Misogyny, male rage and the words men use to describe Greta Thunberg

Author: Camilla Nelson, Meg Vertigan
Date: September 30, 2019
Greta Thunberg departs after speaking at the youth climate strike in Battery Park, New York. Peter Foley/EPA Camilla Nelson, University of Notre Dame Australia and Meg Vertigan, University of Newcastle Detractors have dismissed Swedish climate activist Greta Thunberg - a Nobel Prize nominee - as...

Curious Kids: how do scientists know evolution is real?

Author: Jenny Graves
Date: 1/10/19
Darwin wondered: what if species change over time in response to their environment? Shutterstock In science, we look at the evidence and try to find the theory that best explains it. And that’s what happened when it came to figuring out evolution. We can see life evolving all around us. Plan...

Science: Decline of the North American birds

Author: Kenneth V. Rosenberg,
Date: 19/9/19
Species extinctions have defined the global biodiversity crisis, but extinction begins with loss in abundance of individuals that can result in compositional and functional changes of ecosystems. Using multiple and independent monitoring networks, we report population losses across much of the North...

We’re Killing the Oceans, and We’ll Pay Dearly for It

Author: Matt Simon
Source: WIRED
Date: 25/9/19
Depending on whom you ask, the IPCC’s latest report is either startling, depressing, or dire—or more likely a combination of all three. When the sun sets on the human race, and the cause of death isn’t an asteroid scorching the Earth, whoever or whatever comes after our kind might uncover the...