Huge fires are raging across multiple regions of the Amazon Basin.
The Amazon is burning at record levels, and land clearing is to blame. The good news: we already know what we need to do to stop it.
The Australian Bureau of Statistics insists inequality has been stable, but its data suggests something less rosy.
Better data would tell us more about the ultrawealthy, but they really do seem to be growing more wealthy, more quickly, than the rest of us.
A new report says Australia’s universities are too reliant on income from Chinese students.
Australian universities need to reduce their reliance on revenue from students from countries such as China or India.
‘Choose life’ was scrawled across the sky last Sunday and again today as abortion legislation is debated in the NSW upper house.
You're as free to write anything in the sky as you are to post it on the internet, provided you have a plane, or a pilot willing to relay your message.
When you’re feeling sick, your immune system is fighting to get you well again.
The white blood cells act as an army of fighting cells, protecting your body from bad cells known as germs. White blood cells can capture germs and even swallow them.
Another issue is that pre-polling gives an advantage to the major parties over the smaller ones, due to the latter having fewer resources.
AAP/Bianca de Marchi
An analysis of pre-polling figures shows a surge in early voting, particularly in regional areas. But questions remain about how it affects the relationship between voters and parties.
People have different views when it comes to school uniforms.
We asked five experts from various fields whether school uniforms should be compulsory. Four out of five said no.
Shifting agriculture away from low-protein cereal crops towards legumes is essential.
AAP Image/Dave Hunt
There are plenty of barriers, but if we really want to we can feed the world on plant protein (largely from legumes).
Male (left) and female Heterodoxus spiniger from Borneo.
Natural History Museum, London
Reconsidering an old ecological conundrum comes up with a new perspective on migration, contact and trade in the Australia and Asia-Pacific region.
One of the most influential agricultural entomologists in history was an insatiably curious and fiercely independent woman named Eleanor Anne Ormerod. She never went to school - nor was she paid for her work.
Rats will eat anything and they have a LOT of babies. That’s why there’s so many of them.
Black rats are originally from India and brown rats are originally from China.
Ex-combatants learned to survey birds, plants and other wildlife.
In the wake of decades of violence, ex-guerrillas in Colombia are making conservation part of the path to peace.
Toni Morrison photographed in 2010: in both her fiction and non-fiction, she sought to expose the ‘national amnesia’ underlying often unconscious forms of racism.
In her creative and critical work, Toni Morrison sought to remap the contours of American literature and culture.
Di Indonesia, kelompok berpenghasilan tinggi menghabiskan sekitar 27 kali lebih banyak minuman manis daripada kelompok berpenghasilan rendah.
Penelitian kami memperkirakan berapa banyak manfaat pajak minuman manis di Indonesia.
In Indonesia, the highest-income group spends about 27 times as much on sugary drinks as the lowest.
Our research estimates how much benefit taxing sugary drinks could bring to Indonesia.
Protests against the removal of Article 370 in India’s constitution, which gives the territory of Jammu and Kashmir an autonomous status.
For decades, the Indian state of Jammu and Kashmir had a special status, with its own constitution, flag and the ability to make its own laws.
Like any other travelers, Muslim pilgrims review their hajj trips on sites like TripAdvisor — usually with extreme enthusiasm.
AP Photo/Khalil Hamra
Hajj pilgrims looking online for advice about their upcoming pilgrimage to Mecca, in Saudi Arabia, may not find TripAdvisor so useful.
The latest claim that job-seekers are actively snubbing work opportunities flies in the face of research.
Claiming "there are jobs out there for those who want them" is cheap rhetoric glossing over the reality of unemployment.
A new branch of younger protesters has taken a more militant approach, which has proved effective in rattling the government.
Ritchie B. Tongo/EPA
Protesters have adopted new approaches stemming from the failures of the 2014 Umbrella Movement and they are building something that is showing resilience to Beijing’s authoritarianism.
Kekeringan bisa mengancam ketersediaan padi untuk pangan.
Untuk menghasilkan 1 kilogram beras, tanaman padi memerlukan air sebanyak 2.500 liter.