Slated by critics, Netflix’s Persuasion isn’t as bad as it’s been made out to be.
Communities already retreat from flooding and in the face of sea level rise. Is retreat from wildfires next, and what would that look like?
Since the second world war, changing ideas about how children should behave have made us fear independent and competent children.
A single seagrass plant in Shark Bay is around 4,500 years old, covers 200 square kilometres of seabed, and thrives in harsh conditions.
A long-term study of wild animal populations shows each generation is on average almost 20% genetically ‘better’ than their parents at surviving and reproducing.
Potting soils are helping plant seeds travel. Is it benign or harmful?
Researchers wanted to understand what happens when chameleons – animals that display dynamic colour change – find themselves in an environment without their natural predators.
How can we, personally, prepare for a future with not only more frequent natural disasters, but one that will also profoundly change the environment, communities and the economy?
The climate crisis makes it important to investigate and understand the mechanisms of plant growth if we are to keep agricultural crops sustainable.
Cockroaches have been on Earth far longer than humans and may outlast us. Here are a few reasons why.
Simply providing passive information is not enough. Governments must find better ways to deliver important messages about natural hazards.
The little ice age unleashed famines and revolutions which tested the very bonds of society.
From melting glaciers to mounting storms, the impacts of climate change are global – but they’re not equally shared.
The author’s 9-year-old son will likely face about four times as many extreme events in his lifetime as older adults today. An international report explains the impacts already being felt.
As the impacts and costs of climate change increase over time, New Zealand’s financial systems could become less stable and the government less able to support those affected.
An author of the report explains the damaging effects climate change is already having and why adaptation is essential.
The damage from storms, droughts and sea level rise is in the news almost daily. Some money is flowing to help poor countries, but what isn’t clear is how much impact the funds are having.
Research has revealed how earless moths manage to avoid bat attacks - by evolving sophisticated acoustic tricks.
The risk from heat waves is about more than intensity – being able to cool off is essential, and that’s hard to find in many low-income areas of the world.
The most affordable homes face the highest risks from disasters for three key reasons.