Bees were struggling in the UK’s very wet summer as rain stopped them finding food.
Southern Québec is warming twice as rapidly as the rest of the world due to the progressive loss of snow cover. An average annual warming of 3 C to 6 C is expected by the end of the century.
Heat stroke is a danger in extreme temperatures, but a major risk factor for dying during a heat wave is cardiovascular disease and other pre-existing health conditions.
‘When in doubt, throw it out’ – and more tips to make sure your festive feast won’t make you sick.
A hands-on approach to learning about bugs can help students from urban communities take an interest in science.
Here’s how reflective pavement works and what cities need to think about.
This year summer schools will have to figure out how to tend to the emotional and academic needs of students coming out of remote learning.
There is much more to these chunky beetles of early summer than what first meets the eye.
Our research looked at deaths in Australia between 1968 and 2018. While more people tend to die in winter than summer, this gap is narrowing – and that’s a worry.
There is plenty of misinformation circulating about ticks and the diseases they may carry. Here are four myths debunked, along with tick facts to keep people safe when exploring the outdoors.
This autumn, embrace puddles. Even tiny pools of water can be essential for birds, trees and pets — from washing away chemicals on leaves to forcing worms to emerge.
Public health measures have helped control COVID-19 in Australia. But they’ve affected other winter viruses, too.
Memories of past holidays shape this one and ones years in the future.
With protection underfoot and ventilation on top, the thong is the perfect summer shoe for Australian conditions. Pity it’s not really Australian.
Summer is the time for road trips — and books that can take you on a journey of discovery.
Summer is here, and so are the mozzies. So what do you need to consider when you’re picking a mosquito repellent?
Finally we have a word to describe why wasps bother you in late summer: furlough.
Knowing who has had the coronavirus relies on testing – which itself is influenced by the weather.
After months of isolation, beaches could see a rising number of rescues and drownings.
Flat-faced dogs had twice the odds of suffering heatstroke compared with a labrador retriever.