… but not for long. Sorry everyone, but we’re having to stop the presses for a time – we’ve been brought to a halt by ill-health. It’s nothing serious, it shouldn’t last long – but it means we can’t publish anything for the moment. We plan to return on Monday 3 September, full of vim and vigour and with plenty to report. See you then! The Editors PS: We won’t be able to answer emails either for the duration.
2 August, 2918 – Food could stay safe and hygienic, wrapped in a safe plastic made entirely from farm waste. The wrapper could then rot away without harming wildlife.
20 July, 2018 – Information now travels along the internet. But what happens when sea levels rise and leave a flooded internet, its vital cables and traffic hubs under water?
5 June, 2018 – Evidence from the dinosaurs’ deaths 65 million years ago might just provide a lesson to learn about the lasting damage now being done by humanity.
23 May, 2018 – Researchers think there may be an ancient link between catastrophic climate change and the forces that build mountains: shifts in the Earth’s crust.
14 May, 2018 – There is such a thing as planetary climate influence which changes the Earth over aeons. Now scientists know just how it happens.
19 April, 2018 – Astrobiology, the search for alien life, has a lesson for us here on Earth: our hope for a long-lived civilisation may not be sustainable.
30 March, 2018 – Sorry we haven’t been available for a few days. We’ll be back very soon.
20 March, 2018 – Climate refugees, people fleeing climate change’s impacts by moving to new homes, may number over 140 million by 2050, the World Bank reports.
15 March, 2018 – With Cape Town’s water crisis so bad that its taps may soon run dry, Capetonians are working together to avert a shared disaster.
9 March, 2018: Sorry we haven’t been available for a few days. We’ll be back very soon.