Why you need to know about the Great Pacific Garbage Patch
Microplastic flotsam in oceans is killing animals and harming waters. Now is the time to reduce waste, improve waterways and...
Ever wondered how green roofs flourish?
Species that live on green roofs arrive there by travelling on birds or riding air currents.
Laughter can inspire climate change activism
Humour can be as effective a motivator as fear in inspiring people to pursue climate change activism.
Discover how food packaging affects your health
If you eat packaged food, it's highly likely that some chemicals from the packaging will leach into the food. The...
How to detox your world
Sally Mathrick poses questions to consider in your quest for a toxin-free life.
Sunlight used in manufacturing nitrogen fertilisers
Sunlight can provide sustainable energy needed to manufacture nitrogen-based fertilisers.
Why we need greener gadgets
Until recently, the environmental ramifications of electronic devices were often overlooked. But, with consumption of technological gadgets growing steadily, this...
Agriculture threatens nearby protected forests
A study examines the threatening effect of oil palm plantations on nearby tropical forests.
How to recover silver from laundry waste water
Silver nanoparticles in clothing which ends up in washing waste water can be recovered by a closed-loop sustainable method.
Water supply affected by climate change and forest devegetation
Researchers discover that changes in ground vegetation can impact global water resources as much as climate change.
Putting discarded print cartridges to good use
Residual toner from discarded print cartridges may be used to produce iron, instead of harming our environment.
How our genetics affect our visual experiences
A new study finds that genetics plays a key role in what people choose to see in their environment.
Striking Sri Lankan elephant safari
Encountering some of nature’s most striking animals in near solitude is an experience that’s hard to beat — and even...
The environmental cost of keeping you cool
Refrigerants are a valued part of everyday modern living, but they come with an environmental cost.
7 ways to green your travel
Alexx Stuart discusses the little things you can do to travel a little greener. Read more.
How to pave a road with cigarette butts
Cigarette butts encapsulated in asphalt traps toxic chemicals and also solve the alarming problem of cigarette butt waste.
Why do the elderly get itchy?
Karen Bridgman gets to the source of a case of severe itch.
Will we continue to have the food we love in the future?
We’re a nation that loves food but how connected are we really to the source of our energy? And, amid...
How risky is low-dose radiation?
Low dose exposure to radiation is less risky than other modern lifestyle risks such as obesity, smoking and air pollution.