Read the latest opinion articles inspired by science.
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.
15 Apr 2019
Evidence from around the world shows that public investment in STEM can advance a strong economy, a healthy population and a sustainable environment.
8 Apr 2019
Environmental news is rarely good. But even by those low standards, 2018 was especially bad.
4 Feb 2019
Damning royal commission report leaves no doubt that we all lose if the Murray-Darling Basin Plan fails
Evidence uncovered by the Royal Commission has shown systemic failures in the implementation of the Murray-Darling Basin Plan.