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.
Want to protect your brain from environmental toxicity? Take this test
In this great article, Sally Mathrick shares how to protect your brain from environmental toxicity and why it's important for...
Why cellulose is the answer to our future textile demands?
Cellulose is produced from pine and fir and can be an environment-friendly textile fibre in the future.
How does your coffee habit affect the environment?
Coffee has a dark side linking it to concerns ranging from rainforest destruction to slavery. Here’s a guide to finding...
Traffic pollution exposure linked to heart disease
Exposure to traffic-related air pollution may increase risk of developing cardiovascular diseases through its effects on good cholesterol or HDL.
How urban green spaces trigger different brain activity
Walking between busy urban environments and green spaces triggers different distinctive patterns of brain activity in older adults.
Are your clothes impacting climate change?
The environmental impact of the clothing industry has been mapped comprehensively in a life cycle analysis for the first time.
How to use basil for headaches, coughs and diarrhoea
Did you know basil can help treat headaches, coughs, diarrhoea, constipation, warts, worms and kidney problems? Find out more.