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Our meat obsession is destroying the planet – the solution is to change how we see animals

Catherine Duxbury, University of Essex and Colin Samson, University of Essex Globally, we eat around 318 million tonnes of meat every year. By 2050, that figure is projected to reach 517 million tonnes. This rising number reflects how farming animals like pigs, chickens and cows for consumption by humans has been largely normalised as essential […]

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The fastest population growth in the West’s wildland fringes is in ecosystems most vulnerable to wildfires

Homes overlook a forest in the wildland-urban interface in Arizona. Marius von Essen Krishna Rao, Stanford University; Alexandra Konings, Stanford University; Marta Yebra, Australian National University; Noah Diffenbaugh, Stanford University, and Park Williams, University of California, Los Angeles The view from the foothills of the Sierra Nevada in Southern California can be beautiful – pine […]

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Tributes pour in for Stephen Hawking, the famous theoretical physicist who died at age 76

Alan Duffy, Swinburne University of Technology; Alice Gorman, Flinders University; Jonti Horner, University of Southern Queensland; Lisa Harvey-Smith, CSIRO; Matthew Bailes, Swinburne University of Technology, and Steven Tingay, Curtin University March 14, 2018 – Acclaimed British theoretical physicist, cosmologist and author Stephen Hawking has died aged 76. Hawking is best known for his work on […]

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