Read the latest opinion articles inspired by science.
12 Aug 2019
UN climate change report: land clearing and farming contribute a third of the world's greenhouse gases
We can’t achieve the goals of the Paris Climate Agreement without managing emissions from land use, according to the IPCC.
29 Jul 2019
Available water supply is not only determined by rainfall. It also depends on water storage.
15 Jul 2019
There are worrying signs Antarctica is changing faster than expected and in places previously thought to be protected from rapid change.
8 Jul 2019
Time will tell if this is a record summer for Greenland ice melt, but the pattern over the past 20 years is clear
No part of the planet is free from the impacts of human-caused climate change. But Greenland is experiencing the impacts particularly severely.
1 Jul 2019
Conventional conservation approaches are unlikely to lead to effective coexistence between humans and large carnivores in human-dominated landscapes.
24 Jun 2019
The idea of being able to send instructions to organisms in different kingdoms is fascinating.
19 Jun 2019
In an ideal world, people would look at issues with a clear focus only on the facts. But in the real world, we know that doesn’t happen often.
23 Apr 2019
It’s time to recognise logging for short-lived wood products is a poor use of native forests.