The secrecy surrounding this major announcement is troubling, and there are many questions still to be answered.
Capturing cow urine could allow us to reduce the amount of damaging nitrate and nitrous oxide that ends up in the environment.
A 70-year-old Cold War-era treaty among the three nations is finding renewed importance in response to the global rise of Chinese power and influence.
As New Zealand enters another lockdown after detecting a single COVID case, it’s time to consider whether stringent zero COVID strategies are feasible in the long term.
From the archive: using misinformation to fool predators into leaving bird nests alone. Listen to The Conversation Weekly podcast.
The home affairs minister says Australia is exploring resettlement overseas for ‘broad cohorts’ of people. But such deals do not get Australia off the hook.
The restrictions that have hurt the live scene will remain for a little while longer, following Boris Johnson’s announcement
The bacteria which causes the infection in yellow-eyed penguins is closely related to a human pathogen.
New research shows that people who suffer from mental disorders earlier in life were more likely to subsequent develop physical diseases, age faster, and also die earlier than those who did not.
With a recent election declared void and another snap election called, the Pacific nation seems to be spiralling away from democracy once again.
Hives that travel by truck, bees paid for their pollination service, adulterated honey, economic theories based on an imaginary social organization…
A missing girl, a sensational trial, and the troubled history of anti-trafficking.
A responsible approach to the use of artificial intelligence by government requires transparency. The Canadian government’s use of AI in making immigration decisions warrants further investigation.
The spy alliance has had the same membership for more than 60 years. That could be about the change.
Plus a new technique to protect birds from predators – using fake smells. Listen to episode 10 of The Conversation Weekly podcast.
When scientists first thought to deceive predators with bird smells, the idea seemed crazy. But after seeing how fake news messes with the minds of both humans and animals, it now makes sense.
If a trans-Tasman travel bubble were to be established, passengers would likely need to use ‘vaccine passports’ to prove their vaccination status. But any tech-based system comes with security risks.
New research finds Australians and New Zealanders show high levels of trust in political leaders and in science. This in part explains the strong compliance with successful pandemic measures.
Commentators across the political spectrum spread anti-Islamic rhetoric, insisting that Islam is intrinsically violent and that Muslims are terrorists. But studies show these claims are unfounded.
The benefits of road-user charging are now well established. And including electric vehicles doesn’t have to be a deterrent to their uptake, as New Zealand and other nations have shown.