Climate change

Worms help the soil

Worm warriors

May 2015

Diverse soil communities can limit the effects of climate change, explains PENNY WOODWARD.

bee on echinacea flower

A dying buzz

October 2014

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

Temperature rising

November 2013

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

September 2013

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

December 2012

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

Save our seeds

August 2012

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 Organisation (FAO) estimates.

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