Read the latest opinion articles inspired by science.
23 Jan 2020
Australian scientists warned the country could face a climate change-driven bushfire crisis by 2020. It arrived on schedule.
21 Jan 2020
"So many of us are wondering: have lives spent furthering conservation been wasted?"
20 Jan 2020
Carcasses can play a positive role as landscapes recover from fire, providing rich nutrients for other native animal, microbial and plant species.
14 Jan 2020
Australia has a long history of bushfires. But several factors make eastern Australia’s recent crisis different to infamous bushfires in the past.
13 Jan 2020
We estimate most of the range and population of between 20 and 100 threatened species will have been burnt.
27 Nov 2019
The Victorian government’s logging business is cutting native forests on steep slopes, in an apparent rule breach that threatens water supplies.
19 Nov 2019
More concerning than the death of a tree is how we waste them afterwards.
2 Oct 2019
In Australia, renewable energy is growing at a per capita rate ten times faster than the world average.
9 Sep 2019
Scientists and science fans love to discuss the science in Doctor Who.