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.
How autumn leaves can be used in high-tech electronics
A new study finds that fallen autumn leaves can be converted into porous carbon material for use in high-tech electronics.
Discover wild Sumatra
Gorgeous northern Sumatra is the holiday destination you didn’t realise you were seeking. Come join us?
Have you tried trail therapy?
Running through the wilds is a simple way to combine a runner’s high with nature’s therapeutic benefits. Throw in the...
The cost of tropical deforestation
Researchers perform an analysis of the trade-offs between agricultural benefits and losses of multiple ecosystem services due to tropical deforestation.
How to live a plastic-free life
Discover how one reader adjusted her lifestyle towards a more sustainable existence.
How to safely treat tick bites and Borrelia
In this article, we look at prevention and how to safely remove ticks from your furry friends.
We chat to Christina Stevens about her message of love
We chat to Australian award-winning filmmaker and author Christina Stevens about love, the environment and personal liberation.
Switching from coal to solar can save lives
Scientists calculate the cost of coal power generation in terms of human lives and switching to solar is an investment.
How traffic pollution affects children
Exposure to high levels of traffic pollution affects children at the DNA level.