Large-scale study 'shows neonic pesticides harm bees'

Posted in Featured, Science on 30th Jun, 2017
by Alex Muller

The most extensive study to date on neonicotinoid pesticides concludes that they harm both honeybees and wild bees.

Theres a treasure trove of mineral resources on the seafloor

Posted in Business on 13th Apr, 2017
by Alex Muller

There are precious minerals to mine, but no regulations in place.

Banned chemicals persist in deep ocean

Posted in Featured, Science on 15th Feb, 2017
by Alex Muller

Chemicals banned in the 1970s have been found in the deepest reaches of the Pacific Ocean, a new study shows.

Over half of primates now facing extinction, new report says

Posted in Science on 20th Jan, 2017
by Alex Muller

The primates are a diverse order that include apes, our closest biological relatives, as well as monkeys, lemurs, lorises and tarsiers.

Plants are ramping up photosynthesis, helping absorb carbon dioxide

Posted in Science on 13th Dec, 2016
by Alex Muller

Green plants are helping us fight climate change, but scientists say that in the future, they may not be able to absorb so much of our extra CO2.