Climate change

kelp forests are havens for sea life

Sending out an SOS

Tue, 07/04/2015 - 3:55pm

The world's oceans are fundamental to human survival but they are also in peril. Is it too late to save our seas? asks DR REESE HALTER.

bee on echinacea flower

A dying buzz

Wed, 22/10/2014 - 11:41am

Climate disruption and insecticides known as neonics are proving a deadly combination for bees, writes DR REESE HALTER.

Temperature rising

Tue, 12/11/2013 - 9:05am

A draft report from the CCA recommends Australia aim to cut its greenhouse gas emissions by up to 50 per cent by 2030.

Leucospis wasp drinking nectar from goldenrod

Into the wild

Tue, 03/09/2013 - 4:17pm

Gardeners can become fixated on maximising productive space, but having a wild patch in the garden can bring many benefits, from pollination to pest control, writes JERRY COLEBY-WILLIAMS.

Shelter from the storm

Fri, 07/12/2012 - 10:20am

JUSTIN RUSSELL reflects on the latest round of climate talks at Doha, and the implications of dangerous global warming for gardeners.

Save our seeds

Sun, 19/08/2012 - 1:13pm

Seeds are disappearing. In the century leading up to the year 2000, the world lost 75 per cent of the genetic diversity of its agricultural crops, the United Nations Food and Agriculture...

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