Jack of all trades or master of none? Impact of specialization on returns

A new study has found that specialist active management firms outperform those that have a more…

One-two-punch catalysts trapping carbon dioxide for cleaner fuels

Copper and platinum nanoparticles added to the surface of a blue titania photocatalyst significantly improve its…

Teachers are more depressed and anxious than the average Australian

Over half of Australian teachers suffer from anxiety and nearly one-fifth are depressed. These are the…

This centuries-old river red gum is a local legend worth fighting for

In Dr. Seuss’s The Lorax, the Lorax famously said: “I am the Lorax. I speak for…

France to step up wolf culls as population surges

Wolf populations in the wild jumped in France last year, a faster-than-expected increase that will prompt…

Rapid change in coral reefs prompts global calls for a rethink

Coral reef experts from around the world are calling for an urgent re-evaluation of our climate…

Disappearing sea ice is changing the whole ecosystem of the Arctic Ocean

I drafted this article while looking north over the frozen Lincoln Sea, at the northernmost tip…

Why you can't just throw anything in the recycling bin

For many years the recycling collected from households in the UK and other Western countries has…

How the 'good guy with a gun' became a deadly American fantasy

At the end of May, it happened again. A mass shooter killed 12 people, this time…

Language matters when the Earth is in the midst of a climate crisis

In a 2015 essay, poet and novelist Margaret Atwood wrote, “It’s not climate change, it’s everything…