2020. A year reminding us that Covid-19 is not the only pandemic impacting societies. In fact, there is a deadlier, darker, and deep-rooted issue that’s gripped the world for centuries. […]
As you peer down through your mask at the reef below, the glorious colours and pigments you’ve seen in pictures and documentaries are tragically missing. Instead, you descend into a […]
Yes, the selfies you take hugging or petting wild animals promotes animal cruelty and sustains the animal selfies black market. The age of selfies is upon us. With every activity […]
Challenging perceptions of Indigenous people and adopting their conservation practices could be crucial to the survival of the Australian wilderness.
Evidence of our inability to put a stop to habitat destruction and exploitation suggests it might be time for a rethink. Could awarding nature the same rights as people be the answer to successful nature protection?
A recent scientific study highlights that almost two-fifths of the world’s plant species are at risk of extinction (Fig. 1) (1). This astonishing figure quickly received much attention on the news […]
One day, 50,000 years ago, a modern human and a Neanderthal met for the first time. They may not have been able to communicate effectively with one another, yet that […]
Many still remember Steven Spielberg’s Hollywood blockbuster: Jaws. Its release in 1975 was a turning-point for shark species. It has changed the public perception of our oceans, considering sharks as fearsome and colossal “man-eaters”…
Climate change is having major impacts on our environment worldwide, one being that flowering plants are now blossoming later on in spring. This is bad news for pollinators as they need the pollen to feed their young after winter. Luckily, bumble bees seem to have found a way around this…
As intelligent animals ourselves, humans are keen to learn whether other species share our skills. Could performing magic to an animal audience develop the field of animal cognition? I don’t […]