A collection of 34 posts
How do you know your food is fresh? It started with Al Capone.
Why do we recognize the moral ambiguity of some environmentally harmful adventures more than others?
The journey of an animal from near extinction to rehabilitaton.
The new space race is on — but will it reduce the space between the rich and the poor?
The darker side to the clothes you wear.
Think before you swat a fly. They could be what's keeping your favourite foodstuff going.
Darwin’s contemporary had a theory of evolution too. What if we’d listened to him instead?
What do these things have in common: a microwave popcorn bag, a non-stick frying pan; and your brightly coloured nail polish?
We are a cornucopia of chemicals. At what point does that get too much?
They’re taking over the world, we know — but the idea of ‘recycling’ only makes it worse.
We may not have the same jobs as you, but our life is busy too.
Incandescent lightbulbs or LEDs? Let’s put things into perspective.
The ecological processes behind one of the world’s most popular beverages
Eating more meat made us human. Now our survival demands we eat less of it.
How a World of Warcraft bug could provide insights into the world’s latest epidemic.
Hot springs, colourful microbes: surviving in a world that’s unique, beautiful, and hostile
Deciding which species to keep and which to discard? Maybe there’s a simple answer.
Is fire really evil? Maybe it’s just a natural part of the environment.
Here's a low-tech tool to reverse climate change.
The new climate movement that thinks Greenpeace isn’t green enough.
Most invasions are planned in advance. But this one was an accident.
How Diwali celebrations make for prettier sunsets.
Darkness is just the absence of photons. Or is it?
Will the leguminous Prince find her? And what root will he take?
Drought, overuse, tourism, climate change? No: here, the problems are different.