Chris Barrie
The past 18 years has been a period of significant disengagement and disinterest by the community in Australian political affairs. The political shenanigans described in Malcolm Turnbull’s recent book A Bigger Picture ought to be a wake-up call that as…
The dust storms that devastated the US prairie during the Great Depression were the worst ecological disaster in American history. They were also, partly, manmade. Decades of farming in the Great Plains had rid the topsoil of its native grass,…