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How Jumbo Squids Survive Freezing Cold, Oxygen-deprived Waters

Humans are a picky species. We are happiest in a near-constant environment and experience severe and often fatal injuries if our core temperature falls...

People Hate Cruelty to Animals, So Why Do We Do It?

Animal welfare experts warn our pets could suffer during the coronavirus pandemic, including from abuse or abandonment. When we hear about animals being neglected, we’re...

Aussie invention could save old coal stations by running them on zero-emissions ‘Lego’ blocks

As climate change worsens, the future of fossil fuel jobs and infrastructure is uncertain. But a new energy storage technology invented in Australia could...

Foreign Agriculture Investments Don’t Always Threaten Food Security: the Case of Madagascar

Large-scale land acquisitions have been increasing in developing countries following the 2007/8 high food price crisis. Countries with limited agricultural potential, like Gulf states,...

Lions Are Less Likely to Attack Cattle With Eyes Painted on Their Backsides

The predation of livestock by carnivores, and the retaliatory killing of carnivores as a result, is a major global conservation challenge. Such human-wildlife conflicts...

Tackling Climate Change Could Bring North and South Korea Closer and Help Stabilise the Region

The Paris Agreement, signed in 2015 requires every country to make pledges to tackle climate change. North Korea is no exception. Given that air pollution...